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Rogers withdraws cell tower proposal

Rogers Communications has withdrawn an application to build a cell tower in Port Coquitlam's Greenmount Park, a controversial proposal that drew criticism from many residents in the area.

Metro, Coquitlam joust over RGS

The CEO of Metro Vancouver says the regional government and the city of Coquitlam are close to starting negotiations on the regional growth strategy (RGS).

Como housing to open in spring of 2012

It began with the donation of city of Coquitlam-owned land worth $1.8 million. It continued with a million bucks and a commitment from the YWCA. And now, with $7.

Organizers needed for Coquitlam, PoMo Fox Runs

Officials with the Terry Fox Foundation are looking for help to organize the 31st annual Terry Fox Runs in Coquitlam and Port Moody.

Bears on the prowl

The spate of warm weather last week didn't just send sun bathers to beaches and gardeners to nurseries - it also drew bears from their winter lairs.

Fewer on the streets

The number of homeless people in the Tri-Cities has fallen by half since 2008, according a report released yesterday.

No jail time for woman convicted of obstructing justice

A woman convicted of obstructing justice for attempting to cover up a crime allegedly committed by her son has been given a 15-month conditional sentence. In B.C.

No frills grocery stores raise money for Slave Lake

Donations are now being accepted at all nofrills locations in British Columbia, including Dennis' nofrills, 1916 Como Lake Ave, Coquitlam. Franchise owners will also contribute to the total donation collected at their store.

TransLink bows out of UBE, Coquitlam mayor seeks solutions with New Westminster

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart says he understands many of New Westminster's concerns about the United Boulevard Extension and will work with that city's council to come up with a solution after TransLink bowed out this week from recommending an opt

Consider trusts for estate planning

Canadian families looking for flexibility in tax and estate planning often set up trusts. Under the right conditions, they can provide controlled distribution of an estate.