Archives: February 2012

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Anti bullying day tomorrow Feb.29th – Don’t forget to wear your pink t-shirt!

February 28, 2012 at 9:01 pm | Blog



Council Matrix now online!!!

February 28, 2012 at 11:42 am | Blog

Want to know what Council and City staff are working on?  Check out the matrix!

http://www.mapleridge.ca/EN/main/municipal/council/council_matrix.html 




Jim Diers (Neighbor Power) and Corisa Bell

February 25, 2012 at 11:25 pm | Blog

Jim Diers and Corisa Bell

I had the honour of meeting and listening to Jim Diers today.  Jim began as an activist heavily involved in the Seattle area (protests, picketing and even releasing a chicken in the Mayor’s office) and was eventually hired by his local government.  His passion and stories resonate with me very much. I purchased his book and look forward to reading it!

Jim spoke about strengthening communities by allowing citizens to take ownership for their neighbourhoods.  “Neighbor Power.”

You can find more information at http://www.neighborpower.org/




Council This Week – February 20, 2012

February 24, 2012 at 8:25 pm | Blog

The District of Maple Ridge Council This Week covers topics including:

  • Commercial/Industrial Strategy
  • Traffic Calming Practises
  • Customer Service Initiative
  • Council Resolution – Smart Meters

Read Council This Week – February 20, 2012

What are your thoughts?




Great work by our RCMP!!

February 24, 2012 at 6:42 pm | Blog

Ridge Meadows RCMP’s Street Enforcement Unit recovered some stolen property as a result of a search in a home Wednesday. The plain clothes policing team entered a residence on Dewdney Trunk Road around 8:00 a.m. February 22, 2012 after they had obtained a search warrant. Police recovered a Mac Book laptop computer that was stolen from Davie Jones Elementary School in Pitt Meadows a week ago. They also seized stereo equipment and personal cheques police believe were stolen from a break and enter in Burnaby that occurred hours before the search took place, as well as a small quantity of what police believe to be crystal meth and marijuana.

Two adult males were arrested at the home. One of the men was released without charges, while the other man remained in custody on outstanding warrants. The investigation is ongoing, and charges connected to the seized property is expected in the near future.




Integrated my blog with Facebook!

February 15, 2012 at 1:23 pm | Blog

My website blog is now integrated with Facebook.  Thanks for setting this up Jon!






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