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

3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Coast Reporter

Ramp issues cause Saturday delays

Issues with the loading ramp at the Langdale ferry terminal resulted in significant delays to last Saturday's ferry sailing schedule.

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GlobalNews

Coquitlam RCMP look for alleged arson suspects

Coquitlam RCMP are expected to release more information this afternoon about an alleged arson involving a cabin in Widgeon Creek.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Canadians at odds with Harper gov't priorities: Finance Canada report

Public-opinion research for the federal Finance Department suggests key government policies are out of step with Canadians' priorities, including the Northern Gateway project.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

SUNDAY: Aviation buff looks skyward in Pitt Meadows

Thousands are expected to attend the annual Pitt Meadows Day Airport Day Sunday, where they'll enjoy static exhibits, educational booths, children's activities, hot air balloon rides, and an air show.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tri-City News

Bikers will roll in support of Amanda Todd legacy fund

Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to rev up their engines next week and ride in support of the Amanda Todd Legacy Society and programs supporting youth.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Work begins on city energy project

The City of Coquitlam has begun construction on its City Centre District Energy project to connect the civic campus buildings, City Hall, City Centre Aquatic Centre , RCMP Public Safety Building and Evergreen Cultural Centre.

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Tri-City News

Classic cars, summer and friends a good combo for this Coquitlam couple

Some people have to have the latest model car or the newest smartphone: not so Vic Bourne and Brenda Flynn.

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