Teri Towner | Community Builder | Inspirational Speaker | Coquitlam City Councillor

Celebrating Difference Makers

Our Community’s Extra-Large Heart

An “On This Day” memory popped up in my Facebook feed from 2 years ago expressing gratitude for raising $7000 to assist recently-arrived refugees to our city.  So I looked up a few numbers! The Tri-Cities Friends of Refugees Task Group was formed (I am one of the co-founders) to harness the abundance of goodwill that TriCity residents […]

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Town Centre Park – 2017’s “Great Place in Canada”

At last Monday’s City of Coquitlam Council meeting, we were presented with the Canadian Institute of Planners 2017 “Great Place in Canada” award for our treasured Town Centre Park! A jury of certified planning professionals reviewed all the submissions for this contest and this is their statement: Once the site of a gravel pit, Town […]

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Women’s Collaborative Hub Award

I just realized I posted on my website a few days PRIOR to the inaugural Women’s Collaborative Hub awards – about the joy I was getting from nominating amazing women – but I haven’t posted anything SINCE the November 9,2017 awards night.   Here is a post I wrote for Facebook:   Because I was a finalist […]

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Celebrating Women Influencers

I am honoured to have been nominated by various colleagues and community members for four categories in the inaugural Women’s Collaborative Hub Women Influencers Awards.  And to see my name listed as a finalist amongst such outstanding people is something I truly cherish.  But I will admit, the best part of this entire initiative for […]

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