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From busting bad guys to battling B.O.; Port Moody cop spends retirement making soap

From busting bad guys to battling B.O.; Port Moody cop spends retirement making soap

A retired cop from Port Moody is discovering there's not a huge difference between his former career and his current retirement avocation, making soap.
Six properties cleared for big townhouse complex in Coquitlam

Six properties cleared for big townhouse complex in Coquitlam

Six residential properties in Burquitlam have been assembled to build 63 stacked townhouses.
New purpose-built rental block going up at key corner in Coquitlam's City Centre

New purpose-built rental block going up at key corner in Coquitlam's City Centre

A purpose-built rental block that’s going up in Coquitlam’s City Centre neighbourhood will have three times more affordable units than its predecessor.
Looking for a luxury car? Mercedes Benz plans a new dealership for Coquitlam

Looking for a luxury car? Mercedes Benz plans a new dealership for Coquitlam

Plans to build a Mercedes Benz dealership at a former bus depot in Coquitlam will go out for comment this fall.
Working like a dog? Cuddle with one via therapy program for Tri-City businesses, organizations

Working like a dog? Cuddle with one via therapy program for Tri-City businesses, organizations

St. John Ambulance is reinstating its in-person dog therapy program after COVID-19 pandemic put it on hold, including its Tri-Cities division.
Coquitlam tightens rules to protect renters during the housing crisis

Coquitlam tightens rules to protect renters during the housing crisis

Tenants in Coquitlam rental buildings will get compensation — and moving expenses — if their property is being redeveloped and they have to move out.
Marcon to 'celebrate' busy Coquitlam corner with 38-storey tower

Marcon to 'celebrate' busy Coquitlam corner with 38-storey tower

On Monday, city council advanced the bid by Marcon to build a 38-storey tower at the northwest intersection of Como Lake Avenue and Clarke Road.
188 townhomes — and a strata pool — to be built near Coquitlam's Burke Mountain Village

188 townhomes — and a strata pool — to be built near Coquitlam's Burke Mountain Village

Monday, city council green-lighted two development permits for townhouses on Olmsted Street — north of Riley Park — and on Mitchell Street, about a block away.
Big industrial building set to go up next to Coquitlam's future waterfront village

Big industrial building set to go up next to Coquitlam's future waterfront village

Monday, city council OK’d a development permit for WesGroup/Pacific Reach Industrial Centre to construct a 196,000 sq. ft. multi-storey building at 11 King Edward St.
Coquitlam pledges 2K more childcare spots

Coquitlam pledges 2K more childcare spots

Coquitlam's first-ever childcare strategy came before council-in-committee on Monday; the final report is due this fall.