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Kyle Balzer

Kyle  Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast & Online Journalism program in 2016.

He has covered a variety of stories from education & Indigenous relations, to community interests & sports.

Kyle is a three-time award-winning journalist, including recognition from the BC Association of Broadcasters for his part in covering the 2017 BC wildfire season.

He's worked for media outlets in Abbotsford, Surrey and Prince George before joining Tri-City News, and has visited six different countries in his lifetime, including Colombia and Ukraine.

He loves meeting new people, listening to unique stories, & diving into new experiences.

Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

Dozens of Coquitlam washrooms now dispense free menstrual products

Dozens of Coquitlam washrooms now dispense free menstrual products

A city pilot project saw positive feedback in giving those who menstruate proper access to items they need; installed at a one-time cost of $35,000.
Here's what not to put in Port Moody recycling bins — like dirty diapers and cigarette butts

Here's what not to put in Port Moody recycling bins — like dirty diapers and cigarette butts

The city says its collection crews have recently found 'eyebrow-raising' items in recycling bins, prompting a public reminder.
Investigators exploring 'every possible avenue' three months after confirming Trina Hunt's murder

Investigators exploring 'every possible avenue' three months after confirming Trina Hunt's murder

IHIT answers Tri-City News' questions more than six months after the Port Moody woman was first reported missing, while friends and family thank supporters.
Coquitlam Search and Rescue surpasses record-year of marine calls, urge safety on the water

Coquitlam Search and Rescue surpasses record-year of marine calls, urge safety on the water

The volunteer organization is in need of a saviour itself in appealing to the public for a new home for its marine rescue boat.
Port Coquitlam protest wants terminated Richmond hotel workers rehired

Port Coquitlam protest wants terminated Richmond hotel workers rehired

Richmond's unionized Pacific Gateway hotel workers rallied outside Ron McKinnon's office asking local MP to "put pressure" on government to protect jobs.
Suspect vehicle sought from serious Port Coquitlam motorcyclist hit-and-run

Suspect vehicle sought from serious Port Coquitlam motorcyclist hit-and-run

A motorcyclist is expected to make a full recovery after they were hit by a van near Lougheed Highway on July 28, 2021.
Combined $255K investment brings 21 more EV charging stations to Coquitlam

Combined $255K investment brings 21 more EV charging stations to Coquitlam

Electric vehicle owners to find relief and charging options in eight more locations across the city thanks to municipal and federal funds.
Long-awaited Coquitlam gatherings on the horizon as city opens community event applications

Long-awaited Coquitlam gatherings on the horizon as city opens community event applications

Festivals, sporting events and fundraisers are being welcomed back to city parks real soon, but organizers must ensure any and all public health orders are followed.
An extra COVID-19 case was detected in the Tri-Cities in latest week-to-week data

An extra COVID-19 case was detected in the Tri-Cities in latest week-to-week data

A total of 16 were confirmed, one more than the previous count as BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) expands on vaccination statistics.
You can now apply to receive $300 for hosting a Coquitlam neighbourhood block party

You can now apply to receive $300 for hosting a Coquitlam neighbourhood block party

The city has doubled its $150 grant by way of its Community Support and Recovery Plan as COVID-19 recovery continues.