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Career planning for youth - career coach has tips for parents

n the 2006 movie Failure to Launch , a couple turns to an "expert" to manipulate their 35-year-old son into finally leaving home.

Coquitlam ready to host BC Seniors Games in 2016

Coquitlam will submit its formal bid package next week to host the BC Seniors Games in 2016 - the same year the city is celebrating its 125th anniversary and the Evergreen Line is expected to be running to Town Centre Park.

Centennial singled out for indoor court

A parking lot next to Coquitlam's Centennial Pavilion is being eyed for a new indoor sports court.

Woodworking projects to grace Coquitlam park

They are beautiful to the eye and pleasing to touch and hopefully several sundials, mason bee houses and a lawn swing and arbor built by Dr. Charles Best and Hillcrest middle school students will stand the test of time.

Furry-gloved cyclist caught red-handed

A cyclist wearing a BMX helmet, ski goggles and a furry werewolf costume glove was arrested in Burquitlam last week.

A car dealership on United Boulevard?

Representatives for a car dealership say they have outgrown their Coquitlam site and want to set up shop on United Boulevard.

Place des Arts poised to expand

A major Coquitlam arts centre is looking to the future as it celebrates its 40th year. This week, officials with Place des Arts spoke to the city's council-in-committee about a needs assessment report that has been endorsed by its board of directors.

Close encounters of the bear kind in Coquitlam

Ravenous bears with a taste for garbage - or any other kind of calorie-filled food - may be heading for your neighbourhood if you don't keep your trash under wraps.

PoCo's diversion rate up slightly

Port Coquitlam continues to inch toward its goal of increasing the amount of waste it diverts from the landfill to 70% by 2015. In 2012, PoCo had a diversion rate of 63%, up 0.7% from the 62.3% that was diverted in 2011.

Shared policing is a must: PoCo

Port Coquitlam is calling on the provincial government to force municipalities to contribute to integrated regional policing teams, changes the city said could make the system more efficient.
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