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Highrise fires call for a new approach

Smoke begins to billow out of an apartment on the 16th floor of a highrise on Alderson Avenue in Coquitlam.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Canada.com

Chris Hadfield thrills Coquitlam kids by flying paper airplanes

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's passion for space travel isn't limited to rockets - he was just as happy flying paper airplanes with a bunch of giddy Grade 5 kids in Coquitlam, B.C. Hadfield joined 60 students at a theatre where the youngsters later joined an audience of high schoolers who heard the high flyer talk about the importance of ... (more)

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cafeteria, music, learning support, busing on the chopping block

The future of school libraries, school busing, learning services for special needs students and cafeterias for tweens and teens will be on the chopping block next week when School District 43 trustees take another look at trimming $13.4 million from the bottom line.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Libraries, Education Etc., Canada

Tri-City News

A week to go for Coquitlam homeowners to pick

City of Coquitlam engineering assistants Janis Boivin and Stephanie Woo show the sizes for the new garbage and green waste carts that will be delivered in May and June to homes that get curbside pickup.

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Canada.com

Amanda Todd linked to Netherlands arrest of man accused of extorting a 15-year-old B.C. girl

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Canada.com

Amanda Todd linked to Netherlands arrest of man accused of extorting a 15-year-old B.C. girl

A man in the Netherlands has been arrested in connection with the online extortion of B.C. teen Amanda Todd, according to Dutch media reports.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Canada,

Canada.com

Arrest made in Netherlands in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case: reports

A man in the Netherlands has been arrested in connection with the online extortion in the cyberbullying suicide case of 15-year-old Amanda Todd, according to Dutch media.

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Canada.com

Pedestrian on life support after being hit in Pitt Meadows

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Maple Ridge News

Swirl face pedophile detained

A Maple Ridge man who spent five years in a Thai prison for molesting children will remain in custody while awaiting trial on 10 new charges.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Things to do: Let the Easter egg hunts begin

Port Moody painter Maggie White has an exhibit of new and retrospective work - dating back to 1989 - up at the Port Moody Arts Centre called Seeing Red, Feeling the Blues & Rockin' It.

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Coquitlam Now

New lights-and-sirens policy defended

Paramedics no longer respond to so-called 'comfort calls' with lights and sirens, although firefighters still do.

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North Shore News

European chafer makes its mark

Crows, starlings, skunks and raccoons are helpful in curbing the local appearance of the pesky European chafer.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entomology, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Tri-City News

Hands, heart, legs all work, all help

Port Coquitlam Jim Kempton will lead his team on 240 km with the Ride to Conquer Cancer for the fifth time this summer.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture

AndhraNews

Seeyond Installs Three Cellular Resin Wall Facings in Casino

Seeyond Architectural Solutions recently installed three cellular resin wall facings in a new casino space located in Coquitlam, BC, Canada.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Future of 77-year-old Pattullo Bridge is still up in the air

The venerable Pattullo Bridge marks its 77th birthday this year and recent reports in Lower Mainland media suggest the old fellow is not in good shape.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Free oral cancer screenings offered in Coquitlam

A Coquitlam dental office will be joining clinics across the Lower Mainland to offer free cancer screenings to the public, waiving their standard fee for the service.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oral Cancer, Canada

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Nominate a deserving volunteer in PoCo

Port Coquitlam has hundreds of dedicated volunteers, but only a handful have been nominated for the city's Volunteer Recognition Awards as the deadline approaches.

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Prince George Citizen

Man faces sexual assault charges

The man Prince George RCMP arrested this week in response to a complaint of an alleged attack on a 14-year-old boy has a history of run-ins with the law and escapes from the Colony Farm forensic hospital in the Lower Mainland.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Future of 77-year-old Pattullo Bridge is still up in the air

The venerable Pattullo Bridge marks its 77th birthday this year and recent reports in Lower Mainland media suggest the old fellow is not in good shape.

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Related Topix: Canada

Globe and Mail

Forged in sadness, grieving mothers find friendship

Rehtaeh Parson's mother, Leah, left, and Amanda Todd's mother, Carol, the Mom of Amanda Todd, who killed herself just before Rehtaeh.

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