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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

B.C. adds one port to Coquitlam's increasing network of EV charging stations

B.C. adds one port to Coquitlam's increasing network of EV charging stations

The single contribution to the Tri-City area is among 85 across the province and is located along the Lougheed Highway.
All forms of July Tri-City real estate decreased in sales except one — attached Port Moody homes

All forms of July Tri-City real estate decreased in sales except one — attached Port Moody homes

Collectively, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) says there was a 13.7% drop from June and a 2.8% year-over-year decrease.
New data shows significant weekly boost among Tri-City residents with two COVID-19 vaccine doses

New data shows significant weekly boost among Tri-City residents with two COVID-19 vaccine doses

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is reporting a 73% average in that category as the province continues its August vaccination campaign.
Looking to get involved with local sports? Coquitlam event set to highlight 21 organizations

Looking to get involved with local sports? Coquitlam event set to highlight 21 organizations

Free in-person event on Aug. 21, 2021 — after a year's hiatus by the COVID-19 pandemic — to encourage residents of all ages to test skills
Here's where Tri-City residents can get a COVID-19 vaccine on 'Walk-in Wednesday'

Here's where Tri-City residents can get a COVID-19 vaccine on 'Walk-in Wednesday'

You can get a first or second dose with no appointment needed at one of Fraser Health's two designated locations in Coquitlam.
Coquitlam co-workers win $500K one week after first teaming up to pool lottery tickets

Coquitlam co-workers win $500K one week after first teaming up to pool lottery tickets

Anthony Borrill and 10 others reeled in the excitement after a moment of shock — and double-checking the numbers several times.
Tokyo games over for pair of Tri-City Olympians — and one came close to medalling

Tokyo games over for pair of Tri-City Olympians — and one came close to medalling

After valiant efforts, Terry Fox secondary grads Jasmin Duehring and Ryan Sclater are finished with their respective 2020 Summer Olympics.
PHOTOS: Cause under investigation as Port Coquitlam fire crews battle business plaza blaze

PHOTOS: Cause under investigation as Port Coquitlam fire crews battle business plaza blaze

A Kingsway Avenue business building caught flames late Monday night (Aug. 2, 2021) with both firefighters and Mounties responding to the incident.
B.C. police watchdog called to Coquitlam after man falls to his death

B.C. police watchdog called to Coquitlam after man falls to his death

RCMP responded to a disturbance in the city's town centre area; upon entering the building, the man fell to the ground from the upper floor.
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.