Rebecca Blissett remembers growing up with a pool in the backyard of her family's South Surrey home, but the thing sure wasn't used much.
The Abbotsford Heat announced the signing of free agent defenceman Zach McKelvie to a one-year American Hockey League standard player contract.
To the editor: -- Re: "Pool displeasure," Central Park, June 22.
The completion of Emery Barnes Park, located at the corner of Davie and Seymour Streets, is being celebrated this Saturday with live music, kids' activities and, most importantly, cake.
Re: Mayor wants public consultation on pipeline, Burnaby NOW, March 7 and Where is the pipeline outcry, Letter to the Editor, Burnaby NOW, March 14.
The Electronic Recycling Association wants your old, but still usable laptops, computers and electronics. ERA takes used laptops and electronics headed for the landfill and donates them to individuals and charities. Used desktop computers and routers are donated to labs. To arrange for pick up in Vancouver Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., call 604-215-4483 or toll free 1-877-9EWASTE. To check out recent donations made by the association, go to era.ca.
A small group of demonstrators brought the Occupy movement to Ladner this week.
These next couple of weeks mark the end of many outdoor events and activities across the city. There are also several parks enjoying revitalization through redevelopment that deserve a second look. They include Norquay, located at 5050 Wales St. at Kingsway, which features a new rain garden, playground and sport court. Meanwhile Fraserview Park, located at 7595 Victoria Dr. at East 61st Avenue, has a new zip line and playground, accessible walking and jogging trail and improved landscaping and gardens.