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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

A last-minute guide for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam voters ahead of the 2021 federal election

A last-minute guide for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam voters ahead of the 2021 federal election

Candidate questions, forums, voting patterns and how to cast your ballot before the 7 p.m. deadline on Monday (Sept. 20).
A last-minute guide for Port Moody-Coquitlam voters ahead of the 2021 federal election

A last-minute guide for Port Moody-Coquitlam voters ahead of the 2021 federal election

Candidate questions, forums, voting patterns and how to cast your ballot before the 7 p.m. deadline on Monday (Sept. 20).
'Extremely rare' syndrome keeping Coquitlam fitness trainer, former Mountie hospitalized in Toronto

'Extremely rare' syndrome keeping Coquitlam fitness trainer, former Mountie hospitalized in Toronto

Friends of Sebastien Lavoie are hoping to crowdfund at least $75,000 to cover medical expenses, which may include an amputation on his leg.
Coquitlam has drafted a plan for environmental sustainability — but now the city needs feedback

Coquitlam has drafted a plan for environmental sustainability — but now the city needs feedback

Three in-person public information sessions have been scheduled for residents to learn about how the city plans to address climate change and preserve natural areas.
Coquitlam's Christian Fitzgerald attending Toronto Maple Leafs camp on invitation

Coquitlam's Christian Fitzgerald attending Toronto Maple Leafs camp on invitation

Other Tri-City-trained players are on the radar of NHL clubs; Port Moody Panthers drop to 1-2 to start 2021-22 season.
Port Moody company wins national recognition for its eco-friendly laundry detergent

Port Moody company wins national recognition for its eco-friendly laundry detergent

Tru Earth wins first-ever environmental award two years after beginning its mission to reduce chemical and material waste.
UPDATE: Coquitlam commuters urged to drive carefully as Highway 1 east reopens on Port Mann Bridge

UPDATE: Coquitlam commuters urged to drive carefully as Highway 1 east reopens on Port Mann Bridge

A multi-vehicle collision on the bridge caused all lanes to close for several hours; reports indicate one person was sent to hospital.
Multiculturalism series aimed to educate the Tri-Cities on B.C.'s diversity

Multiculturalism series aimed to educate the Tri-Cities on B.C.'s diversity

Coquitlam Public Library is set to explore different races in the region and province including Indigenous Peoples, early immigrants, Black history and others.
Invasive blackberry species to be removed from Coquitlam's Mundy Park

Invasive blackberry species to be removed from Coquitlam's Mundy Park

Though very delicious, experts say the plant itself can crowd other vegetation and limit wildlife movements.
COVID-19 cases declining again in the Tri-Cities: report

COVID-19 cases declining again in the Tri-Cities: report

There was a 16 per cent drop in lab-confirmed infections in the BC Centre for Disease Control's (BCCDC) latest data, but will it stay that way?