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RIVERVIEW STORIES: Nursing through the decades

For a nurse at Riverview Hospital, work was about much more than folding crisp hospital corners on bed sheets and dispensing pills.

Parents can use Olympics to keep kids learning

The London 2012 Olympic Games kick off in one week and they and the 2012 Paralympic Games offer an opportunity for parents and children to cheer on their favourite athletes while practising literacy skills, according to ABC Life Literacy Canada.

Kids can vote on new Port Moody library card for them

Calling all kids: Port Moody Public Library is launching a new library card just for children and librarians need your help in choosing the best design.

THINGS TO DO: Music and more to explore

It's said that the third week of July is prime holiday time but if you're sticking close to home, make a stay-cation of the weekend at these great events here in your own back yard.

Keep canines cool and safe in hot weather: SPCA

As the temperature rises, so do the risks for your pet. That's the message from the BC SPCA as it ramps up efforts to raise awareness about the hazards and consequences - some potentially fatal - when mixing hot summer weather and animals.

Sign up for Aug. 11 Coquitlam Walk for ALS

You can take a walk and aid a cause next month in Coquitlam. The second annual Tri-Cities Walk for ALS is set for Saturday, Aug. 11 at Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park. This fun-filled event will kick off at 10 a.m., with the walk beginning at 11 a.

Scholarship to support young artists in Port Moody

Are you a young, emerging artist looking for encouragement and financial support? Port Moody Arts Centre is taking applications for the 2013 Kwi Am Choi Scholarship to enable young artists to exhibit and promote their work at the arts centre.

Young readers can blog on books & more with Coquitlam library

If you are 12 years or younger and a book-lover, Coquitlam Public Library wants to hear from you.

Keep kids active in summer and all year

Now that the weather is warmer, what are your plans to keep your kids active? A study by the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute shows that children in Canada do not get enough physical activity on a daily basis, according to the Canada

Two more drug info sessions with Share in Port Moody

Two sessions are remaining in Share Alcohol and Drug Program's education series this month.