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  1. Hospice patients see the world through virtual realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 10 | Tri-City News

    Daniel Einarsson tries one of the new Google Dreamscape headsets available at the Crossroads Hospice Society - Inlet Centre Hospice for patients to try to experience 360 degree virtual reality. Crossroads Hospice at Inlet Centre in Port Moody is encouraging its palliative care patients to run with the lions, live life on Mars and experience New York and Paris - all from the comfort of a chair, couch or bed.


  2. Imagine giving your kidney to a stranger - just because you canRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | GlobalNews

    ... dialysis for a number of years, feeling helpless as his health declined. Her concern only grew, and in 2012 the Port Moody woman contacted B.C. Transplant in the hope she could make a real and lasting difference to someone's life. Megan, who's now ...


  3. PoCo council salaries to be 'made whole': mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | Tri-City News

    ... ies in Metro Vancouver to broach the topic: Coquitlam and Burnaby city councils have yet to make a decision while Port Moody has deferred the matter to its new council, following the Oct. 20 election.


  4. McMath teams reach top four at provincial championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Richmond News

    Grade 8 girls third at Semiahmoo and Grade 9 boys fourth at Heritage Woods after both nearly advanced to finals McMath Wildcats closed out a terrific campaign with a win over South Delta last Saturday to finish third at the B.C. Grade 8 Girls Championships. McMath Grade 9 boys team finished fourth at the provincials in Port Moody after dropping a one-point semi-final heartbreaker to eventual champion Vancouver College.


  5. Grade 9 Kondors compete at provincial hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Parksville Qualicum News

    The Kwalikum Kondors Grade 9 boys basketball team got to experience what it is like to compete at the provincial champonships. The Kondors were given a chance to play at the 2018 Grade 9 Provincial Basketball Championships held at Heritage Woods Secondary in Port Moody after the second-place finisher at the Vancouver Islands declined to go.


  6. Vancouver Week in Widescreen: How did Port Moody get such an amazing film festival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | The Georgia Straight

    PORT MOODY FILM FESTIVAL Ava has yet to open in Vancouver, but attendees can get a load of Sadaf Foroughi's award-winning debut feature-about a Tehran teen who discovers her rebellious side -when it opens the 18th annual Port Moody Film Festival at the Inlet Theatre on Thursday . The three-day fest continues with an ambitious bill that also includes Sofia Bohdanowicz's VFCC-winner Maison du bonheur , preceded by the director's "Three Poems Trilogy", on Friday , and Charles Officer's TIFF Canadian Top 10 doc, Unarmed Verses , on Saturday .


  7. Port Moody man sentenced to 18 years for setting home on fire and killing his wifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 7 | CBC News

    A B.C. Supreme Court judge has sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for setting fire to his Port moody home in a fit of rage and killing his wife. At his sentencing hearing on Wednesday, the judge called it a case of spousal homicide that shook the family and the community as a whole.


  8. B.C. man gets 18 years for setting fire that killed wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | The Interior News

    A Port Moody man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for a 2016 arson in which his wife was killed. The man, who cannot be named due to a publication ban, was sentenced to 18 years for his wife's death and 10 years for the arson causing bodily harm.


  9. Port Moody man gets 18 years for setting house fire that killed his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | GlobalNews

    A Port Moody man has received a sentence of 18 years in prison for setting a house fire in 2016 that killed his wife. The man, who cannot be named due to a publication ban, gets a credit of two-and-a-half years for time served.


  10. Opinion-splitting Port Moody proposal goes to public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Vancouver Courier

    A rendering of Onni's proposal to expand its plans for the final parcel of property in its Suter Brook development. The prospect of 50 affordable rental apartments and 26 market rental units in Suter Brook drew praise from some Port Moody councillors considering a proposal by Onni to increase density in its last parcel of property in the development.


  11. Qualicum ladies spiel attract top teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... Curling Club took place on Feb. 9-11. It had teams from Tsawassen, Nanaimo, Comox, Campbell River, Parksville, Port Moody, New Westminster and host Qualicum Beach. Two junior teams entered for the first time, with the Qualicum Beach rink consisting ...


  12. Eagles get hot at right timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | The Aldergrove Star

    ... for all that they achieved this weekend." Langley began the playoffs with a stunning upset, doubling up Port Moody A1, the top seed, by a 4-2 score. That was followed by a goal late in regulation for a 5-4 win over Hollyburn A1. And the Eagles ...


  13. Rick Hansen wins Grade 9 boys provincial titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | The Abbotsford News

    The Rick Hansen Hurricanes Grade 9 boys basketball team earned a provincial title with a 48-45 win over the Vancouver College Fighting Irish in Port Moody on Sunday afternoon. Jayden Bains of the Hurricanes was named the tournament's most valuable player, with teammates Jaskaran Bajwa and Ammetoje Khangura named tournament all-stars.


  14. The Lower Mainland's best kept secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 5 | Burnaby Now

    ... school available to them as a choice. The new school in particular makes it really accessible for residents of Port Moody and Coquitlam and makes it easy for New Westminster residents to attend as well." Moving to a new community can be a challenge, ...


  15. Critics set hair on fire over NDP's modest attempts to cool housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Richmond News

    ... as a socially acceptable activity even before the Canadian Pacific Railway agreed to extend its rail line from Port Moody to Coal Harbour. And the CPR didn't get that massive land grant - most of the city of Vancouver - from the province in exchange ...


  16. FireFit racing to Port Moody in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Tri-City News

    Phillip Lopresti, Andrew McKinlay and Trevor Schmidt are Port Moody volunteer firefighters organizing the FireFit competition that will bring 70 t0 100 firefighters from around the Northwest, Alberta and the Yukon to the city to test their brawn, speed and skill against the clock. They're also competing in the event, which will be held at Inlet field April 28 and 29. That's when 70 to 100 firefighters from across the province, as well as Alberta, the Yukon and even Washington state will be in town for the first event in the 2018 FireFit championships that alights in 11 cities across Canada, culminating at the national and world final at Spruce Meadows, Alta., Sept.


  17. Fraser Health eyes housing at ERH in Port MoodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | Tri-City News

    An open house is planned for Wednesday, March 7 between 4:30 and 8 p.m. at PoMo city hall for people to have a look at the proposal for redeveloping two parcels of land next to the current 34-year-oldEagleRidge Hospital. One year after hospital expansion plans were announced for Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody, Fraser Health's real estate development arm is seeking public feedback on a proposal for a high-density development at the site.


  18. GW Graham basketballers in provincial championship chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... tournament that started yesterday (March 1) and continues though Sunday at Heritage Woods secondary school in Port Moody. After rolling through the regular season with unbeaten record, GW Graham entered Fraser Valleys as the seventh seed and ...


  19. Caps reflect on a challenging seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... AP defencemen this season, including 17-year-old Brady Morrison, who became a fixture once his junior B team, the Port Moody Panthers, were eliminated from their playoffs, and ended up getting into 17 games. "He came in and got better and better," ...


  20. West Kelowna mayor salary rising by 2%Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | The Daily Courier

    ... that of some smaller communities. The mayor of Penticton, for example, was paid $66,238 last year, and the mayor Port Moody drew a salary of nearly $89,000. Despite the variation, West Kelowna council chose to make no significant change to the pay ...