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Ryan Clark of the PoCo Sport Alliance and Elisa Maruzzo, engagement manager for Sport for Life, enjoy being active at the playground at Gates Park in Port Coquitlam. Maruzzo’s group is helping PoCo educators, health practitioners, city workers and sports groups come up with ways to promote active lifestyles in the city in an initiative supported by the Active People, Active Places, BC Physical Activity Strategy.

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A former public works employee with the city of Port Coquitlam faces a theft charge for allegedly stealing copper piping from the municipality. Monday, Coquitlam RCMP announced that Harold Edward Lewis, a 56-year-old PoCo resident, had been charged with the offence following a police investigation that started July 13. Lewis, a former water operator, is expected to make his first court appearance Dec. 3 at Port Coquitlam provincial court on one count of theft under $5,000. Cpl. Mike McLaughlin told The Tri-City News that while city managers notified the RCMP of seven city workers who had been fired for allegedly stealing copper piping and selling the product for scrap metal for personal gain, “the evidence to proceed only supports a single criminal charge.” see NO NEW, page 10

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family and was unsure how it would be received, given the cultural differences. “The family welcomed them and they shared tea. It was a very lovely exchange,” MacLean said, adding, “It really lets people reach out of their regular circles, help their neighbour and connect with the community.” Last year, 217 households were sponsored by 140 individuals and groups through the Caring Neighbour program.

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Families, faith groups, businesses and schools wishing to provide a personal touch in choosing gifts and food for many Tri-City low-income families can register to sponsor a family through the Caring Neighbour program. “We have a Nov. 30 deadline so we can get everyone matched. It allows us to do the best possible match,” said Claire MacLean, executive director of Share Family and Community Services, which runs the program. MacLean said Caring Neighbour is a wonderful way to get to know people in your community while also helping out those who could use a little extra boost during the holiday season. Typically, sponsors provide a food hamper as well as gifts for each member of the family. They usually drop off the basket at the family’s home and get to know the people they are sponsoring. “We hear a lot of really great stories from this program,” said MacLean, recalling how one

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Share volunteer Jim Donald packs a hamper at the Port Moody food bank. This year, Share expects to provide hampers for 1,219 families and toys to 1,289 children. Second World War veteran and his wife registered each year to sponsor a family because it was

a way of giving back. “He remembered how difficult the holiday season was

during war time and it was their way of making sure nobody saw that level of scarcity,”

she told The Tri-City News. Another group purchased gifts and food for a refugee

Here are other ways you can help during the Christmas season: • Share seeks volunteers to help with the gift wrap program at Coquitlam Centre mall, which runs Dec. 1 to 24 during mall hours. Shifts are three hours long and those interested can call Hayley at 604-529-5107. • Cash donations are appreciated this time of year to support programs run by Share Family and Community Services. Tri-City residents will soon receive a Share Joy Giving Guide in the mail to provide information about programs that support seniors, children, youth and families. Find out more at www.sharesociety.ca dstrandberg@tricitynews.com @dstrandbergTC

Various ways to give & receive during holidays Food and gifts among help that is available Diane StranDberg The Tri-CiTy News

Share Family and Community Services volunteers and staff are preparing for the social service organization’s annual Christmas programs. ”There’s a lot to be done and we’re already getting calls from people wishing to help with some of the programs,”

said Claire MacLean, Share’s executive director. Indeed, take a tour through the Port Moody warehouse and volunteers are busy sorting food, stacking crates and taking stock of what’s available now for families and what will be needed over the holiday season. More than 3,450 Tri-Cities residents received assistance from Share’s Christmas programs last holiday season and similar numbers are anticipated this year. “We expect Tri-City residents to step up and be generous as they always are,” MacLean said.

Cash, non-perishable food and gifts for toddlers, children and teens are already being accepted. Here are some ways Share helps and how you can help:

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• Christmas food hampers will be distributed through Share’s three food bank locations on Dec. 12 and 19. • To register for food, apply in person with proof of address, such as a rental agreement or utility bill received in the past three months, and current identification for all members of the household.

If you are already a food bank recipient, you do not need to register for a Christmas Hamper.

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Beginning today (Wednesday), registration is taking place for Share’s toy program, which provides parents of guardians of children 17 years of age and under with the opportunity to choose a gift for each child. To register for the toy program, provide documentation indicating the household’s income is at or below the lowincome standard. To be eli-

gible, registrants much apply in person with current ID and the following: • proof of address, rental agreement, utility bill, bank statement received in the last three months. • identification for all members of the household • income source, e.g.: cheque stub from MEIA, E.I., WCB, work or bank statement for the household

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Investigators are remaining tight-lipped about an altercation early Sunday morning in Port Coquitlam that left one man dead and another in police custody. The incident occurred shortly before 6 a.m., when the Coquitlam RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance in the 2300-block of Atkins Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man in serious condition. He was rushed to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. A second man was arrested at the home in connection with the death. He suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital. Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said officers were continuing to canvas the neighbourhood and talk to witnesses. “We have a very good idea of what happened,” IHIT Cpl. Frank Jang told The Tri-City News. “We have quite a few witnesses.” There were other people in the house at the time of the

incident, he added, and several neighbours have also spoken with police. “I am hoping there is going to be an update soon on the investigation,” he said. Jang would not disclose the names or ages of the suspect and victim but said they were known to each other. Police believe the altercation was an isolated incident and that there isn’t any further risk to public safety. While investigators are piecing together what happened, Jang said they are still hoping to hear from anyone who has not yet spoken to police. “We are speaking with witnesses and we are doing a canvas of the neighbourhood surrounding that home,” he said. “We are asking for people… who may have heard any yelling or screaming or anything out of the ordinary.” Anyone with any information is asked to contact police at the IHIT information line (1-877-551-4448) or email ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. Those who wish to share information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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Vandals struck Hillcrest middle school in Coquitlam and neighbouring streets, leaving spray-painted graffiti and broken windows in their wake. Coquitlam RCMP Cpl. Michael McLaughlin said six to eight vehicles were damaged, windows were broken at the school and graffiti was spray-painted on the building and the cars. The spree took place late Friday night or early Saturday morning, causing a mess for the school district and nearby homeowners. “It’s very disturbing to the neighbourhood,” he said. It was reported to The TriCity News that one of the graf-

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A Remembrance Day poppy donation box was swiped off the counter of a Tim Hortons in Coquitlam’s Austin Heights neighbourhood early Friday morning. Laurie Chapman, Coquitlam Legion #263’s poppy fund chair, said the coffee shop is a popular location and the amount lost could range anywhere from $100 to $200. “It is an amount that is supposed to be for veterans,” she told The Tri-City News. “I think it is absolutely disgusting what they did.” After reviewing surveillance footage, managers at the Tim Hortons said they believe the incident occurred at around 4:16 a.m. on Nov. 2. Chapman said it is her understanding that multiple people may have been involved in the theft.

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A donation poppy box was stolen from an Austin Heights area Tim Hortons last week. Staff at the Tim Hortons were aware the poppy box had been taken but did not notify police and the legion was only informed of the theft on Monday. However, by Tuesday a report was filed with the Coquitlam RCMP and officers have been to the coffee shop to interview witnesses. “Whoever it was, they were not regulars,” Chapman said

on Tuesday. She is currently talking with Tim Hortons head office about getting a copy of the surveillance video. Once they receive the footage, she said she will forward it to police and they will have a better description of the suspects. “At this point, we are still waiting for the video,” she said. gmckenna@tricitynews.com @gmckennaTC

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$50K for PoCo active to teach phys. literacy Money will be used to train health educators Diane StranDberg The Tri-CiTy News

Literacy and numeracy are well-established educational goals, but what about physical literacy? The term may be turning up more in discussions about the need for children, youth and adults to get more active in their daily lives. And thanks to a new group called PoCo Active, residents of Port Coquitlam may be among the first to learn the new lingo. PoCo Active has received a $50,000 grant from the Sport for Life Society to train and mentor educators, health practitioners, coaches and city parks and recreation staff in the ideas of physical literacy for programs that will encourage people to be active for life. “The more we can give people, the more ‘durable’ they become,” said Ryan Clark, executive director of the Port Coquitlam Sport Alliance, whose group is part of PoCo Active. Already entrenched in the new provincial education curriculum, in Physical and Health Education courses, physical literacy is the underpinning of a healthy life. For children, it’s about being able to do fundamental movement skills in variety of physical activities and environments. But as people age, they can’t leave their active days behind.

In fact, said Elisa Maruzzo, engagement manager for Sport for Life, physical literacy is just as important as we grow older to prevent infirmity and to stave off illnesses that can result from an inactive lifestyle. “A lot of time, people don’t know what to do,” said Maruzzo, who demonstrated her balancing skills last week at the playground at Gates Park. “With PoCo Active, the doctors who provide information to their patients, teachers who work with kids will know about physical literacy because we will work with them to show them what it is.” Physical literacy is having the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to be active. But Maruzzo admits there are challenges: lack of time, too many screens, cold, wet weather, dark evenings and lack of initiative. Pointing to a couple of youths sitting next to an empty soccer field peering at their phones, Maruzzo said health, sport and education providers will need to work together to come up with measurable goals that will help PoCo residents be active for life, starting with the very young. “What’s making it so they want to be on the phones and not on the fields?” wondered Maruzzo. On the other hand, PoCo is perfectly situated for taking on such a challenge because it is located next to trails, there are a lot of parks and the new recreation complex will offer opportunities for promoting physical literacy.

With a Physical Literacy 101 course under the belts and plans for a future summit, PoCo Active members Fraser Health, School District 43 and PoCo Sport Alliance are working on plans for the future. And one goal will be getting the message out to the community that physical activity is for everyone.

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“Our investigation is complete from a police perspective,” he said. “We have talked to everybody that we could — dozens of potential witnesses and suspects — and have looked into everything that was supplied by the city. There will be no more charges unless new evidence comes forward.” In July — as first reported by The Tri-City News — the city dismissed seven workers in the engineering and public works department for allegedly taking copper pipes over a 10-year period. The estimated loss to the city was at least $75,000 and the workers’ length of service with the city ranged from one-and-a-half years to 21 years. Ron Narayan, acting president for CUPE Local 498, which represents unionized PoCo city workers, told The Tri-City News that the preliminary grievance hearings are now concluded for the seven employees and the case is up for arbitration; no date has been set.

CPL. MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN In a statement, Steve Traviss, PoCo’s human resources director, said the city did its “due diligence” to alert police about the seven employees who had been let go in early July. “Over the last few months, our priority has been learning from the incident,” he said. “We have been reviewing the structure, processes and procedures in place for monitoring the inventory, usage and disposal of city property, and implementing measures to help prevent such thefts in the future.” He added, “We thank our

employees for their continued professionalism and service to our community during this difficult time and for working hard every day to earn the trust of our citizens. Our residents can be assured that all essential service needs are being met to the highest safety standards.” The firings in July came two months after Dean McIntosh — a former PoCo facility maintenance co-ordinator — was sentenced for stealing about $175,000 from the city over three years; he received an 18-month conditional sentence order after he pleaded guilty in March to obtaining money over $5,000 by false pretences. McIntosh used the city’s credit card and purchasing system to buy tools and small machines, which were later resold via a third party. He admitted to his illegal actions when confronted by city managers, apologized and showed them how he committed his crimes. He also reimbursed the city for the full amount.

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HIGHLIGHTS • Strategically located next to the future neighbourhood centre that will serve this growing community. • The final two sites along the western boundary of the future Partington Creek Neighbourhood Centre which will be Burke Mountain’s vibrant commercial and recreational hub. • Zoned RT-2 (Townhouse Residential) sites with road construction, sidewalks and boulevards complete and site services to lot line. • Approximately 300 metres south of the future Sheffield Elementary School. • Potential view corridors to the south and east. Access and download the full RFO package, “RFO 18-09-07 Sale of Two Townhouse Development Sites at 3549 Princeton Avenue and 1350 Mitchell Street, Coquitlam, B.C.” from coquitlam.ca/bids.

RFO 18-09-07, SALE OF TWO TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT SITES AT 3549 PRINCETON AVENUE AND 1350 MITCHELL STREET, COQUITLAM, B.C. CIVIC ADDRESS: 3549 Princeton Avenue, Coquitlam BC

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These sites are available for purchase through a public request for offers (RFO) process. You can access and download the full RFO package, “RFO 18-09-07 Sale of Two Townhouse Development Sites at 3549 Princeton Avenue and 1350 Mitchell Street, Coquitlam, B.C.” detailing the process for submitting an offer, along with additional detailed site information at: coquitlam.ca/bids. Parties interested in submitting an offer, must follow instructions detailed within the RFO document. Offer(s) and deposit(s) must be received by the City of Coquitlam no later than 2 p.m. PST, Wednesday, December 5, 2018. All inquiries are to be directed in writing by email only, quoting “RFO 18-09-07, Sale of Two Townhouse Development Sites at 3549 Princeton Avenue and 1350 Mitchell Street, Coquitlam, B.C.” to: landsales@coquitlam.ca.


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anmore Green septic problem goes to court Mario Bartel The Tri-CiTy News

Anmore council has agreed in principle the only solution to resolve the ongoing septic issues at the Anmore Green Estates (AGE) strata complex is to connect the 51 homes to Port Moody’s municipal sewer system. But a petition by the Anmore Green strata to B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster on Oct. 12 to extend the process with the village to allow 11 properties on a decommissioned septic field to be developed could further delay a resolution to the problem of contaminated leakage burbling up near Eagle Mountain middle and Heritage Woods secondary in Port Moody. On Oct. 19, the judge hearing the case rejected Anmore Green’s request for a quick decision and ordered a full hearing. No court date has been set. Brandie Roberts, the vicepresident of AGE’s strata council, said owners will need to develop part of the property to pay for the cost of the sewer hookup and the annual expense of membership in the Metro Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District that administers municipal sewer systems for all of Metro Vancouver. In a letter sent to Anmore council on Monday, she said the initial cost estimate of $200,000 to achieve

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The owners in the Anmore Green Estates strata complex say they need to be able to subdivide 11 properties atop a decommissioned septic field in order to afford to pay for the complex to be hooked into Port Moody’s municipal sewer system. that has already doubled. “The value of these lands funds this process and the eventual connection cost,” Roberts told The Tri-City News. “Without the funding for the connection coming from our septic land, our community doesn’t know how we’ll pay for the costs to connect.” A resolution passed by Anmore council Oct. 16 said the residents of the strata must bear all the costs associated with hooking up Port Moody’s sewer system just 60 metres away as well as ongoing costs to be connected to the regional sewerage system. Anmore Mayor John McEwen said the annual ongoing flow costs would be about $10,000, increasing to $12,000 in five years, as well as any ad-

ditional maintenance costs. McEwen said council’s assent only applies to the strata’s existing 51 homes. Roberts said attempts to engage in a dialogue with Anmore about the future use of the vacant property have gone nowhere. Anmore Green’s petition asked the court to void an amendment made to Anmore’s zoning bylaws last October that, among other things, specifically removed “additional development capacity” at Anmore Green Estates should the septic field no longer be required. In documents filed in court, Anmore Green said the bylaw was passed less than a month after it had applied on Sept. 18, 2017, to subdivide 11 properties on the old septic field, some-

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thing it claims was entrenched in the village’s original approval to allow construction of the housing strata. Anmore Green argued that, according to Section 511 of the B.C. Local Government Act, because the application for subdivision of the property was submitted to the village before the bylaw amendment was adopted, it shouldn’t apply, nor should it have any effect on any subdivision application for 12 months after adoption. The strata also said in a meeting between the property’s developer and Anmore’s approving officer on Sept. 27, 2018, it was told the village had no intention of considering the subdivision application until after Oct. 17. “It seems to us the clock has been purposely run out for the 12 month bylaw grace period for processing our application,” Roberts said.

McEwen said the ongoing legal case prevents him from going into further detail. But he did affirm any subdivision of the strata contradicts Anmore’s official community plan that was adopted in 2014. High levels of fecal coliform and E. coli were found in groundwater seeping from Anmore Green’s septic fields during routine testing last year. That resulted in a pollution abatement order from the Ministry of Environment that required Anmore Green to take steps to ensure no health risks to the public. In December, the strata erected steel blue fencing and warning signs around part of the Eagle Mountain middle school’s property that includes a hillside where kids often play or take shortcuts to get home. Last August, the Ministry of Environment issued a new pollution abatement order, this time to the Village of Anmore, in

an effort to hasten a resolution. That order requires the Village of Anmore to prepare a waste management plan for all its liquid municipal waste by Nov. 30. McEwen said Anmore remains steadfast in its resolve not to connect the entire village to the regional sewerage system so it can maintain its semi-rural character. But, he added, given council’s acceptance of the idea of allowing a connection specifically for Anmore Green, the village has requested the Ministry of Environment rescind its abatement order. Roberts said time is of the essence. “Taking away the opportunity for development means each AGE homeowner’s financial security is at risk,” she said. “This whole issue is terrifying. We’ve always wanted expedited resolution to stop the health risk created.” mbartel@tricitynews.com

2019 Board of Directors’ Election

Call for nominations The Nominations and Election Committee is seeking Vancity members to fill three director positions in the 2019 election. Each position is for a three-year term, commencing after the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 (@ The Anvil Centre). Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to attend an information session which will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Vancity Centre, 183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver. Please contact the Governance Department at 604.877.7595 by no later than 12 pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to register for this session.

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e smart, be seen. Sure, drivers can be distracted and are frequently to blame in a pedestrian accident (which is why so many leave the scene). but if you’re the one getting knocked over, chances are you’re going to suffer more in a run-in with a car, truck or Suv than the driver of the vehicle. That’s why police and ICbC are reminding everyone to be extra cautious this time of year. • Pedestrians — that’s you with the phone in your hand DELIVERY 604-472-3040 NEWSROOM 604-472-3030 DISPLAY ADS 604-472-3020 cLASSIfIED ADS 604-444-3056 n

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These accidents were terrible to everyone involved, and resulted in serious injuries. but if we can remind our readers to take that extra step — whether it’s pedestrians waving to a driver, wearing a high-visibility vest, taking a second look at an intersection; or drivers slowing down, double-checking crosswalks and keeping keen eyes open for walkers and cyclists — then maybe we can prevent more accidents from occurring. It takes a village to create safer roads.

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That kids benefit from play Who has time to is hardly ‘emerging research’ read, understand The Editor, Re. “Pop-up park could become permanent” (The Tri-City News, Oct. 31). I read with great interest the following statement: “The concept is based on emerging research [my italics] that has found young children benefit from free and independent play, learning how to think critically and develop creativity while identifying hazards and assessing risks.” It then continues, talking about adventure playgrounds, etc. to tell us how children, if left to their own devices (and not hovered over by supervigilant adults — my words) will explore and take voyages of discovery. This is what children have done from time immemorial in order to learn how to co-operate with others and to become socially adept. I have beside me as I write the first page of one of my examination papers from my teacher’s certificate examination from Manchester

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Children were provided wood, hammers, nails, tires, tarps and other materials and encouraged to use their imagination to build and create at a pop-up adventure playground this summer. University more than 50 years ago. It includes this question: “How does play help in the development of children?

Show how the teacher’s understanding of play may help her in her work.” It seems to me that “emerg-

ing research” is reinventing the wheel. Margaret Whitelegg, Port Coquitlam

The Editor, Re. Locals offer pros and cons of different voting systems” (Letters, The Tri-City News, Oct. 31). In the pro-proportional representation (PR) letter, writer L. Mackintosh refers to Arend Lijphart’s democracy comparisons in 36 countries. But two of B.C.’s PR options have never been used anywhere. Lijphart’s book and those of his methodology critics could be added to the PR reading list but who has time to read and understand all this PR data before referendum closing date? The questions raised on PR as proposed in B.C.’s referendum are mind-boggling and just how is the PR theme of “everyone’s vote counts” fair to less populated rural areas where votes will obviously be outnumbered by more populated urban areas? It seems logical that PR

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Public Hearing Notice When: November 13, 2018 at 7pm • Where: Council Chambers, City Hall, 100 Newport Dr., Port Moody, B.C. Port Moody Council is holding a Public Hearing to consider the following two applications: LOCATION MAP - 2304 Henry Street

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Rezoning Application Number: #6700-20-177

Rezoning Application Number: #6700-20-179

Bylaw Number: 3170

Bylaw Number: 3171

Applicant: Westridge Engineering and Consulting Ltd.

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Purpose: The City has received a rezoning application for 2304 Henry Street to rezone the existing property from Single Detached Residential (RS1) to the Single Detached Residential -

Purpose: The City has received a rezoning application for 2305 St. George Street to rezone the existing property from Single

Small Lot (RS1-S). If the rezoning bylaw is adopted, it will allow for

Detached Residential (RS1) to the Single Detached Residential Small Lot (RS1-S). If the rezoning bylaw is adopted, it will allow for

consideration of the subdivision of the property into two small lots.

consideration of the subdivision of the property into two small lots.

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How do I get more information? Review application #6700-20-177, application #6700-20-179 and related information at the Planning Division counter on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody, B.C. between 8:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, or at portmoody.ca/publichearing after November 5, 2018.

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1. If you believe your property is affected by this Rezoning Application, comment directly to Council on November 13, 2018. 2. You can also send a submission in writing before 12 noon on November 13, 2018 by emailing clerks@portmoody.ca or faxing 604.469.4550. AndrĂŠ Boel, MCIP, RPP General Manager of Planning and Development


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Kwikwetlem First Nation says it will keep a part of the Traboulay PoCo Trail closed for safety reasons — for now. In a tweet Tuesday morning, the band wrote it had hoped last month to re-open the 1.5km stretch south of Pitt River Road. That section of the city pathway is on land leased by the KFN, which is building a business park on IR2 that borders PoCo. Trail users are asked to take Shaughnessy Street to link with Colony Farm Regional Park, or head to Argue Street. The trail closure “is in place to ensure public safety while construction is ongoing” the tweet reads, adding KFN places the delay of the re-opening with the city for not greenlighting a servicing agreement. KFN chief administrative officer Eau-Vive Heppenstall said band members are also impacted by the trail closure. “We’ve been very transpar-

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A park sign placed at the trail head of the Traboulay PoCo Trail by the city of Port Coquitlam in August. ent about the fact that we’re waiting for [the city] to speed up the process,” she said. Heppenstall declined to comment on why the servicing deal has yet to be inked; however, she noted understaffing at city hall as well as last month’s general elections

and council changes. Laura Lee Richard, PoCo’s director of planning and development, told The Tri-City News in September that city staff continue to work with KFN and its consultants to hammer out site servicing needs. “Once this draft is completed then we would be taking it forward to council for consideration,” she said. In the meantime, Heppenstall said investors have been “banging down our door” wanting to build commercial and industrial space on the 120 acres. Last month, KFN hosted an open house in PoCo to discuss its plans with the community — three weeks before the election vote — and, on Oct. 26, it invited government officials, CP and CN Rail reps, business leaders and the media to tour the site and meet with Chief Ron Giesbrecht. In 2016, KFN filed an Aboriginal land claim for Riverview Hospital, the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital lands, Colony Farm Regional Park and part of Gates Park in PoCo. The city is also named in the lawsuit. jcleugh@tricitynews.com @TriCityNews

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A Coquitlam business group is tackling the problem of cigarette litter with an innovative program that not only recycles the pesky filters but also provides extra income to a local non-profit agency. This summer and fall, the Austin Heights Business Improvement Association took on the challenge of collecting cigarette butts in partnership with TerraCycle and the Community Ventures Society. As many as 17 cigarette butt receptacles have been placed in high traffic areas in the Austin Heights neighbourhood in Coquitlam at a cost of nearly $2,000, with the goal of encouraging smokers to dispose of their cigarette waste instead of dropping it into the gutter. “It’s litter but it can’t go into the regular garbage recycling and over 60% of smokers say they would use a receptacle if it was provided,” explained Lisa Landry, executive director of the Austin Heights BIA. Community Ventures Society, which supports people with developmental disabilities and their families, will empty the receptacles as part of their arrangement with the BIA and will receive funds towards programming when they send the package to TerraCycle. TerraCycle, an international recycling company, then recycles the waste into a variety of industrial products, such as plastic lumber, and composts the remaining tobacco and paper. “We have a cleaner area, Community Ventures can raise funds, it doesn’t go into the

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One of 17 new cigarette butt receptacles installed in hightraffic areas in the Austin Heights commercial area, a project initiated and paid for by the Austin Heights BIA in an effort to rid the shopping area of litter. landfill and TerraCycle makes useful products,” said Landry, who said she researched solutions to cigarette waste after seeing how much of it was being collected in litter pickups and saw what the city of Vancouver was doing with its four BIAs. “I thought, ‘let’s be forward thinking’ because us turning a blind eye is causing more litter in our area,” Landry said.

In fact, cigarette butt litter isn’t just an eyesore, it’s a major source of pollution, carries toxic materials, according to Zero Waste Canada, and is slow to degrade in the environment. Some have argued that cigarette manufacturers should be responsible for the waste, but it’s often left to cities to deal with. Landry said she’s pleased her organization has come up with an effective solution, the receptacles provided by TerraCycle are easy to maintain and empty and so far appear to be used by smokers. “We’re hopeful other areas will follow suit,” Landry said. Meanwhile, TerraCycle is pleased that the local organization is making an effort to reduce cigarette litter. In a press release, TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky said every year billions of cigarette butts are thrown out that could be recycled. “We give a big ‘thank you’ to the more than 2,000 locations that have helped us collect over 100 million cigarette butts through this recycling program.” For more about the program, visit www.terracycle.ca dstrandberg@tricitynews.com @dstrandbergTC

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Poppies are an important symbol of Remembrance Day and while most people wear just one, a local group made it their mission to create thousands. Guy Black, Sonny Son and Celinda Williams are part of a volunteer group that made 6,000 poppies and, on Saturday, Nov. 10, these symbols of remembrance will be displayed on graves of fallen soldiers at a special vigil at Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver. Each poppy represents a B.C. soldier who died in WWI, according to Black.

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Compass Cards for vets for Remembrance Day TransLink is releasing limited edition commemorative Compass Cards to mark the 100th Remembrance Day this week. The cards, which have “Lest we forget” and poppies on the front, will be available at 25 SkyTrain Station across the system. Transit users are asked to look for Remembrance Day symbols on vending

machines; customer information can also be contacted at 604-953-3333 so riders can find out where cards are still available. As part of the effort to honour veterans, TransLink said it will make a 10-cent donation to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Fund for each card that is purchased. gmckenna@tricitynews.com

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Pay your respects at local Remembrance Day ceremonies Nov. 11, Canadians across the country pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who served Canada. We honour those who fought in the First World War (1914-’18); the Second World War (1939-’45); and the Korean War (1950-’53). Some 1.5 million Canadians served overseas and more than 100,000 died. Tri-City services include:

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• 9:45 a.m.: Remembrance Day service in the gym at Winslow Centre (1100 Winslow St.). • 10:30 a.m.: Parade from school to cenotaph on Veterans Way at Blue Mountain Park. • 11 a.m.: Act of Remembrance and wreath laying. • 11:30 a.m.: Parade from cenotaph to Royal Canadian Legion Branch 263 (1025 Ridgeway Ave.). Free refreshments in the Scout hall at Blue Mountain Park. Lunch at the Legion, with entertainment from the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band, the Naval Veterans Band and the Inlet Jazz Band. Call 604-937-0111.

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• 9:30 a.m.: Remembrance Day service at Wilson Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.). • 10:30 a.m.: Parade from Wilson Centre to cenotaph at Veterans Park (in front of city hall). • 11 a.m.: Act of Remembrance and wreath laying. • 11:30 a.m.: Parade from cenotaph to Legion branch 133 (2675 Shaughnessy St.). Road closures are in effect from 8 a.m. until noon along parts of Wilson and McAllister avenues and Shaughnessy Street. Call 604942-8911.

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• 9:30 a.m.: Remembrance Day service at the Kyle Centre (125 Kyle St.). • 10:30 a.m.: Parade from Kyle Centre to the Port Moody Arts Centre (2425 St. Johns St.). • 11 a.m.: Act of Remembrance and wreath laying at the arts centre monument; 21-gun cannot salute by the Seymour Artillery • 11:30 a.m.: Parade from arts centre to Kyle Centre for a buffet lunch and refreshments, with entertainment from the SFU Pipe and Drum Band (1 p.m.); Eire Born Irish Dance Co. (2:30 p.m.); Heather Jolley Scottish Tartan (3:30 p.m.); Golden Spike Can Can Dancers (4:30 p.m.); and Anthony P.’s classic rock show (5 p.m.). The event is for adults only. Call 604-936 -1312.

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• 9:30 a.m.: Pre-ceremony setup and music starts at Belcarra Regional Park (2375 Bedwell Bay Rd.). • 10:30 a.m.: Wreaths on the dock. • 10:35 a.m.: Act of Remembrance with the Port Moody Power and Sail Squadron; an air raid siren sounds. • 11:30 a.m.: Lunch at the park shelter (minimum donation of $5).

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s a coder in the navy during the Second World War, it was Svend Hansen’s job to unscramble secret messages from headquarters and pass them along to his ship’s commanders. But the most significant communique to ever come across his desk aboard the HMCS Penetang did not require any decoding. In plain text, it stated: “Tuesday eighth May repetition eighth May is VE DAY.” The message was received May 7, 1945 and the following morning, Victory in Europe Day — VE Day— was declared. To celebrate, a second message was sent to the Penetang: “Splice the main brace.” “That didn’t need to be decoded,” Hansen told The TriCity News. “It meant double the rum ration.” Hansen’s military career began in 1942 when, fresh out of high school, he signed up with the HMCS Tecumseh, a Royal Canadian Navy Reserve, in Calgary. After completing basic training, he was whisked away to Halifax, where he first served on the HMCS Hepatica, a Flower-class Corvette, before moving to the Penetang, a significantly larger River-class frigate. In the three years before the VE Day message arrived, Hansen’s ship was part of a fleet of vessels criss-crossing the Atlantic conducting convoy duty, protecting merchant ships supplying Britain from German U-boats. “The first trip I made, I was dreadfully sick,” said Hansen, who had spent his formative

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2004, Hansen said he has done more than 100 presentations, just one speaker who has helped the Memory Project reach 2.1 million Canadians since its creation in 2001. With Remembrance Day approaching Sunday, this is a busy time of year for Hansen, who is expected to meet with four school groups this week. “I find the social studies groups are very, very respectful and very, very interested,” he said. “Lots of questions come up.” Remembrance Day is not just an opportunity to learn about Canada’s history, he added, it is also a recognition of the soldiers who have lost their lives serving their country. Hansen notes that Canada, which had a population of 11.2 million when the Second World War began, saw more than a million people serve in the country’s armed forces. Of that total, 42,000 people lost their lives. “When you wear one of these,” he said, pointing to his poppy, “you are giving thanks for their service and to the people that passed away not only in World War II, but in other wars. We thank them for their service.” gmckenna@tricitynews.com @gmckennaTC

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TC CALENDAR FRIDAY, NOV. 9 • Their Name Liveth Forevermore, 7-8:30 p.m., PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives. Join PoCo Heritage in the museum for a Remembrance Day history talk led by Bryan Ness. Cookies, tea, and coffee provided.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10 • Celebration at St. Andrew’s United Church, 2318 St. Johns St., Port Moody, 1-4:30 p.m.. As St. Andrew’s plans to redevelop a new church building, affordable housing and space for the Tri-City Children’s Centre, it is celebrating and saying goodbye to current church building; refreshments, music and visiting throughout the afternoon. • 20th annual Archbishop Carney regional secondary school craft fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1335 Dominion Ave., PoCo (also Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.). More than 150 vendors who sell unique homemade goodies and crafts. Admission; $3 for adults, $1 for students and seniors. Info: www.acrss.org/craft-fair.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11 • 20th annual Archbishop Carney regional secondary school craft fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1335 Dominion Ave., PoCo. More than 150 vendors who sell unique homemade goodies and crafts. Admission; $3 for adults, $1 for students and seniors. Info: www.acrss.org/craft-fair.

MONDAY, NOV. 12 • Rhymes of Times, 10:3011:30 a.m., PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives. Join this guided reminiscing session for adults, and share your stories with the group.

NOV. 8: BURKE NATS’ YEARLY REVIEW • Burke Mountain Naturalists’ November meeting featuring a slideshow with members’ photographs of BMN activities in 2018 – hikes, birding and botanizing outings, bat monitoring, community events, nature walks and more – 7:30 p.m., King of Life Lutheran Church, corner of Falcon and Guildford, Coquitlam. Free admission and all are welcome. Info: 604937-5379 or www.burkemountainnaturalists.ca. TUESDAY, NOV. 13 • Coquitlam Needlearts Guild meets, noon-4 p.m., Parkwood Manor, 1142 Dufferin St., Coquitlam. Info: 604-319-5313. • Tri-City Photo Club meets, 7:30 p.m., in the Drama Room at Port Moody secondary school, 300 Albert St., PoMo. Guests always welcome. Info on scheduled activities: www.tricityphotoclub.ca/2018-2019-meetings.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14 • Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club features philatelic presentations by members; everyone welcome. Stamp swap and shop at 7 p.m., presentation at 8 p.m., McGee Room, Poirier community centre, 630 Poirier St., Coquitlam. Info: www.stampclub.ca or 604-941-9306.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15 • Coquitlam Needlearts Guild meets, noon-9 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Coquitlam branch, 1025 Ridgeway Ave., Coquitlam. Info: 604-319-5313. • Burke Mountain’s community group, NECRA, hosts Coquitlam Search and Rescue to make a family friendly presentation on safely exploring wilderness and trails, 7 p.m., Victoria Hall, 3435 Victoria Dr.,

Coquitlam. Anyone interested in personal safety, and children and youth with their parents welcome. Info: 604-970-2579.

FRIDAY, NOV. 16 • Tri-City Singles Social Club, which offers opportunities for 50+ singles to get together and enjoy a variety of fun activities such as dining, dancing, theatre, travel, movies and more, meets, 7 p.m., Legion Manor, 2909 Hope St., Port Moody. New members welcome. Watch for new meeting location in January. Info: Darline, 604-466-0017.

MONDAY, NOV. 19 • Heritage Writers’ Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives. Start capturing your life story for family and posterity. No preparation required; just bring a pen and paper, or your laptop.

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If you’re sharp at answering trivia questions — and tucking into homemade desserts — Terry Fox secondary has a night to whet your appetite. Next Saturday, the Port Coquitlam high school hosts its 26th annual trivia night — a benefit for its music department currently run by Ryan Cho, one of two School District 43 teachers who last month won a premier’s award for excellence in education. Cho, who’s been at the northside high school for 11 years, said the department hopes to collect $8,000 from the event to help pay for two extra-curricular activities next year: a field trip to see a Vancouver Opera production in February and a three-day music festival in Whistler. The trivia night proceeds will be in addition to what the 90 concert band and choir students haul in during the academic year, through Easter egg chocolate sales and returns at Biggar Bottle Depot on Kingsway Avenue. For this year’s trivia night, there’ll be a familiar judge on the panel: PoCo school trustee Michael Thomas, who was re-elected last month. The school’s new principal, David Starr, was also invited to be a judge while parent Anthony Bischoff will emcee. While last year’s theme centred on superheroes, Broadway Baby! is the focus on Nov. 17, with many questions tailored around Broadway musicals. Cho said a parent committee has spent hours designing 56 questions — seven rounds at eight question each — to stump participants. And though the questions are top secret for now, he revealed a few of the topics during an interview last week with The Tri-City News: the Oscars, sci-

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Seven music department students at Terry Fox secondary (clockwise from left): Kaggan Woolley, Julia Robledano, Brandon Stokes, Mariah Symchych, Shivani Singh, Bernice Atienza and Estefania Zaragoza. They will help with the 26th annual Terry Fox Trivia Night, a fundraiser for the department to support the students’ field trips to the Vancouver Opera in February and a three-day music fest in Whistler in April. ence, fathers, love songs, and food and drink. Awards will be handed out for best cosdAVid STARR tumes (guests are encourage to dress as their favourite singer, dancer or actor in a musical or movie) and team name as well as for the two topscoring tables; door and raffle

prizes will also be distributed throughout the night. As well, guests also have the chance to win silent auction goodies. In past years, the packages have included tickets to the Vancouver Opera shows and Vancouver Canucks’ games; instruments from Long & McQuade, which has a store in Port Coquitlam; and graduation dresses (businesses can donate goods by emailing acknoll@gmail.com).

As in previous years, music students will be volunteering — either at set-up, take-down or during the night — and a few concert band musicians will perform at half-time. “The students really have fun,” Cho said. “It’s something they look forward to every year, and it’s really a great way to connect with the community while raising money.” • Tickets are $20 via terryfoxtrivianight.ca (no tickets

will be available at the door). Singles and couples can email Ryan Cho at rcho@sd43.bc.ca to be placed at tables with seats available. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. with the action starting at 7 p.m. in the Terry Fox secondary gym (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam). Guests are permitted to bring their dinner or order in; the ticket price includes snacks and desserts made by parents of the music students.

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For Bombay Black — an award-winning play that’ll be mounted in Coquitlam this week as part of the South Asian Diwali celebrations — director Rohit Chokhani wants viewers to “see” life the same way as his blind protagonist. Or, at least, for part of it. Chokhani is asking guests to put on blindfolds for certain parts of the show “to understand what it’s like to be blind in Mumbai,” he said. “There are scenes in the play where we are depicting dark outs so the audience can imagine things in our mind, much as he does.” The 2006 story by Anosh Irani, who moved from Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) to Vancouver in 1998 to pursue his writing career, is set in present-day India. It follows Apsara, who works as an erotic dancer; her manager mother, Padma, with whom she lives; and Apsara’s blind client Kamal. Kamal, as it turns out, was married to Apsara when he was 10 and she was three. He discloses news about her father, from whom she and her mother have been hiding, and opens new wounds of child abuse. “It’s a really

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Bombay Black runs at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam Thursday to Saturday during the Diwali celebrations. hard-hitting play,” Chokhani said. “You don’t know what’s going to come next. I think we have put a really unique interpretation on it.” He added, “The whole story is based on a blind man who is with an exotic dancer. I found it was a very interesting premise, especially about the act of male gazing. I was born and raised in India and, when I met Anosh Irani in Bombay years ago, we spoke about that concept. What if, during certain sections of the script, we don’t let the audience gaze? We are now showing it from his perspective.” Named the Pick of the Fringe at last year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival, Bombay Black’s four-date run at the Evergreen Cultural

Centre concludes with a South Asian event on Sunday night featuring dancers and musicians — including Bharatanatyam dance artist Arno Kamolika. The show is programmed by Chokhani, who is the also the artistic director of Diwali in B.C. Meanwhile, next year, Chokhani will co-director the Bard on the Beach production of Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, set in India during the waning days of British occupation. • For tickets to Bombay Black and the Diwali celebrations, call the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) at 604-9276555 or visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca.

Auction yields $9,500 for PdA An online auction to raise funds for a Coquitlam arts hub generated more than $9,500. But the amount collected for Place des Arts’ outreach programs and subsidies was shy of its $10,000 goal. Among the prizes on the block for the third annual auction, which ended last Saturday night, included a trip anywhere VIA Canada travels, a Whistler hotel stay and season passes for the Vancouver International Film Festival.

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An entrepreneur and philanthropist who has given to Place des Arts in the past is again challenging Tri-City residents to match his fundraising. Last week, Jack Gin announced he would match any contributions made to support the Coquitlam art centre’s ArtReach summer camp. The camp is offered for free to kids in grades 1 to 5 — with families in financial need — who want arts education. Gin is asking residents, businesses and groups to step forward to bring in $10,000 to run the camp for 2019 and ’20. “We are excited and grateful to benefit from the generous, ongoing support of the Jack Gin Family Foundation, held at Vancouver Foundation,” said Joan McCauley, Place des Arts executive director, in a news release. “Thanks to thoughtful and engaged donors like

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Coquitlam’s Tanya Mathivanan — the artistic director for Aenigma Theatre who also works at the Evergreen Cultural Centre — will see her company’s show open next week. The Vancouver premiere of The How and The Why, penned by Sarah Treem, runs Nov. 13 to 17 at Studio 1398 (1398 Cartwright St., Vancouver). For tickets at $25/20, visit theatrewire.com. Tickets will also be sold at the door (cash and credit only). Visit aenigmagtheatre.com. Jack, we can make a meaningful impact on children’s lives through this type of accessible arts program.” To donate, call 604-664-1636 or visit placedesarts.ca/donate.

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Recruiting event volunteers is the focus of the city of Port Coquitlam’s next Cultural Roundtable. Guests to the meeting, which takes place Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Michael Wright Art Gallery, in the Gathering Place at Leigh Square Community Arts Village, will hear from Rob Loxterkamp, a certified volunteer administrator and recreation program assistant for volunteer services with the

city. Call 604-927-8441.

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Coquitlam actor Valeria Ascolese will play Miss Lucy Steele in Sense and Sensibility. The show by Exit 22 Company Productions at Capilano University is based on the book by Jane Austen, with the script adapted by Michelle Deines. It runs Nov. 15 to 24 at The BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts (2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver). For tickets at $22/$15/$10, call 604-990-7810 or visit capilanou.ca/blueshorefinancialcentre. jcleugh@tricitynews.com

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BOMBAY BLACK NOVEMBER 8-10 | 8pm + 3pm Sat The lives of an Indian exotic dancer and her embittered mother are altered when a blind stranger visits them. Poetic, mythic, and brave, Anosh Irani’s 2006 multiple Dora Award-winning Bombay Black is a searing play set in the bitter reality of India. Funny, violent, humane, and directed by Mumbai-born, Jessie and Fringe award-winning Indo Canadian producer Rohit Chokhani.

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Coquitlam artist Ornella Maruccio-Belhomme with two pieces she will display in the Michael Wright Art Gallery, in the Gathering Place at Leigh Square Community Arts Village in Port Coquitlam. Her solo show, titled Art and Soul, has its opening reception tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 p.m.

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Italian artist draws on her architectural career JanIs Cleugh The Tri-CiTy News

In her long career as an artist and architect, Italian native Ornella Maruccio-Belhomme has only once exhibited her artwork. That was last May when her Face It! collection — 23 pieces of mixed media using faces and masks as the theme — was displayed at The Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. The success of that show gave her the “courage,” as she calls it, to put out her paintings, drawings and quilts more for public viewing. She applied to Douglas College to showcase her Face It! series in its Amelia Douglas Gallery at the New Westminster campus. And, with the encouragement of her printmaker friend, Ilsoo Kyng MacLaurin — a South Korean immigrant who, in 2013, exhibited at Leigh Square Community Arts Village — MaruccioBelhomme also submitted an entry to the city of Port Coquitlam. Much to her surprise, both

exhibition proposals were accepted for the same time. While Face It! has a more serious tone, Art and Soul — the title of her PoCo show, which opens tomorrow (Thursday) with a reception in the Michael Wright Art Gallery from 7 to 9 p.m. — is designed to have the opposite effect. Its 67 pieces include charcoal drawings of flowers, hand-stitched quilts (a craft she picked up while wintering in Waikiki) and other images of playing. “I wanted something light and to make people happy,” she said during an interview in the PoCo gallery last week. “I wanted something that would expose my true self. It’s an example of my life.” Art and Soul is a retrospective, spanning back to her childhood in Rome. She learned from her father, who worked primarily with oil paints and was influenced by the French Impressionists. At 14, she enrolled in the fine art program at the Artistic Lyceum in Via Ripetta — the school her dad also wanted to attend but was unable — and she graduated from there four years later.

After earning a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Valle Giulia, Maruccio-Belhomme worked for the federal ministry of the Italian Cultural Heritage in Venice, Pompeii and Rome until 1986, when she moved to Canada. Until now, her artwork has only been held in private collections in Italy, Belgium (her husband’s homeland), England and Canada. Maruccio-Belhomme said she can take years to craft a piece. “I’m an architect so everything is about composition and layout. I need to have the perfect balance before I am satisfied. Everything I do is an attempt to reach perfection.” “And, when I’m done,” she said, “I feel very happy.” • Art and Soul can be seen at the Michael Wright Art Gallery in the Gathering Place (next to PoCo city hall) until Jan. 7; call 604-927-8440 or visit portcoquitlam.ca/leighsquare. The Face It! series is up at the Amelia Douglas Gallery in New Westminster until Dec. 15.

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Now in its 22nd year, the Crawl sees more than 35,000 visitors tour studios, houses and other venues between Columbia Street to Victoria Drive and from 1st Avenue to the waterfront. Crawl executive director Esther Rausenberg said the neighbourhood is home to hundreds of visual artists. But many are losing their spaces due to redevelopment. “Our mission is not only to celebrate our visual artists during the Crawl but also support their growth and vibrancy all year long,” she said in a news

release. “We are committed to working together with the artistic community towards the goal of retaining a zero loss of studio space by coming up with sustainable creative solutions and assisting artists to find suitable studio replacements so they can continue to thrive.” New for this year’s Crawl is a festival app to help navigate the area, search for artists, locate eateries and find bike parking and car-sharing vehicles; the app can be downloaded Nov. 15. Visit culturecrawl.ca. jcleugh@tricitynews.com

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Canadian Olympian Larkyn Austman is working her way back from a summer of injury and illness. She’ll be competing at the BC/YT sectional championships at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex beginning Thursday. But waking from that was hard, she said. “You come home, and now what,� Austman said. “It brings expectations that no matter what I did, I’m still an Olympian.� Austman, 20, said as she recovered from her illness and worked through her injury, she also struggled to reconcile her status as an elite athlete with her love for the sport that got her there. “All of a sudden I have this invisible label,� she said. “It’s so important just to get your

feet under you.� To help her achieve that, Austman kept up her work coaching some of the youngest skaters at her home club. She also begged off the travel, glamour and pressure of the international Grand Prix circuit for smaller, regional competitions so she could smooth out the kinks in her programs and get into shape for another run at the 2019 Canadian National Skating Championship, to be held in January in Saint John, N.B. Being surrounded by young

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skaters fuelled by their dreams and enthusiasm has helped Austman reconnect with her own passion for skating she said. “I forgot why I love to skate,â€? she said. “I have to simplify and focus on what I can do really well.â€? • Competitors in the BC/ YT sectionals hit the ice in Poirier’s main arena beginning Thursday at 8 a.m. The event concludes on Sunday afternoon with the junior women. Senior men and women compete their free skates on Friday evening.



in Vancouver, to score a personal best in the free skate and finish third amongst the senior women. That put her on Canada’s national team and a chance to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as well as the World Championships in Milan, Italy. While Austman failed to qualify for the finals in either event, she said putting on a red Canada jacket and competing with the best of her sport at its highest level was the fulfillment of her life’s dream.



Larkyn Austman’s skating season is not going quite as she’d planned. Instead of competing at international Grand Prix events like Skate Canada, the Grand Prix of Helsinki and the Internationaux de France in Grenoble, France, the Canadian Olympian is lacing up her boots with her teammates at the Coquitlam Skating Club in preparation for the Skate Canada B.C. and Yukon Territory sectional championships that will be held at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex beginning on Thursday. After a summer of illness and injury, learning new short and long programs then scrapping the latter in favour of her tried-and-true routine from the musical Phantom of the Opera, Austman is getting back into shape physically and mentally. Last June, Austman was diagnosed with mononucleosis after struggling with fatigue for weeks as she worked on her new programs. Then, while she was attending a training camp in Colorado Springs in August, she sprained her ankle. But, Austman said, it’s been the mental toil of being an Olympian and the weight of expectation that brings from herself and from others that’s been the most gruelling. Last January, Austman bounced back from a disappointing skate in her short program at the Canadian National Skating Championships, held at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird sports centre

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Riverside Rapids Leitizia Torri smashes the ball past Belmont Bulldogs defenders Kylie Kennedy and Elise Gagnon, in the first set of their opening round game at the annual Red Serge Classic high school senior girls volleyball tournament, Friday at Riverside secondary in Port Coquitlam. Belmont, the topranked team in the province, went on to win the tournament, defeating Pacific Academy in Saturday’s final. Riverside finished fourth after they lost the consolation final to Lord Tweedsmuir in two sets. The Rapids’ Sophie Wong was named to the tournament’s all-star team.

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Terry Fox Ravens running back Jaden Severy ran for three touchdowns and scored two more on a pass reception and an interception to lead the fourth-ranked Ravens to a 84-8 win over the crosstown Centennial Centaurs in their BC Secondary Schools Football Association game, last Friday at Percy Perry Stadium in Coquitlam. The Ravens, who led 49-0 in the first quarter, set a new school record for points scored in a game, five more than their old mark of 79. The Ravens will meet Carson Graham in the first round of the playoffs.

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Association’s national championship that begins today (Wednesday) at Coquitlam’s Percy Perry Stadium. But the team’s coach says he hopes his charges are hungrier than ever to make their automatic berth as the tournament’s hosts count. Chris Laxton said his team’s failure to advance into the PacWest final after the Royals were ousted in a 1-0 loss to the Capilano Blues should be a motivator as the team begins its quest for the national championship at 5:30 p.m. with a

match against the Quebec and four-time defending CCAA champs, Elan de Garneau. “We know what we have to do,” Laxton said. “We need to just have a hungrier attitude and make better use of our chances.” Douglas lost 1-0 to Garneau in last year’s national tournament. Laxton noted the Royals’ four losses this season in league play were also by 1-0 scores. That reflects how crucial a timely finish is, he said.

“It’s been incredibly hard to claw back after trailing this year,” Laxton said. “It’s not going to get easier at the nationals.” Laxton said the team’s offensive struggles in those 1-0 losses has put a bright spotlight on the Royals’ defence, which is anchored by veteran keeper Alexa Gazzola. The Little Flower Academy alumna was a major component of last year’s charge to the nationals, where the Royals finished fifth, and she’s been a

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