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Many factors involved in decisions about Canadian interest rates

Predicting when interest rates will rise has become a Canadian pastime of late.

Voting beginning on new PoMo fire hall

Port Moody residents will be heading to the polls this weekend and next to have their say on whether the city should borrow $16 million to build a new fire hall.

Who should pay for public art?

Coquitlam needs more public art but who should pay for it? That's the question city council is wrestling with as it considers an upcoming staff report on projects to beautify public spaces.

Candidates at April 21 meeting

The first of what is expected to be a handful of all-candidates meetings for the May 2 federal election has been announced.

Federal candidates answer policing costs question

PORT MOODY-WESTWOOD-POCO MARK IRELAND, NDP Recent federal governments have downloaded more responsibilities onto municipalities, without a matching increase in funding.

Plehanov trial

The trial of a former Coquitlam substitute teacher charged with multiple sex crimes against children will begin next week in Port Coquitlam provincial court.

Lock out car criminals

More than 3,200 motorists who parked their cars with valuables or garage door openers clearly seen from outside their vehicle received notices from Tri-Cities Lock Out Auto Crime volunteers last year.

Killer day tripper

A father who killed his three children in 2008 and is currently living in the Forensic Psychiatric Institution in Coquitlam will be allowed to make supervised day trips into the community.

Coquitlam office supplies business finds a transportation niche

For the delivery drivers at Coquitlam office supply business Costless Express, the introduction of dedicated bike lanes in downtown Vancouver was not welcome news.

Big changes on the road

It may look like chaos now but what is the future for Port Mann/Highway 1, the King Edward overpass and United Boulevard when construction in the area is complete? That's the question the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce hopes to answer for business ow