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Ease conscience, boost portfolio with socially reponsible investing

Guest Column Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) used to be a simple matter of spurning so-called "sin" stocks -usually tobacco, liquor, gambling and weapons manufacturers.

Time for some investment resolutions

Guest Column It's a new year and time to establish some resolutions for investing. Here are a few from Raymond James Ltd. Think for yourself No successful investor from Benjamin Graham to Warren Buffett has ever followed a crowd.

Tri-City panel discussion focuses on finances for women

Women are not suitably socialized about money, so say numerous experts and studies concerning women's aversion to investment and retirement planning.

Police seek missing Riverview patient

Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a long-term patient that walked away from Riverview Hospital Wednesday afternoon. Patricia Donna Reed is a 59-year-old caucasian female with brown hair and hazel eyes.

30 months total for 2006 shooting at karaoke bar

A man who pleaded guilty to shooting a gun at a Coquitlam karaoke bar in 2006 will spend 17 more months behind bars.

Skate will help young athletes

Exactly one year after the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics celebrated the best efforts of athletes from around the world, Port Coquitlam's Spirit Skate is reaching out to help young athletes here at home.

Keeping it romantic by keeping it clean

Gregory Blake had always been something of a romantic. But his real quest to prove his wisdom in the ways of love began 27 years ago when he asked his then-girlfriend to marry him while wearing a shining suit of tinfoil armour.

Access on Alderside an issue in PoMo - again

Water access lanes have been a political minefield in Port Moody since the 1950s.

Let down over letdowns

In the fall of 2009, Larry Pye and his wife looked around Burke Mountain and liked what they saw. They studied the single-family housing plans on Gislason Avenue in the Hyde Park subdivision and agreed to buy, forking over $40,000 as a down payment.

Developer lends name, gives $ to SFU business school

Simon Fraser's business school will be getting a new name after local industrial developers Ryan and Keith Beedie donated $22 million to the school this week.