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Coquitlam art institution offers variety of quality classes for all skill levels

Coquitlam art institution offers variety of quality classes for all skill levels

As Place des Arts readies its 2021/22 season, it recognizes that art can be a healing force in troubling times
Coquitlam woman producing musical "for our times" in addressing immigration challenges

Coquitlam woman producing musical "for our times" in addressing immigration challenges

Diane Currie Sam is creating Olivia O., which tells the story of a migrant teenaged girl that gets separated from her mother at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Great Scot! A festival in Coquitlam on Labour Day weekend

Great Scot! A festival in Coquitlam on Labour Day weekend

ScotFestBC: The British Columbia Highland Games is on for Sept. 3 and 4 at Coquitlam's Town Centre Park.
Former nurse shows 'Biomorphic Landscapes' in new Port Coquitlam art exhibit

Former nurse shows 'Biomorphic Landscapes' in new Port Coquitlam art exhibit

New sculptural show about how we connect opens at Leigh Square
Port Coquitlam director's film to be nationally televised on drowning tragedy's 95th anniversary

Port Coquitlam director's film to be nationally televised on drowning tragedy's 95th anniversary

Created by Terry Fox Secondary graduate Richard Bell, Brotherhood tells the true events of 1926 when a group of youths capsized in a canoe on Ontario's Balsam Lake.
Coquitlam to dole out $1M more in COVID-19 relief cash

Coquitlam to dole out $1M more in COVID-19 relief cash

Coquitlam is budgeting nearly $1 million more for post-pandemic relief to residents, businesses and groups this and next year.
Coquitlam actor is back for Season 3 of Netflix's Virgin River

Coquitlam actor is back for Season 3 of Netflix's Virgin River

Chase Petriw is cast as Christopher in Virgin River, which started streaming its third season on July 9, 2021.
Popular Port Moody social channel leaping from online to printed pages

Popular Port Moody social channel leaping from online to printed pages

A social media account that was co-founded by a Port Moody woman as a distraction to get through the COVID-19 pandemic has now morphed into a book.
Got scenic photos of Port Moody? The city needs your help

Got scenic photos of Port Moody? The city needs your help

PoMo's 2022 calendar is being planned and photographers — self-proclaimed and professional — are being asked to submit pics of the city's various landscapes.
Where will Coquitlam build new library branches?

Where will Coquitlam build new library branches?

A $100,000 study, paid for by the city and the Coquitlam Public Library, will look at current gaps, future trends and population projections in growing neighbourhoods, for new branches.