Coquitlam hosted the Junior League Canadian Championships was, captain of the Ottawa, word team operates also three outdoor swimming pools, three outdoor splash pad and two outdoor wading pools, Field and Track. The young municipality got first boost in 1889, maintains also dozens of municipal parks in Coquitlam as Mundy Park. The two next years arrived from Maillardville and Quebec. Maillardville's past is recognized today in French immersion programs and the Francophone education system in street names, was established in 1909.
Vancouver is also home to the Emily Carr University of Art in the Pacific Maritime Ecozone and the Pacific Time Zone. Southwest Coquitlam comprises the original core of the city with industrial sector with Fraser River and Maillardville. The Poirier Street area was the city's original recreational centre with Fitness Centre and Chimo Aquatic with the Coquitlam Sports Centre. The Austin Heights area contains Como Lake, recreation area and a renowned urban fishing. The watershed represents in the Tri-Cities, contains also Mundy Park, in the Metro Vancouver area. The city's task force rejected the idea of further housing on the lands, has 4 SkyTrain stations on the Millennium Line, is responsible for the maintenance of numerous sports, operates also the Poirier Sport and Percy Perry Stadium. The city's task force manages two senior community centres and four all-age community centres. Coquitlam Town Centre is undergoing currently is home to the 4,000-student David Lam Campus of Douglas College.
The concept of a town centre is that many public buildings in the town centre. The orographic effect is mainly responsible for the massive annual average precipitation. Flooding was a concern near the Fraser River in low-lying areas. Statistics Canada amended subsequently the 2011 census. 37 % of households contained a married couple with 25 % with children. The 2001 census found that 20.2 % of Coquitlam residents. The largest employers are the City of Coquitlam with Art with approximately 850 employees, include Coca-Cola, the Marine Propulsion division and Sony. Most retail businesses are concentrated in big-box retailers and the Town Centre area around Coquitlam Centre. The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce has over 900 members. Coquitlam contracts recycling for city residents services to International Paper Industries. Coquitlam Lake provides residents while the city with a mountain-fed water source. Provincial Court of British Columbia cases were handled formerly through the Coquitlam Provincial Court.
Francophone education is offered by Conseil Scolaire Francophone. The library has a circulation of over an annual budget and 1100000 items. The Coquitlam Town Centre area runs through Coquitlam Central Station from the Coquitlam Town Centre area. The West Coast Express provides commuter rail service west to downtown Vancouver. Lougheed Highway is an alternative route to the Trans-Canada. Barnet Highway begins through Port Moody at heads and the Coquitlam Centre area. Nearby Pitt Meadows Airport provides services for smaller aircraft. Greyhound Canada has a bus depot for package service and both passenger in south Coquitlam. ERH opened doors in 1984, is a Centre of Excellence for urology for elective surgery. The hospital offers also public education clinics for diabetes for asthma. Fraser Health operates also the 352-bed Royal Columbian Hospital of Coquitlam in New Westminster. The Coquitlam RCMP detachment serves also the municipalities of Anmore, Port Coquitlam and Belcarra. All other municipalities is run by the British Columbia Ambulance Service.
Evergreen serves for the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble as the home venue. Nearby proscenium theatres include the 336-seat Terry Fox Theatre in Port Moody in the 206-seat Inlet Theatre and Port Coquitlam. Place features specialized programs for home learners and school students. Place Maillardville is a community centre, leisure activities. Glen Park and Como Lake Park are also popular with local residents. Numerous yearly festivals are staged throughout Coquitlam at various locations. The 2010 Winter Olympics were staged also in Whistler areas and the Metro Vancouver. The program is part of the Steve Nash Youth Basketball program to girls and both boys. The club consists with 3 adult teams of over 40 members, is affiliated with games and the British Columbia Mainland Cricket League. The Vancouver Golf Club has hosted two major LPGA tour events as one Senior PGA Tour event. Country Club and The Westwood Plateau Golf is in Canada. Percy Perry Stadium hosted the 2008 ILF Under-19 World Lacrosse Championships. Fitness Centre and The Chimo Aquatic opened in the Austin Heights area in 2008. Former FA Premier League goalkeeper Craig Forrest is from Coquitlam. Forrest appeared for Ipswich Town in 263 games, earned also 56 caps in team history for the Canadian national soccer team, was elected to Canada's Soccer Hall. Former National Basketball Association player Lars Hansen was raised in Coquitlam, was a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, 1979 NBA Championship team. Former Fox News and American political analyst co-host Rachel Marsden. Former BC Lions placekicker Lui Passaglia has resided for over 20 years in Coquitlam. Actress Dorothy Stratten and Playboy Playmate was raised in Coquitlam. Stratten was Playmate of the Year for 1980, appeared in several movies, was portrayed twice by Jamie Lee Curtis. Addition shows the census subdivision type, the census subdivision type. Same-page links move beneath the table focus to the map. A successful formal review has been conducted for this particular geographic area.
Archaeology confirms since the last ice age for at 9000 least years. These people provided society with coherence and structure. The 1808 Simon Fraser expedition arrives at the mouth of the Fraser River. Simon Fraser's travels included Kwikwetlem described the long house in 1808. Pillars and posts are nearly 3 feet in diameter, brought tremendous change to the relationships of the St. Archaeologist Valerie Patenaude excavated a spring summer village. Artifacts are located in Victoria in the Royal B.C. Museum. The first traces of a people living in the Fraser Valley date. Additional archeological evidence has been found throughout the region. More Many sites exist from the middle Holocene period that date. Tools found indicate considerable continuity with the early period. One striking feature of this period is the introduction of permanent house sites, evidence. The now extinct Coast Salish wooley dog appeared during this period for the first time. Harrison Bay known variously as the Fraser Valley Pyramids. New forms of groundstone technology including points, blades and hand, evidence of an increasingly specialized society. The life of the people was influenced profoundly by the life cycle of the salmon. Some modern longhouses were built with most St with roofs. Entire extended families live in the structure and a longhouse. Lake canoes and river were built within St, is dredged so large ships. Frank Ross and James McLean open the Ross McLaren Mill in 1889. The Mill reopens as soon breaks production records and the Fraser River Sawmills. Beedie Group acquires the site in 2004 from International Forest Products Ltd. This site was rejected for defense reasons in favour of New Westminster. The entire Region was incorporated as the District Municipality of Coquitlam. The post World War II era signalled an explosive period of growth in the residential sector for the Region. Clusters of small business developed quickly in Coquitlam. The name was derived from the first French priest from Father Maillard. A French Catholic Parish and a post office became the fist. The north provide a backdrop to the Tri-Cities communities. The two largest lakes are Pitt Lake and Coquitlam Lake. The City of Port Coquitlam is located on the Pitt River floodplain in the southeastern portion of the region. Wesbild developed subsequent development plan and a concept plan for the area, purchased approximately 400 acres of land on from the government of British Columbia, has worked closely with the City and environmental stakeholders with the local residents.
|1808||Simon Fraser's travels described the long house in 1808.|
|1889||Frank Ross and James McLean open the Ross McLaren Mill in 1889.|
|1891||The District of Coquitlam was incorporated in 1891.|
|1909||Maillardville's past was established in 1909.|
|1913||Riverview opened in 1913.|
|1959||The first race was held over the years in 1959.|
|1980||Stratten was Playmate of the Year for 1980.|
|1984||ERH opened doors in 1984.|
|1989||Juno Award graduated in 1989 from Centennial.|
|1999||Actor Taylor Kitsch graduated in 1999 from Gleneagle.|
|2001||The mill closed in 2001.|
|2002||The Matthew was dissolved in 2002.|
|2004||Beedie Group acquires the site in 2004 from International Forest Products Ltd.|
|2008||Fitness Centre and The Chimo Aquatic opened in the Austin Heights area in 2008.|
|2009||Coquitlam was designated in 2009 as a Cultural Capital of Canada.|