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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

PHOTOS: 215 children vigil grows in Port Coquitlam with letters of apology and hope

PHOTOS: 215 children vigil grows in Port Coquitlam with letters of apology and hope

"I'm sorry" is not enough, writes one resident's letter attached to new rain cover at makeshift memorial in Veterans Park.
Coquitlam Heritage bringing back summer walking tours with social distancing in effect

Coquitlam Heritage bringing back summer walking tours with social distancing in effect

The society is also expanding its in-person tours of historic Maillardville by offering language options in either English, French or Mandarin.
Fundraising campaign launches with $10K goal to help Coquitlam family displaced by fire

Fundraising campaign launches with $10K goal to help Coquitlam family displaced by fire

A Maillardville-area home was gutted the evening of June 10, 2021; fire crews say the damage is extensive and upwards of $100,000.
Large sign placed near area where Trina Hunt's body was found in hopes that information emerges

Large sign placed near area where Trina Hunt's body was found in hopes that information emerges

Port Moody woman's family offering $50,000 reward for any details that lead to an arrest and charges; sign placed four days after IHIT searched through two homes.
Confirmed Tri-City COVID-19 local health area cases down to lowest in six months

Confirmed Tri-City COVID-19 local health area cases down to lowest in six months

For the first time since mid-January, the region recorded double-digit figures for cases found in a seven-day reporting period as each community reaches 75% immunization threshold.
VIDEO: Investigation ongoing after fire leaves $100K price tag for Coquitlam home

VIDEO: Investigation ongoing after fire leaves $100K price tag for Coquitlam home

No injuries were reported from the Therrien Street incident, but it's believed through unconfirmed reports that a dog died in the blaze.
Port Coquitlam woman released as RCMP investigate seized fentanyl, imitation firearms

Port Coquitlam woman released as RCMP investigate seized fentanyl, imitation firearms

Surrey Mounties say they also found items in a pulled-over vehicle associated with drug trafficking, as well as ammunition, a sword and a knife.
Port Coquitlam man charged in 2020 B.C. firearm trafficking investigation

Port Coquitlam man charged in 2020 B.C. firearm trafficking investigation

In September last year, special forces began an investigation after two men made a suspicious purchase at a Lower Mainland retailer.
Coquitlam residents to soon scream for ice cream at Town Centre Park's new concession

Coquitlam residents to soon scream for ice cream at Town Centre Park's new concession

Rocky Point Ice Cream is now part of recent upgrades to the park's festival hub and will scoop up its popular flavours and food items in the seasons to come.
Tri-City task force believes new B.C. legislation on child-care licensing breaks barrier

Tri-City task force believes new B.C. legislation on child-care licensing breaks barrier

Province to allow school grounds and recreation-based programs as options for families to access child-care spaces beyond the bell.