Archive for Photojournalism

Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run 2016

The 38th annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run lit up┬áthe streets through Port Moody for a good cause: collecting new children’s toys presented┬áto the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau for distribution around the Lower Mainland. The riders along the route were greeted with enthusiastic cheers and waves from bystanders. Tri-City News

Penguin Plunge 2015

Spectators lined the Rocky Point pier at Port Moody’s annual New Year’s Day event to catch a glimpse of the fearless Penguin Plunge participants. The brave souls, who offered themselves into the chilly waters of the Burrard Inlet, were full of enthusiasm and dressed in a variety of fun and festive costumes. The Port Moody [...]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

Port Moody’s 4th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival was held at a new location this year in Pioneer Park. Event organizers Joyelle Brandt and Melanie Younique’s vision for a magical evening came to fruition with musical performances and special activities such as lantern making, fire-releasing, bell-ringing, a Labyrinth walk, and drum circle.

CP Holiday Train

The CP Holiday Train rolled into Port Moody on the last leg of its fundraising journey across Canada collecting for food banks. This festive evening featured free entertainment including Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, and the Port Moody firefighters were on hand tending a warm fire for local residents to enjoy. See published photos in the [...]

Motorcycle Toy Run

The first Sunday in October sparks the annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run benefiting families in need at Christmas. This event collects thousands of toys and funds, which are distributed through the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Motorcycle enthusiasts convoy the streets from the Coquitlam Centre Mall to the PNE grounds in Vancouver. It’s a fun, feel-good [...]

Shooting in Port Moody

I was driving home from work when I heard of the street closure near my residence, and the diversion of rush-hour traffic. At 4:45 pm on a Monday afternoon, news of a second gang-related shooting in Port Moody BC within a month was quickly widespread. Port Moody – City of the Arts located at the [...]

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