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Yesterday | Coquitlam Now

PoCo man wins $1M

PoCo resident Vicente Tanquerido, right, won $1 million in a Lotto 6/49 Super Draw held on Christmas.

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Related Topix: Canada, Lottery

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Arctic journey all about awareness

Port Coquitlam's Emmanuel Tse is off to study and observe Canada's Arctic during a two-week expedition that began this week.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tri-City News

Record pace for construction in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam

The building boom in the Tri-Cities does not appear to be showing any signs of slowing down, according to the latest numbers from BC Stats.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tri-City News

Cheque scammer uses sad story to get cash

A pair of cheque scam incidents this week has Coquitlam RCMP asking for anyone else who has been defrauded to contact them.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Toronto Star

Serial killer's shadow looms over hearings on anti-prostitution bill

Angel Wolfe, whose mother, Brenda Wolfe was murdered by Robert Pickton, submitted a letter to the parliamentary committee saying, "I believe that Bill C-36 will save vulnerable women like my mom."

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Coquitlam Now

Standardbred Fan Club in Port Coquitlam_0

Felicia Allen wants to spread the word about the plight of standardbred horses. In celebration of national Standardbred Horse Day, the club will be hosting a family fun day at Epona Stable on 3323 Devon Road in Port Coquitlam from 11 a.m to 4 p.m on July 13. Learn more at www.standardbredfanclub.com Photo by: Lisa King/NOW

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The Globe and Mail

Incidents of schoolyard bullying drop in Ontario

Schoolyard bullying in Ontario is on the decline, according to a new survey that shows interventions and increased attention are forcing kids to speak up.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Shelley Fralic: Need a suit of armour? How about a BoomChair?

It was a busy weekend for the young members of the Royal family as Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry travelled to northern England to attend the start of the 101st Tour de France.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Prince Harry, Canada, Opinion

Coquitlam Now

Ukulele show this Tuesday

The Coquitlam Ukulele Tiny Instrument Enthusiasts Circle [CUTIE], is marking its first formal concert on July 8 at the Evergreen Cultural Centre.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Jul 03, 2014

CBC News

First Nations children taken from foster parents by Squamish, B.C. band

A Port Coquitlam, B.C., couple is fighting to get three young foster children returned after the children were taken by the Squamish First Nation in North Vancouver and placed with another foster family.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Coquitlam Now

Witnesses wanted in crash

Coquitlam Mounties are looking for witnesses in a Port Coquitlam crash that ended with tragic results.

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CBC News

Serial bad tenants avoid jail time after paying out judgment

The B.C. couple exposed as serial bad tenants by CBC in April have avoided jail time after paying $6,000 owed to a former landlord.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBC News

Serial bad tenants avoid jail time after paying out judgment

The B.C. couple exposed as serial bad tenants by CBC in April have avoided jail time after paying $6,000 owed to a former landlord.

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CBC News

Dog poop not banned from Metro Vancouver garbage bins

Officials at Metro Vancouver say there is no truth to media reports suggesting a ban on pet waste in Lower Mainland garbage cans.

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BayStreet.ca

How To Make Money Growing Strawberries

Vancouver, BC / July 2, 2014 / Strawberries are about as popular as oxygen. It's hard to locate anyone who doesn't like them.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, Life, Fruits, Food

Coquitlam Now

Neighbourhood spirit

It started as a simple project: rebuild a fence. But in the case of the Harris family in Port Coquitlam, that work needed to be put on hold.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Neighbourhood spirit in PoCo

Brianna Harris' family members include, from left, Avery Azarvash, 2, Vanessa Valliere, Tess Harris and Jessica Harris.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Palmer dons the Shrek suit for TUTS

For three or four times a week this summer, Maillardville native Matt Palmer will be fitted with prosthetics and spray-painted green to transform into Shrek.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Two Tri-City dancers off to Europe

Two Tri-City dancers with Goh Ballet will compete in the prestigious Wien Welt Wettbewerb in Vienna, Austria, next month.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, World News, Austria, Canada,

Sys-Con Media

Minister James Moore Announces Funding for Culture, Infrastructure and Jobs in Tri-Cities

Today, the Honourable James Moore, Minister Responsible for British Columbia and Member of Parliament , announced $623,024 in funding support for arts and culture, seniors, accessibility upgrades, veterans and jobs in the Tri-Cities community.

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