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Novelist, translator and poet Genni Gunn, nominated for the Giller Prize in 2011 for her novel Solitaria , has been named as Whistler's 2014 writer-in-residence.
Paige Gordon is returning for a fifth year in the animal barns at Country Fest, and this weekend, she'll be taking on a more prominent role than ever before.
Coquitlam philanthropist and childhood cancer research fundraiser Gloria Cuccione and former Anmore mayor Hal Weinberg, a brain behaviour researcher at SFU, were honoured for their work by BC Premier Christy Clark and Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon on Tuesday.
John Horgan has appointed regional critics for economic development, suggesting he's not going to concede this area to the B.C. Liberals.
The number of calls Port Coquitlam Fire and Emergency Services receives each year has stayed in lockstep with the city's population.
While B.C. may have abundant water sources such as Chatterbox Falls, there's a debate over how much to charge for it.
"I'm asking for another voice to be heard because there has been a very distinct lack of progress over the last few weeks," Stacey Robinsmith said during Monday's council in committee meeting.
Vancouver has been bragging about the record number of building permits it has issued in the first six months of the year.
On Monday, city council granted temporary use permits - good for two years each - to Coquitlam Alliance Church on Spuraway Avenue and Calvary Baptist Church on Regan Avenue.
TransLink says an error by an electrician working on the Evergreen Line triggered Monday's five-hour shutdown of the SkyTrain system and passengers will be offered a free day of transit use on B.C. Day.
The B.C. Coroners Service is asking for the public's help in identifying a person whose skeletal remains were found in a forested area along a power line near Coquitlam.
Students part of the Triple Threat teen boot camp - a program offered this week by the Theatrix Youtheatre Society in Coquitlam - will present Hairspray Jr. on Saturday, July 26 at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre .
Issues with the loading ramp at the Langdale ferry terminal resulted in significant delays to last Saturday's ferry sailing schedule.
Public-opinion research for the federal Finance Department suggests key government policies are out of step with Canadians' priorities, including the Northern Gateway project.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 02:18 am
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