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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Creating a Community Center

BY BRUCE HEMSTOCK
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Landsacpe architect Bruce Hemstock describes the process of building Westminster Pier Park, a task that entailed rejuvinating the architecture and reinstating natural landmarks. The park now serves as a social gathering place where people can enjoy time with family and friends while appreciating the natural beauty around them.

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First Nations Peoples Along the Fraser River

BY CATHERINE OUELLET-MARTIN
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Catherine Oullet-Martin follows the path of the Fraser River and describes the lifestyles of the people who live there. Many peoples' lives have been negatively impacted by the changes in technology that society takes for granted. 

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Cultivating City Identity

BY NICOLAS D ROBITAILLE
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Nicolas D Robitaille speaks on an architectural project he developed while in school as a means to reinvigorate the New Westminster downtown parkade and cultivate a strong identity for the city. He discusses the challenges currently plaguing the area, and shows off his impressive propostion that features the incorporation of new parks, gathering spots, and dining. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 17, 2014.

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Canada's Pastime: Road Hockey

BY MARIO BARTEL
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Mario Bartel speaks about his life-long relationship with road hockey. His unofficial local league, made up of various members of the community, plays from October to May, in any weather. He shares how, over the years, various traditions have sprung up around the games, and as a sports reporter, Bartel has covered them all. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 11, 2013.

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The Small Business Symbiosis

BY LINDSAY FERGUSON
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Lindsay Ferguson tells us about her experience as a small business owner, working with local farmers, utilizing sustainable initiatives within her community, and banding together with other businesses to form mutually beneficial relationships. 

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Critter Catching, Then and Now

BY JOE FRANCO
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Joe Franco talks about his childhood, interacting with bugs and catching snakes and frogs, and how the influence of the natural world prompted him to start his own bee and wasp removal service as an adult. He also expands upon the differences between bees and wasps, and shares a bit about how his company, Joe Wasp Nest Removal Services, works to humanely and sustainably relocate bees and wasps. 

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Only in New Westminster

BY TODD BRIGHT
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Professional Chef Todd Bright recounts some of his favorite experiences cooking in the lower mainland area. With sustainability initiatives, cooking competitions, and other community events, the area has become one of Bright's favorite places. 

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Jane's Walks

BY MARY WILSON
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

The outspoken Mary Wilson tells us about Jane's Walks, urban treks that encourage walking in cities as well as bring attention to pedestrian rights. Wilson tells us a bit about the history and purpose of these fun, engaging ways to explore cities.

 

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Just what is PechaKucha?

 
Check out a recent feature  that ran in the local newspaper The Royal City Record this week. It's a short interview piece that focuses on why we started PKN and a few of the things we're working on for the summer event to be held on July 19th, 2014 at Westminster Pier Park. Be sure to save the date!
 

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