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Frauds, identity theft workshop in Coquitlam

Have you been a victim of frauds and scams, identity theft, telemarketing scams? Or do you know someone who has? Identity theft - effectively electronic pick-pocketing - costs Canadians $150 million a year and 20 million hours to resolve.

Sleep covered in series for parents of newborns

Baby's First Year continues is a popular program at Coquitlam's Place Maillardville community centre, offering information for parents of newborns.

Jobs help for immigrants

Are you a newcomer to Canada? Are you interested in connecting your skills to the Canadian workplace? Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSBC) and Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Library are hosting a session later this month on Skills Connect for Immigra

Big Brothers seeking adults to mentor students

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver is looking for 20 people in the Tri-Cities area to volunteer one hour each week on school grounds with a boy or girl.

Six sessions left in drug series

Share Family and Community Services' alcohol and drug program is hosting a drop-in education series.

Get drug info at Share series

Share Family and Community Services' alcohol and drug program is hosting a drop-in education series.

Freebies and fun at Place Maillardville

Place Maillardville, located at 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam, offers the following free cost programs for families: Family Drop-in, through Dec. 21.

THINGS TO DO GUIDE: The '20s roar into Place des Arts

Roll up your sleeves for a tree planting at Coquitlam's Panorama Park on Saturday then dress up that night for Place des Arts' Impromptu fundraiser in aid of the Maillardville centre's scholarship and bursary program. Friday, Oct.

Inspiration this weekend at gardening workshops

In the grey days of fall, it can be hard for even the hardiest green thumb to find inspiration. That's where Coquitlam's Inspiration Garden, located in Town Centre Park, comes in.

BC Youth Parliament open to applications from locals

Young people interested in getting a close look at the B.C. legislature might consider applying to the British Columbia Youth Parliament, which is accepting applications until Oct. 26 for December.