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Riverview Mental Hospital/Essondale

The site of Riverview Mental Hospital has played a huge part in my life in sense of abandonments and the paranormal. Being so, I will be writing a blog on each of the buildings, including only my best pictures out of the thousands that I have taken there. 1,080 more words


Evergreen Line Opening Day

I took a ride on the new Evergreen Skytrain Line extension on its opening day to check things out.

First impressions are mostly good. The new line uses the same mix of cars as the other lines, including the latest Mark III cars. 210 more words


Snow snarls TransLink's system during Evergreen Line's first morning commute

The new Evergreen Line SkyTrain extension underwent a trial by snow on its first full day of commuter service, collecting standing-room-only crowds and dumping them into a snarled and packed transit system. 898 more words

Local News

Kickstart - Evergreen Impressions

By Gord Price

What makes me take the Evergreen Line?


There is a cluster of breweries and craft pubs within a kilometre of the Moody Centre station on the Evergreen Extension, including the Parkside – enough motivation to take the trains out to a corner of the region. 273 more words


Evergreen SkyTrain Line launched

The new Evergreen Line between Burnaby and Coquitlam has officially been launched.

The first train took off from Lougheed Town Centre Station en route to Lafarge Lake Douglas Station in Coquitlam at noon on Friday. 254 more words


Brightening December Skies: Lights at Lafarge

There’s a reason we have an abundance of greenery in Metro Vancouver. While there are hints of snow in next week’s forecast, it’s our rain that’s been on a lot of minds lately. 337 more words

A Whole Life

Osamu Sushi

Osamu Sushi has been operating at the same spot for 22 years in the Tri-Cities area. If that isn’t impressive enough, the sushi chef himself is also Japanese. 461 more words