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Port Moody Oktoberfest

Cheers to a good Fall ahead.  We’re excited to announce with the rise in the popularity of Port Moody Brewery Lane, there is a great Port Moody Oktoberfest event happening over at Newport Village just to give you more choice in your beer connoisseur palate. This coming weekend as well as the weekend after there […]

Port Moody Summer Update

  Let’s catch up on the High Season we’ve been experiencing.  First we want to thank everyone for choosing Mainstay Oasis.  You have enjoyed one of our unique cozy rooms, shared in an interesting exchange at the breakfast table or soaked in solitude by the waterfront. This year has been a hot one.  So hot […]

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Local Port Moody Business Involved in Shoreline Cleanliness Initiative

Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) The local Pacific Coast Terminals is a major sponsor of the local Port Moody Ecological Society (PMES) and their annual Fingerling Festival. This helps with efforts to keep our Burrard Inlet shoreline pristine in support of the local ecosystem in the shoreline cleanliness initiative. Find a few known facts below about […]

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A Tale of Local Port Moody Wildlife

Herons are an iconic sight around the Tri City area especially near the Colony Farms trail head area. With the demolition of the old Port Mann Bridge many conservationists according to this article: were concerned that this would harm the population of over 200 herons that call the area home. The good news? The […]

adorable harbor seal

Seal your Holiday with Seal Safety

As most of you may know there is a viral video of the little girl that was grabbed off of a Steveston dock in Richmond as seen in the viral video that is currently circulating the internet. We have the privilege of owning a kayak and sailboat and are facing the Burrard Inlet. We live […]

Group of People Waving Canada Flags

150 Years of Canada Events

Canadians ushered in the beginning of 2017 with spectacular fireworks displays in major cities across the nation  including Vancouver and the Capital.  The year long festivities meant that there were fun events for the whole family throughout the year and not limited to Canada Day.  The 150 years of Canada Events are being commemorated with […]


Shower With Flowers

With spring right around the corner and celebrations such as anniversaries, birthdays, and honeymoon stays on the rise, we have collaborated with a local florist, Arlene Wiebe to bring you a welcome bouquet upon arrival. She truly has an eye for the art of floral design. If you plan a designer flower bouquet by Inlet […]


All Sorts of New for a New Year 2017

We are pleased to announce that along with the New Year 2017, we are also ushering plenty of newness.  The 2016 year brought about a new family member to the Hagglund clan: our very first grandson. Along with learning the ropes of being grandparents, all the renovation projects are complete. I will not miss the […]

Evergreen Means Go

A New Go: The Evergreen Line

December 2nd, new commuters boarded the EVERGREEN Translink skytrains, for the first time.  A floral bouquet was presented to the first lady traveller to exit at the Inlet Center Station in Port Moody. This long awaited transportation expansion brought praise for the Grand Opening that now provides a continuous train from Vancouver Community College Vancouver […]


A Day in the Life of Burrard Inlet Explorers

How do you normally explore Burrard Inlet?  Have you considered the history of how Captain Vancouver scoured the coastline to settle the GVRD?  Did you know that Port Moody was an initial settlement area for the captain during his initial journeys up the coast? Well, all of this you can find in the epic historical […]