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

Thoughts on the Current Fortis/City of Coquitlam Dispute

Regarding the current battle between the City of Coquitlam and FortisBC over their pipeline upgrade project:   I accept that traffic will be temporarily affected, that many residents will be temporarily inconvenienced. I am confident we will all do our best to mitigate these impacts and I hope residents going through the area will simply take […]

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Using a Dead, Habituated Bear for Educational Purposes

I went into City Hall via a different entrance this week and ended up walking by the “Live Smart With Urban Wildlife” bear display.  I was very pleased to see that the display was up in the public space outside our Engineering and Public Works department with top-notch signage providing reminders about living safely and […]

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Celebrating a Treasured Community Amenity

Sharing a few photos from Tuesday’s celebration of the Opening of the new Coquitlam Crunch stairs. It was a great celebration with community members, frozen yogurt, lots of water (it was HOT!) and lots of enthusiasm for our beloved Crunch! I had the wonderful opportunity, as Acting Mayor, to speak about the Crunch, express thanks […]

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Around Town with Teri

We live in a vibrant community where there is always something happening! Here is a selection of photos and captions representing just some of the events I attended, initiatives I was happy to support and activities I was pleased to be involved in over the month of June 2018. It was another active month with […]

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Why I Supported Building the Town Centre Park Performance Plaza

This is one of the reasons I supported building the Town Centre Park performance plaza: so our community could come together, could gather for events like this. These photos are just a sampling of some of some of the events I’ve attended recently and show how much this space is enjoyed by so many: The […]

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Around Town with Teri – May 2018

We live in a vibrant community where there is always something happening! Here is a selection of photos and captions representing just some of the events I attended, initiatives I was happy to support and activities I was pleased to be involved in over the month of May 2018. t was another active month with […]

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Remuneration for Local Government Elected Officials

I had been contemplating this idea for some time and then various related events that were prevalent in the local media a couple of months ago spurred my commitment to bring this forward.  http://www.tricitynews.com/news/council-goes-for-generic-pay-resolution-1.23349077 I think it’s important that options regarding remuneration for municipal election officials – other than what’s in place/not in place now […]

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Towner About Town April 2018

We live in a vibrant community where there is always something happening! Here is a selection of photos and captions representing a selection of events I attended, initiatives I was happy to support and activities I was pleased to be involved in over the month of April 2018. There were volunteer appreciation events, a few […]

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Towner Around Town March 2018

We live in a vibrant community where there is always something happening!  Here is a selection of photos and captions representing some of the events I attended, initiatives I was happy to support and activities I was pleased to be involved in over the month of March 2018.  It was a very multicultural month!  Some […]

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Towner Around Town Jan/Feb 2018

We live in a vibrant community in which there is always something happening!  Here is a selection of photos and captions representing some of the events I attended, initiatives I supported and activities I participated in over the months of January and February 2018.   Please click the link for a description of some of our […]

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