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Left your trash out overnight? Expect a $500 fine from Coquitlam

Left your trash out overnight? Expect a $500 fine from Coquitlam

Coquitlam city staff are patrolling residential areas, penalizing homeowners who leave their garbage bins out — even unintentionally — and draw bears to the area.
Coquitlam's Spani Pool will have a new name when it reopens in 2025

Coquitlam's Spani Pool will have a new name when it reopens in 2025

When Spani Pool re-opens, it will be called the Mundy Park Pool to reflect its location and help with wayfinding, the City of Coquitlam says.
Fire at two Port Coquitlam houses leaves nine residents homeless

Fire at two Port Coquitlam houses leaves nine residents homeless

A GoFundMe page is now set up for a displaced family of four that was living at 1842 Pitt River Rd. in Port Coquitlam.
Photos: Get your runners on. Phase 1 of the 'PoCo Climb' opens

Photos: Get your runners on. Phase 1 of the 'PoCo Climb' opens

On July 10, the City of Port Coquitlam unveiled the name of its new 6.5-km loop trail in the Mary Hill neighbourhood: the PoCo Climb.
Transform your face for drag at Coquitlam Pride Fest on July 20

Transform your face for drag at Coquitlam Pride Fest on July 20

The free makeup tutorial by Jerriana, a former Ms. Gay Vancouver, is part of the second annual Coquitlam Pride Festival.
Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Twice each month, executives at the dating app company Hinge gather for a team meeting. But rather than dive into discussions about metrics or revenue, they begin by simply talking.
Silk, Great Value brand plant-based milk substitutes recalled

Silk, Great Value brand plant-based milk substitutes recalled

The recall follows an investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak.
Skirt steak brings rich, beefy flavor to this economical tagliata-inspired salad

Skirt steak brings rich, beefy flavor to this economical tagliata-inspired salad

Tagliata, a sliced steak dish that gets its name from the Italian word tagliare, meaning “to cut,” is the inspiration for this steak salad in which the meat is perfectly seasoned with a simple dry rub of salt, pepper and ground fennel.
Claire Nielsen: Health-boosting foods to include in your meals

Claire Nielsen: Health-boosting foods to include in your meals

Columnist Claire Nielsen shares her favourite healthy foods.
Sunday Night Read: 'A short walk'

Sunday Night Read: 'A short walk'

This short story series submission is from Michele Paulse of Port Moody.