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Local news for Coquitlam, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

18 hrs ago | Tri-City News

'We are greatly saddened' - SD43 board to Minister Fassbender

The Tri-Cities' board of education is giving Education Minister Peter Fassbender some food for thought as he works his way through one of most stalemated teachers' disputes in B.C.'s history.

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22 hrs ago | Coquitlam Now

Mundy field house plan razed as too 'Cadillac'

Coquitlam city staff were given a long, loud public spanking Monday for proposing that the decaying, 45-yearold field house at busy Mundy Park be replaced with a $1.75 million multi-use building that would be in place in time for the 2016 BC Seniors Summer Games.

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Yesterday | CKNW News Talk 980

First Nation lays claim to Riverview lands in wake of Supreme Court ruling

A local First Nation is acting on a recent court ruling to try and lay claim to the Riverview lands.

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Yesterday | Tri-City News

Record pace for construction in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam

The building boom in the Tri-Cities does not appear to be showing any signs of slowing down, according to the latest numbers from BC Stats.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tri-City News

Cooking up a storm for a good cause

The annual event marks the mid-point of the summer and will feature gourmet salmon from Wild West Coast Seafood, rolls from Gesundheit Bakery, organic salad greens from Olera Farms of Langley, beverages from Kics Lemonade, salad dressing from the Vinegar Works and condiments from Aji Gourmet Products Musical entertainment will be provided by ... (more)

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Canada.com

Effort to eradicate invasive fire ants faces tough slog in B.C.

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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Tri-City News

Coquitlam aims to ban longboarding

Coquitlam is considering changes to its street and traffic bylaw that would outlaw skateboarding and longboarding, among other things, on city streets and sidewalks.

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Tri-City News

Cheque scammer uses sad story to get cash

A pair of cheque scam incidents this week has Coquitlam RCMP asking for anyone else who has been defrauded to contact them.

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Coquitlam Now

Kids can discover fun at the library

It's always cool to hang out at the library, and all schoolage children are invited for story times and activities at Coquitlam's two branches.

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Canada.com

Surrey Six trial: Million-dollar payout motivated Crown witness to lie, defence lawyer says

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Coquitlam pans incineration plan

Coquitlam wants Metro Vancouver to delay a decision on a controversial $500-million regional garbage incinerator for three years - and to produce a "current and comprehensive" business and environmental case in the meantime.

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The Toronto Star

Serial killer's shadow looms over hearings on anti-prostitution bill

Angel Wolfe, whose mother, Brenda Wolfe was murdered by Robert Pickton, submitted a letter to the parliamentary committee saying, "I believe that Bill C-36 will save vulnerable women like my mom."

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Coquitlam school district lays out funding concerns to education minster

Board chair Melissa Hyndes expressed hope for 'a miracle' to resolve the teachers' labour dispute before school resumes in the fall.

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Coquitlam Now

Standardbred Fan Club in Port Coquitlam_0

Felicia Allen wants to spread the word about the plight of standardbred horses. In celebration of national Standardbred Horse Day, the club will be hosting a family fun day at Epona Stable on 3323 Devon Road in Port Coquitlam from 11 a.m to 4 p.m on July 13. Learn more at www.standardbredfanclub.com Photo by: Lisa King/NOW

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Coquitlam Now

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Mariya Orlenko's journey started when her family moved to Canada from Kiev, Ukraine when she was twoyears-old.

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Tri-City News

Not enough rental units, deacon tells Coquitlam council

A deacon from St. Laurence Anglican Church says he is concerned about a lack of affordable housing in Coquitlam and wants the city to create incentives for developers to build more rental units.

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The Globe and Mail

Incidents of schoolyard bullying drop in Ontario

Schoolyard bullying in Ontario is on the decline, according to a new survey that shows interventions and increased attention are forcing kids to speak up.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Tri-City News

SD43 calls for help with real estate deals

School District 43 has issued a request for proposals from companies that can help with the sale of surplus land, such as this field at Parkland elementary in Coquitlam.

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Tri-City News

Getting young women to vote in Coquitlam

An initiative to get young women more interested and involved in local politics has made Coquitlam its first stop on a campaign to promote change at B.C. city halls.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Painter creates a canvas within

Peggy VanderWart Stel will show Woodland Treasure and other works in her new exhibit at Coquitlam's Place des Arts.

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