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

11 hrs ago | Coquitlam Now

Tri-Cities teachers rally

Parents and teachers staged a 'honk-in' at the entrance to Hillcrest Middle School in Coquitlam Thursday.

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12 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Things to do: Send off summer in colourful style

Live it up for the long weekend with some cool art exhibits, live music and scrumptious farmer's market food.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Ballet

16 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Police searching for suspects after man assaulted in Port Coquitlam

Police say a 37-year-old Coquitlam man was walking in the 3100-block of Westwood Street on August 12 between 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. when he was attacked by a group of men hanging out near a car wash.

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20 hrs ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

From $80K to $45K, First Nations chiefs' salaries vary

Release of First Nations financial documents by the federal government shows a wide discrepancy in salaries of regional First Nations leaders, ranging from a high of $80,000 to a low of $45,000 - with little relationship between the size of the community and the chief's income.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Squamish Chief

Natural gas pipeline upped to service proposed LNG plant

File photo North Yards resident David Moore, left, chats with Carol Greaves of Fortis BC at the Fortis open house in June.

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Tri-City News

We've had an awful lot of honks, Coquitlam Teachers prez say

As the provincial education minister met with the BCTF president today to hammer out a resolution to the teachers' strike, about 75 educators held signs and waved at supporters this morning at a rally organized by the Coquitlam Teachers' Association.

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Coquitlam Now

Coquitlam School District teacher resigns after investigation

Coquitlam school teacher Kevin James Buffel resigned from the district after an investigation into inappropriate conduct.

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Coquitlam Now

LETTER: Kudos to cities for keeping full-serve gas stations

I was struck by an article in Sunday's Province newspaper whose headline read "Support remains for full-service gas," which looked at the issue of why there are no self-serve gas stations in Richmond or Coquitlam.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

GlobalNews

Coquitlam elementary school teacher resigns after repeated warnings not to touch students

Documents filed by the British Columbia Commissioner for Teacher Regulation reveal Kevin James Buffel has been warned several times by district officials not to touch his students.

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Tri-City News

Police, politicians & athletes take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Over the past three weeks, local residents, groups and VIPs have dared one another to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - a social media phenomenon that aims to build awareness and raise money for research into Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease - or donate money to the charity.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Your History: Maillardville and money

This copper sculpture above is now in the possession of the Coquitlam Heritage Society.

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Tri-City News

Casino grants up for grabs in Coquitlam

Tri-City groups wanting to get their hands on some of Coquitlam's casino cash have until Sept.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBC News

Gregor Robertson's ice bucket challenge ups the ante

The Ice Bucket Challenge has flooded social media channels with videos of people dumping ice cold water on themselves in a bid to raise awareness of Participants usually donate money to an ALS charity , as well as recording the video, then nominate three other people to do the same.

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Tri-City News

Superintendent issues letter to Coquitlam school district parents

The superintendent of Coquitlam school district issued a letter to parents of school-aged children this week about the impact of the ongoing teachers' strike.

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The Now Newspaper

Surrey online tutoring service disappears, leaving parents scrambling

Jason Chorney of Port Coquitlam displays the papers from a tutoring service called School Wizard that quietly closed shop and handed its contract to another company.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Coquitlam Now

TV's Tommy Europe hosts fitness bootcamp

Price of the same hour delivered by Tommy Europe, two-time CFL all star and famed TV fitness guru: entirely up to you.

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Related Topix: Bulging Brides, The Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp, Entertainment, Television, Canada

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Tri-City talent lights up the PNE

The two-week long festival in Vancouver opened on Aug. 16 with a show by Dal Richards, who is marking his 75th year on the PNE stage.

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The Province

Why are there no self-serve gas stations in Richmond or Coquitlam?

Two Metro Vancouver suburbs, Richmond and Coquitlam, don't allow self-serve gas stations.

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Vancouver Sun

B.C. psychic inspired to help police after 1991 Dunahee case

Norm Pratt of Nelson is a psychic who works with police and families to find the bodies of missing people.

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Tri-City News

Fraser River trip a journey of reflection and learning for Port Coquitlam couple

Their muscles are strong from paddling, their knowledge of the Fraser River is deep, and for a Port Coquitlam couple summer is ending on a high note thanks to 23-day paddling trip down the iconic B.C. river.

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