Ian Howell, Financial Planner Extraordinaire

February 28th, 2021

Meet Ian Howell, Personal Financial Planner with RBC!  Voted Port Coquitlam’s top Financial Planner three years in a row through the Tri-City News A-List Awards. It isn’t a surprise he won because when you meet Ian, you instantly see his passion for wanting to help people achieve their life goals!  He is most proud of this award because it is voted upon by his existing clients who are very ha ...


January 31st, 2021

Kat, from Kat’s Cakes, also known as the “Modern Day Gingerbread Lady” has such a talent and I’m so glad she is sharing it with the world!  Kat bakes and creates, and truly considers herself more of an artist than a baker.  If you have a vision, she will create it in edible form!  Kat’s Cakes all started by accident and when she shared her story, I couldn’t wait for you to hear about it too!  ...

Western Sky Books

November 1st, 2020

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley

Western Sky Books does exactly what Cooley says . . . it transports us to places beyond where we are!  And thank goodness for that, especially during these times!

Western Sky Books is a bookstore, located at 2132-2850 Shaughnessy Street in Port Coquitlam!  They sell new and used books. They also have a galler ...

Eden West Gourmet

September 27th, 2020

During these times, these unprecedented times, there seems to be a trend of learning new things, and what better thing to learn than cooking!!!  This is where Valentine, from Eden West Gourmet, is a true God send and is sharing her passion with all of us!  

Valentine is the owner of Eden West Gourmet!  She took over the business, which has been running for over 10 years, in February 2020.  T ...

Monkey Business Landscaping

August 23rd, 2020

Monkey Business Landscaping . . . the name itself is fun, and so is creating a landscape of your home that you will enjoy for years to come!

Ben Riley, the man behind the landscaping company, started Monkey Business Landscaping in 2016; he had been doing landscaping construction since 2003 and realized he wasn’t getting any younger, so he thought it would be a great idea to challenge himself to ...