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3 hrs ago | HAZMAT Magazine

BC HazMat crew discovers mystery lab after odor complaint

Investigation officials have not yet confirmed what was being produced in the lab, but did note that an array of chemicals and equipment were recovered at the scene of the Como Lake Avenue area home.

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7 hrs ago | Coquitlam Now

Shakamoraine stages homecoming show

PoCo artist Olga Cuttell will have her work on display as part of the Craft Council of British Columbia and Circle Craft Cooperative's outdoor Summer Market at the Jack Poole Plaza, located adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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7 hrs ago | Coquitlam Now

$14M for Evergreen enhancements

A pair of 15-metre columns will mark the entry into the core of Coquitlam's City Centre area.

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10 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Suspect charged in hit-and-run death of Port Coquitlam teen

Seventy-three-year-old Irwin Richard Franz has been charged with failure to stay at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm or death and will appear in court on August 25. Police said a black pick-up truck, possibly without a canopy, being driven by an older male with graying hair fled the scene after hitting the teenager.

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12 hrs ago | Tri-City News

Have you got bike skills? Coquitlam has a new park

A seesaw, a steep ramp and a log bridge are among the obstacles at Coquitlam's new bike skills park.

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22 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Giller nominee Genni Gunn is Whistler's writer-in-residence

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.

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Yesterday | Maple Ridge News

Berry farmers predicting record crop

Purewal owns one of the largest blueberry operations in Pitt Meadows, and farms 1,500 acres across the Lower Mainland.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Maple Ridge teen returns to Country Fest - Fun Farm'

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.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

SPOTLIGHT: Order of BC for two Tri-City residents

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.

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The Georgia Straight

NDP Leader John Horgan gives David Eby a boost while reducing Jenny Kwan's responsibilities

John Horgan has appointed regional critics for economic development, suggesting he's not going to concede this area to the B.C. Liberals.

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Tri-City News

Shorter response times but longer time spent at calls: Port Coquitlam chief

The number of calls Port Coquitlam Fire and Emergency Services receives each year has stayed in lockstep with the city's population.

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The Georgia Straight

B.C. reviews water prices

While B.C. may have abundant water sources such as Chatterbox Falls, there's a debate over how much to charge for it.

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Coquitlam Now

Teacher appeals to Coquitlam council

"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.

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GlobalNews

Builders in Vancouver complaining of long delays for permits

Vancouver has been bragging about the record number of building permits it has issued in the first six months of the year.

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Tri-City News

Helped needed for displaced renters

For the second time this month, a group has come before Coquitlam city council to ask for help with Burquitlam residents being displaced by a massive housing redevelopment.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Coquitlam churches get OK for homeless shelters

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.

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Cloverdale Reporter

Human error blamed for second SkyTrain shutdown

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.

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Canada.com

B.C. coroner asks for help in identifying remains of man found in Coquitlam

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.

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Prince George Citizen

BIV homeowners

In May, Heidi De Wildt, 26, and her 27-year-old husband, Richard, decamped from Metro Vancouver, selling their townhome and moving to Prince Rupert on British Columbia's northwest coast.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Hairspray Jr. at Evergreen

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 .

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