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Condo incentives: Take bus or bike

A development company is using creative means to get home shoppers to buy into its new Coquitlam tower: free transit passes for a year.

2nd all-candidates meeting added for New Westminster-Coquitlam

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates meeting for voters in the New Westminster-Coquitlam riding. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m.

Training tips for Wheel to Heal

As a former nurse and the current co-owner of Westwood Cycles in Port Coquitlam, getting involved in Wheel to Heal was a natural for Kelly Hobbis.

Traffic fine revenue given to local municipalities

A portion of traffic fines paid by commuters in the Tri-Cities last year were returned this week to local municipalities.

Residents penalized for late utility payments

About 10 per cent of homeowners in Port Coquitlam and Port Moody will be fined for not paying their utility bills on time.

Coq. council reinstates sport hosting grant

Non-profit sports groups in Coquitlam that have or want to organize provincial, national or international tournaments in the city this year may get some financial relief.

Many factors involved in decisions about Canadian interest rates

Predicting when interest rates will rise has become a Canadian pastime of late.

Voting beginning on new PoMo fire hall

Port Moody residents will be heading to the polls this weekend and next to have their say on whether the city should borrow $16 million to build a new fire hall.

Who should pay for public art?

Coquitlam needs more public art but who should pay for it? That's the question city council is wrestling with as it considers an upcoming staff report on projects to beautify public spaces.

Candidates at April 21 meeting

The first of what is expected to be a handful of all-candidates meetings for the May 2 federal election has been announced.