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Lafarge Lake bridge proposal in B.C. cancelled over habitat concerns


October 18, 2020
By Tri-City News

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Coquitlam, B.C. – Plans for a bridge to the island at the north end of Coquitlam’s Lafarge Lake have been quashed over concerns the project could damage natural habitat.

Don Luymes, the city’s newly appointed general manager of parks, recreation and culture, said staff will move forward with its Lake Loop enhancement project without the bridge, after both council and the public panned the idea. Instead, the island, which a staff report noted is an “ecologically sensitive area,” will be left inaccessible and in its natural state. Tri-City News reports. | READ MORE