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Photos: Coquitlam’s junior firefighters bring new meaning to hanging out over March Break

Photos: Coquitlam’s junior firefighters bring new meaning to hanging out over March Break

A dozen high school students from around the Tri-Cities spent the first week of their March break trying their hand at a career in firefighting at Coquitlam Fire Rescue's third Junior Firefighters camp.
Coquitlam student podcasts tackle stigma, mental health concerns

Coquitlam student podcasts tackle stigma, mental health concerns

Saturday podcasts on topical issues for Coquitlam area teens put mental health in the spotlight: Two former Gleneagle students to share how they transitioned from high school to university life in program leading up to April 25 virtual conference
Coquitlam student will cart away your old TV to keep toxic waste out of the landfill

Coquitlam student will cart away your old TV to keep toxic waste out of the landfill

A Coquitlam student will pick up your old TV, printer, laptop, cellphone or other electronic waste so they can be refurbished or recycled responsibly. The effort may also earn her a $10,000 scholarship.
'I want to keep this group forever': Pandemic volunteer shoppers labour on amid Iranian new year celebrations

'I want to keep this group forever': Pandemic volunteer shoppers labour on amid Iranian new year celebrations

Muted Nowruz celebrations haven't stopped a core group of volunteers from helping quarantined travellers across Metro Vancouver get food and pay rent
Over $7,000 raised for terminally-ill Coquitlam woman facing eviction

Over $7,000 raised for terminally-ill Coquitlam woman facing eviction

A terminally-ill Coquitlam single mom is being evicted from her home. But a friend is hoping her move to a new residence will be eased by the kindness of a GoFundMe campaign.
After SkyTrain overdose, Port Moody woman wants to train teens to save lives

After SkyTrain overdose, Port Moody woman wants to train teens to save lives

SFU student seeking volunteers who will train to teach Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody students about B.C.'s opioid overdose crisis and what they can do to reduce stigma, recognize and prevent a toxic drug overdose
Tri-City News nominated for five Ma Murray awards

Tri-City News nominated for five Ma Murray awards

The Tri-City News is a finalist for a general excellence Ma Murray award in the largest circulation category of the BC and Yukon Community NewsMedia Association (BCYCNA). As well, it's journalists have been nominated for four individiual awards.
Port Moody to consider two new community gardens

Port Moody to consider two new community gardens

Port Moody is considering locations for two more community gardens. A report says they'll contribute to the city's food security as well as relieve pressure on its two existing gardens.
These 5 Port Coquitlam parks are getting an upgrade up as part of $28 million capital plan

These 5 Port Coquitlam parks are getting an upgrade up as part of $28 million capital plan

Residents can expect work at several Port Coquitlam parks as the city plans to spend $973,000 for upgrades to parks, trails and to playgrounds in 2021
Silent auction replaces gala for Port Coquitlam charity — again

Silent auction replaces gala for Port Coquitlam charity — again

The Charlene Reaveley Children's Charity will have its second online silent auction to replace its signature gala, from April 7 to 18.