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'Picture them dancing': Port Coquitlam students, teacher offer hope in ceremony for 215 school children

'Picture them dancing': Port Coquitlam students, teacher offer hope in ceremony for 215 school children

Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam created a colourful medicine wheel out of shoes they collected and held a ceremony to honour the 215 residential school children whose remains were found outside Kamloops residential school
Raiin supreme: Meet Port Coquitlam's first-ever pet ambassador that helped raise funds for local museum

Raiin supreme: Meet Port Coquitlam's first-ever pet ambassador that helped raise funds for local museum

PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives' inaugural pet election also raised more than $2,500 as the COVID-19 pandemic put organization in need of financial relief.
UPDATED: What's on in the Tri-Cities for Canada Day?

UPDATED: What's on in the Tri-Cities for Canada Day?

Join a Canada Day drive-thru in Coquitlam — or tuck into pancakes and salmon in Port Coquitlam — on July 1.
Terry Fox grads to roll around Port Coquitlam Thursday night in rescheduled parade

Terry Fox grads to roll around Port Coquitlam Thursday night in rescheduled parade

Get your cowbells, horns and pom poms out for Thursday night’s parade of Terry Fox secondary graduates.
Deadline is today to sign up for Festival Coquitlam's virtual Teddy Bear Parade

Deadline is today to sign up for Festival Coquitlam's virtual Teddy Bear Parade

Dress up your front yard or patio for Festival Coquitlam’s Teddy Bears @ Home virtual parade.
GRAD 2021: Gleneagle's valedictorian Peyton Arndt

GRAD 2021: Gleneagle's valedictorian Peyton Arndt

This month, Tri-City News asked high school valedictorians in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody to describe what it's like to graduate in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic — and without an official ceremony.
Wading pool, Scout Hall gone — and cenotaph moved — in city vision for Coquitlam's Blue Mountain Park

Wading pool, Scout Hall gone — and cenotaph moved — in city vision for Coquitlam's Blue Mountain Park

This summer and fall, the city will reach out to the public to help shape the 20-year blueprint for Blue Mountain Park.
Coquitlam children become citizen scientists to save endangered butterflies

Coquitlam children become citizen scientists to save endangered butterflies

Tri-City elementary school students joined the Butterflyway Citizen Science School BioBlitz from May 30 to June 4, counting dozens of butterflies, bees and other important pollinators.
GRAD 2021: Pinetree Secondary's valedictorian Zach Poitras-Rowe

GRAD 2021: Pinetree Secondary's valedictorian Zach Poitras-Rowe

This month, Tri-City News asked high school valedictorians in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody to describe what it's like to graduate in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic — and without an official ceremony.
'It's like I can help myself be seen': Immigrants tell their stories at Port Moody's Station Museum

'It's like I can help myself be seen': Immigrants tell their stories at Port Moody's Station Museum

A recent immigrant from Brazil having trouble feeling at home in her new country has launched a new exhibit of immigrant stories at the Station Museum in Port Moody.