7 hrs ago
Journal of Commerce
Tunnel boring starts for Evergreen Line
A tunnel boring machine named Alice was christened by B.C. Premier Christy Clark before construction began on the Evergreen Line tunnel to expand light rapid transit in the Lower Mainland.
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12 hrs ago
Court ruling curtails Metro's power to veto municipalities' decisions
The annual St Patrick's Day parade marched through downtown Vancouver on Sunday morning.
Fraser Institute ranks schools
The top elementary school in School District 43, according to the Fraser Institute's controversial annual report card, is Queen of All Saints, at 51 out of 860.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Hydro plans trigger concerns at City Hall
While BC Hydro prepares to increase energy output in the growing Metro Vancouver area, the City of Coquitlam is concerned more power lines in the Eagle Ridge neighbourhood could create an "induction shock" hazard for those who use the area.
Coquitlam road closed by incident involving 300-tonne guideway at Evergreen Line construction site
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
It's keen to be green
The City of Coquitlam is accepting applications for its 11th annual Environmental Achievement Awards.
Calls for SD43's finance meetings to be public
School District 43's board of education voted Tuesday to establish a new finance committee in the wake of massive deficit and budget woes over the last 14 months.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Relaxing the mind, pleasing the senses
Coquitlam's Mike Vinter took to the artistic process later in life, but it hasn't slowed down his moxie for creating ornamental gift cards and elaborately-decorated eggs.
Maple Ridge News
Contraries of B.C. Civil Forfeiture
As a favour to a friend, Carlson, 63, agreed to use a building on her four-hectare property to grow medical marijuana under Health Canada regulations.
Coquitlam Animal Shelter seeks homes for abandoned mice
The Coquitlam Animal Shelter received more than 45 mice from someone who found them abandoned in a box in Mundy Park last weekend.
Evergreen Line tunnel dirt will be trucked to Port Coquitlam
Evergreen Line contractors are expected to soon begin boring the 2 km tunnel from Burquitlam to Barnet Highway in Port Moody and one result will be trucks delivering 200,000 cubic metres of fill to Port Coquitlam 16 hours a day.
Evergreen Line construction mishap halts Coquitlam traffic
A problem with the construction of the Evergreen Line track has shut down traffic on Como Lake Avenue in Coquitlam, B.C. According to reports a large part of the elevated concrete track structure, which crosses Como Lake Avenue, shifted early Friday morning.
'Bravery and sacrifice'
Brave. That's the word being used to describe Mary Steinhauser, who was killed during a botched hostage taking at the old B.C. Penitentiary in New Westminster in 1975.
Clark steals show at ferry protest
Premier Christy Clark stole the show when an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 people descended on the B.C. legislature grounds Tuesday for the Defend Our Marine Highways protest against BC Ferries service cuts and fare hikes.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Former teacher faces new sex assault charges
Russell Lance Read, 61, made a brief appearance in Port Coquitlam provincial court Thursday related to five charges, including two counts of sexual assault and one count each of sexual exploitation, sexual interference of a person under 14 and touching a young person for sexual purpose.
Dog with terminal cancer tackles bucket list
A Nova Scotia woman with a terminally ill dog wants to make her best friend's final days extra special.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
SPOTLIGHT: Teen crown, pink t-shirts
A Grade 11 student at Coquitlam's Centennial secondary was crowned this month as Miss Teenage B.C. Natasha Smith, 16 , earned the title after a two-day contest in Richmond where she was judged on her interview skills, behaviour, evening gown, swimwear, overall impression and photos.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Things to do: Spring break
The 14th annual Port Moody Film Festival continues tonight with the documentaries Watermark and Stories We Tell - both of which will be preceded by short local films.
Weeding out the weed in the Tri-Cities
On March 31, the current medical marijuana access program administered through Health Canada ends, meaning personal-use production licences expire.
A guide with heart of gold
Ole the guide dog provides PoCo's Maurice Hill a safe lead as a B.C. Guide Dog graduate.