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  1. Lower Mainland's lack of affordable housing widespread, report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... of family-suitable housing is broadly available are in places such as Maple Ridge, Langley, Pitt Meadows and Port Coquitlam. Even in Surrey and Delta, once the go-to suburbs for young families, 30 per cent or less of housing stock meets that ...

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  2. BC mom claims charity scammer taking advantage of 6-year-old son battling leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... has taken advantage of their situation. "On May 7th, my husband's cousin and her mom were grocery shopping in Coquitlam at the Superstore, and they came across a table set up with Joshua's face plastered on postersasking for money." Weekes says she ...

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  3. Leather jacket scam may be three years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tri-City News

    Man gave up a MacBook pro for leather jackets that turned out to be fakes - scammer appears to be using same con again Several reports have been made about a man seeking directions to the Vancouver International Airport and then offering to trade luxury leather jackets for cash. Con has appeared in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.

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  4. Big wins for SD43 students at national science fairRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tri-City News

    During an awards ceremony held last Thursday, the three local students won awards and entrance scholarships to a variety of Canadian post-secondary institutions Kelvin Zhang, Vladislav Pomogaev and Janis Pang, who hail from Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam schools, won awards at the Canada-Wide Science Festival last week in Montreal. Photograph By School District 43 Kelvin Zhang, Vladislav Pomogaev and Janis Pang, who hail from Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam schools, won awards at the Canada-Wide Science Festival last week in Montreal.

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  5. Matthew de Grood just one of many NCR cases across CanadaCALGARY -...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Northern Life

    ... imagined threat of sexual abuse. He was found not criminally responsible and is in a psychiatric hospital in Port Coquitlam. He has been granted escorted day passes from the facility but now faces an application from the Crown to have him designated ...

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  6. New battle in the fight against fentanyl-related deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... much pill pressers can spit out an hour. According to the Tablet Press Club, an online business with an address in Coquitlam, pill pressers can range from three thousand dollars to as much as 16 thousand. The machines used to push out thousands of ...

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  7. Two Richmond school playground slated for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2011 | Richmond News

    ... Woodward in Richmond, Adams Road and Hazelgrove in Surrey, and Citadel, Como Lake, Kwayhquitlum and Maillard in Coquitlam. Playgrounds that were built this year will get reimbursed $50,000 and new schools will be built with playgrounds as part of ...

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  8. Fire in Coquitlam forces elderly couple from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | GlobalNews

    Firefighters rushed to the blaze at Delestre Avenue at Nelson Street at around 11:30 p.m. They arrived to find flames engulfing the first floor of the two-storey building. The couple made it out safely and were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and then taken to hospital as a precaution.

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  9. Here's what kind of home $508K gets you in the Lower MainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | CBC News

    ... "They're afraid if they don't buy something now, they're going to get priced out of the market," he said. Port Coquitlam used to be a popular suburb for middle-class families looking for affordable housing close to downtown Vancouver. "It's a really ...

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  10. Coquitlam house fire displaces elderly couple, destroys homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | CBC News

    A firefighters cuts away charred sections of the roof of the old house on Delestre Avenue. "Being an old building, it looks like it was built in the '40s a really old construction, we had a really tough time trying to knock this fire down."

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  11. Times Capsule: 1986: New courthouse announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... by coach Rich Goulet. The teams B.C. Championship win was the school's fifth in 20 years, this time defeating Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Secondary. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines ...

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  12. NDP alarmed as liberals approve GM salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Ndp.ca

    ... no problem providing this information," said Davies NDP Fisheries and Oceans Critic Fin Donnelly (MP, Port Moody-Coquitlam) is worried about the impact this decision could have on already endangered wild Atlantic salmon. "If this company is allowed ...

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  13. Curl BC awards for Tardi familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Surrey Leader

    ... the B.C. Junior Championship team, and will share the Anita Cochrane Award as Coach of the Year with Katie Witt of Coquitlam. "Widely respected by athletes and coaches, Paul is a true leader," Curl BC said in press release. "Described by his team as ...

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  14. Gearing up for Bike To Work Week in the Tri-CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Tri-City News

    David Dowdell rides his 52-km round-trip cycling commute several times a week, starting at his home near Pipeline Road and Robson Drive and ending at Vancouver's Broadway Tech Centre near Renfrew Street and East Broadway. The 54-year-old has been doing the ride since he moved to Coquitlam 20 years ago.

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  15. Gilles recognized for his outstanding rookie season in NLLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Richmond News

    ... of the NLL Draft. The 21-year-old McMath graduate came through the Richmond Minor Lacrosse system and helped the Coquitlam Adanacs win back-to-back B.C. Junior "A" Lacrosse championships. After being selected in the draft, Gilles beat the odds with ...

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  16. Port Coquitlam heritage society to host Terry Fox showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Tri-City News

    A past photo of Betty Fox at the Terry Fox Hometown Run in Port Coquitlam. Photograph By tri-city news At Thursday's healthy community committee meeting, the Polonez Tri-City Polish Association and the Art Focus Artists' Association were expected to be awarded $2,500 each while the Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society was to get $5,000.

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  17. Jock Talk: Lacrosse, racing and more on tap here this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... Saturday afternoon (May 21), with play starting at 1:30 p.m. at The Q Centre . The team hits the road to play in Coquitlam on Sunday, then returns to the local floor next Tuesday (May 24) when they welcome Nanaimo for a B.C. league game at 7 p.m. ...

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  18. Police targeting high-risk drivers this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Tri-City News

    Got big plans for the long weekend? Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to get there so there's no need to speed, police are warning. Coquitlam RCMP Traffic Services, Tri-Cities Speed Watch volunteers and ICBC are focusing on high-risk drivers throughout May, and in particular over the long weekend.

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  19. Fraudsters using tax fears and even leather jackets to scam their way into your walletRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Tri-City News

    Last month, Farrell Hannah arrived at his HSBC branch on North Road in Coquitlam when a late-model SUV pulled in beside him and the driver, described as "dark haired, swarthy-complexioned and cleanly dressed," asked for directions to the airport - even though he already seemed to know the way and could not explain why he was in Coquitlam after his "design show in Vancouver." The man chatted with Hannah, seizing upon tenuous connections with family or friends in Europe, and offered to welcome him to Italy should he ever visit.

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  20. Maple Ridge resident recognized for his excellence in teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

    A Maple Ridge resident received an achievement of a lifetime when he was honoured by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa earlier this month, for his work as a French immersion teacher. Emmanuel Escueta lives in the Albion area with his wife and three kids, but has taught Grade 2 at Irvine Elementary school in Port Coquitlam since 1998.

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