Entries by Wesbild

19th Annual Hyde Creek Salmon Festival

Join Wesbild at the 19th Annual Hyde Creek Annual Salmon Festival! The Chum and Coho Salmon are returning to their spawning grounds at Hyde Creek. Come out to this Free Family Event. WHEN – Sunday, November 18th 11:00 am to 3:00 pm WHERE – Hyde Creek Recreation Centre (1379 Laurier Avenue, Port Coquitlam Wesbild will have […]

Wesbild Nominated for a 2018 Business Excellence Award

Wesbild – the people behind The Foothills at Burke Mountain – is excited and honoured to be nominated by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce for their 2018 Business Excellence Awards in the category of Community Spirit. Wesbild takes our responsibilities as a corporate citizen very seriously and we have since we began in 1981. We believe being […]

Smiling Creek Elementary Officially Open!

Last night, Wesbild was excited to join our neighbours at the official Grand Opening of Smiling Creek Elementary School on Burke Mountain in Coquitlam. The first of five new schools planned for the community, Smiling Creek Elementary is a seven-acre joint school-park site in partnership with the City of Coquitlam. Wesbild has been instrumental in […]

Implementation of New Water Retention System

Wesbild’s new state of the art water retention and chemical treatment system is now installed for use on our construction sites! After months of hard work collaborating with Port Moody-based Aquasolve, this new system replaces our previous water treatment strategy of excavating and constructing a large sediment pond. How Does It Work? First, the dirty […]

New Programming Options at Smiling Creek Activity Centre

Smiling Creek Elementary School is not only open for the 2018/2019 school year, but the Smiling Creek Activity Centre (located within the school) has many recreation programs available through the City of Coquitlam! The activity centre will provide recreation programming during the evenings and weekends in the school’s gymnasium, multi-purpose room, sport courts, playgrounds and […]

The Foothills at Burke Mountain on Instagram

The Foothills is now on Instagram! Follow along at @foothillsburke. We’re sharing beautiful photos 📷 of our neighbourhood, our builders, and our show homes – as well as a few fun #throwbackthursday posts to remind us where we came from. We’re posting Instastories from our parks, trails, and community events. And we’re reminding ourselves weekly how lucky […]

Rain Barrel Program

Gardening season is back, and the Burke Mountain community has a green initiative that makes gardening easier for you and the environment! Every single-family home at The Foothills at Burke Mountain was built with a rain barrel – a clever device for water conservation. How do they work? Rain barrels are used to collect rain […]

Water Quality Ponds at Burke Mountain

Water quality treatment is an important priority for the Burke Mountain community. That’s why you’ll see multiple Water Quality Ponds throughout the neighbourhood to help ensure that no run-off water enters receiving creeks and rivers without being thoroughly treated. These ponds prevent coarse silt and other contaminants from entering environmentally sensitive streams. Water Quality Ponds […]