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New vegan restaurant opens up in Port Moody

Before November a person living in the Tri-Cities seeking a vegan, gluten-free dining experience was destined for a trip to Vancouver. Not anymore.

Coquitlam grad dies suddenly of meningicoccal disease

By Kyle Slavin Black Press A Pinetree secondary grad studying at the University of Victoria died last week after contracting meningicoccal disease, a bloodstream-based bacterial infection.

Coquitlam development goes against the trend

The stunning pace of growth in Coquitlam over the last year reflects confidence by in the future of the suburban city, says the manager of economic development for the city.

Arts, cultural groups go cap-in-hand before council

Five arts and cultural groups that operate out of Coquitlam city facilities went before council this week to ask for more money in their budgets this year.

Public split on future vision

Comments received at an open house about the future of Coquitlam's oldest neighbourhood are now being worked into an updated plan for the area.

First contracts for Evergreen

Putting a final nail in the Evergreen Line skeptic's coffin, officials announced in Port Moody Wednesday morning the first pre-construction contract awards for the long-awaited SkyTrain line to the Tri-Cities.

PoMo says no to LEED certification for hall

The new Port Moody Fire Hall #1 will be built to a LEED silver standard, but two city councillors suggested taking that a step further and getting the building certified - potentially adding at least another $100,000 to the price tag. Coun.

Scammers extorting money, stealing identities

Police are warning residents about a telephone-based computer scam making the rounds in Port Moody that allows a fraudster to remotely access the information on your computer, extort money and commit identity fraud.

Flooding help

A project to reduce flood threats on Coquitlam's Scott and Hoy creeks will soon have cash flowing into city hall, thanks to a grant from senior governments.

Award will be presented to honour Betty Fox

The mother of Port Coquitlam hometown hero Terry Fox will be honoured tomorrow (Saturday) for her lifetime of work to beat cancer, a disease that claimed her son 31 years ago.
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