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More quake-proofing of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam schools

Seismic upgrading of older schools is once again on the front burner and School District 43 and a Coquitlam francophone public school will benefit.

School District 43 trustees concerned about Glen dog park

Kids and dogs don't mix. That's the concern of school trustees who say Coquitlam didn't consult enough with School District 43 on its plan to put the new Glen Park dog run next to Glen elementary school.

Big box retailers draws concern from Port Coquitlam councillor

A proposal to build another big box retail development along the Lougheed Highway corridor was met with criticism from one Port Coquitlam councillor during Monday night's meeting. Newly elected Coun.

Port Moody director's film project draws 58,000 Xbox fans

Anthony Bortolussi's commercial for the Xbox 720 has all the hallmarks of a big-budget ad for a video game console: explosions, beautiful women, a helicopter chase and shootouts.

Two Tri-City schools set to get seismic upgrades

Sir Frederick Banting middle school in Coquitlam and École des Pionniers de Maillardville in Port Coquitlam will get seismic upgrades but final costing still has to be done. A spokesperson for the B.C.

Fewer free courses offered to high school grads

Graduating high school students will have fewer free options for upgrading their education for post-secondary entrance once they turn 19 and should start planning now to avoid hefty tuition fees.

Board selected for new Port Coquitlam Community Foundation

Eleven people have been appointed to the board of the new Port Coquitlam Community Foundation, an organization that will manage and distribute funds for initiatives and programs that benefit the city.

Coquitlam District school trustees balk at Education Guarantee changes

School District 43 wants to know how the province intends to fund free tuition for graduated adults in the future after changes to the Education Guarantee were made this month.

Coq. bans shark fins

Using the concept "Think Global, Act Local," Coquitlam council this week banned shark fins from being possessed, traded, sold and distributed in the city.

New playground equipment, dog water fountain, planned for Port Coquitlam

A dog water fountain for the Shaughnessy off-leash park and wheelchair accessible playground equipment at Castle Park elementary are just some of the items the Port Coquitlam Self-Help Matching Grant program will fund this year.