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Fix funding: Hyndes

The chair of the Tri-Cities' board of education wants a new funding mechanism for B.C. schools after the district was hit both with new costs and more cash after passing its $260-million 2011/'12 budget Tuesday evening.

Teachers, students plug-in to virtual classroom world

It may not be the real world but, these days, you've got to meet students where they're at.

Rotary raising food for Share

Rotary Club members are asking Tri-City residents to open up their hearts, wallets and pantries to help the food bank during Rotary's Generous Hearts food drive May 28 and 29. On those days, from noon to 5 p.m.

'Most important meal' makes difference for these students

The saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day is getting some new emphasis at several Tri-City public schools.

Suspect in custody

A man accused of carrying out a string of violent robberies targeting women in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and across Metro Vancouver will remain in custody until a bail hearing next month.

Clay taking green act to school

School District 43's green man is moving to new digs but that doesn't mean he's giving up his environmental portfolio.

Sater trial to be set

The lawyer for Cory Sater, the man charged with killing Charlene Reaveley and Lorraine Cruz in an alleged hit-and-run crash in February, appeared in Port Coquitlam court Wednesday to set a date for trial.

Spray display in Coq. lake

A fountain started spraying this week in Coquitlam's Lafarge Lake.

What's up with PMFD chief?

Remo Faedo has been named the interim fire chief of Port Moody Fire Department among burning questions about its management.

Moore stays on as heritage, official languages minister

James Moore, the federal representative for Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam, was sworn in yesterday as MP - and as minister of heritage and official languages the day before.