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Mom doesn't let vision impairment get in the way

At around 2 p.m. on Fridays, a dozen frazzled and thoroughly exhausted moms and dads pile on blue mats at Coquitlam's Place Maillardville, set their babies on their backs or fronts, and take a breather.

Austin Heights plan under scrutiny

Hundreds of Coquitlam residents and business owners crammed into an open house this week to get their last say on how Austin Heights should redevelop.

Plan now for an earthquake

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, thousands of British Columbians, including Tri-City residents, students and workers took cover in The Great British Columbia ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill in Canadian history.

Warm hearts in the kitchen

Imagine cooking a meal for a large group but you never know how many people will turn up.

Coquitlam daycare searched after child's death

Coquitlam RCMP executed a search warrant this weekend at the Shaughnessy Street home where a one-year-old boy died under the supervision of an unlicensed daycare.

SMART MONEY: What mortgage rules mean to you

GUEST COLUMN Isn't it nice to wake up on a Monday morning to find out the government wants to make radical changes to the mortgage rules? Well, don't panic - the changes weren't that radical and, in the big picture, will not have a major impact on mo

Scrap collection for multi-family homes?

Port Coquitlam's kitchen and garden waste collection system could expand to include multi-family residences as early as the spring, if council approves.

SMART MONEY: Dividends carry a little glamour

GUEST COLUMN Investors should consider dividends when building their portfolios. Although dividends are often viewed as boring, they can be quite glamorous given the potential they offer.

Parking the rub with 81 townhouses

A controversial bid to build 81 stacked townhomes on a dead-end street failed this week after a tie vote by Coquitlam city council. On Monday, half of council okayed the rezoning of 606 to 618 Langside Ave.

Carriage homes on Burke

The first carriage homes for Coquitlam will be built in the northeast of the city.