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Bertrand inquest recommends better psych services in prison

A coroner's inquest into the death of killer Darcy Richard Bertrand at the Mission Institution in 2012 has recommended better mental health services for inmates and mandatory suicide-prevention training for prison staff.

Cheque scammer uses sad story to get cash

A pair of cheque scam incidents this week has Coquitlam RCMP asking for anyone else who has been defrauded to contact them. The scams happened on July 8, one near North Road in Coquitlam and the other near Shaughnessy Street in Port Coquitlam.

Man missing from Colony Farm

Coquitlam RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a man who went missing from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital at Colony Farm Wednesday. Jeffrey Edward Stuart, 25, is now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.

Tickets available for Mossom Hatchery dinner and auction

Tickets are still on sale for the Sunday, July 13 auction and dinner to raise funds to rebuild the Mossom Creek Hatchery, which burned down in December.

Coquitlam school district lays out funding concerns to education minister

A tumultuous school year ended quietly Tuesday as School District 43 conducted its final meeting of the school year in a nearly empty boardroom because of the ongoing labour dispute and a spate of summer weather.

Belcarra raises concern about recreational boating

Belcarra wants assurances that recreational boaters won't be at risk from increased tanker traffic if the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker facility expansion goes ahead.

$3.5M for a park field house? Too much, says Coquitlam council

The replacement of the Mundy Park field house is necessary but shouldn't cost millions.

Not enough rental units, deacon tells Coquitlam council

A deacon from St. Laurence Anglican Church says he is concerned about a lack of affordable housing in Coquitlam and wants the city to create incentives for developers to build more rental units.

SD43 calls for help with real estate deals

School District 43 is seeking expert advice as it wades into the world of real estate sales and land development for four surplus school properties.

Coquitlam Search and Rescue suspend search for missing man

Coquitlam Search and Rescue has suspended its search for Nicola Candeloro, a Coquitlam man who has been missing since July 3, until they have more leads on his location. The 44-year-old left his Westwood Plateau home sometime between 10 and 11 a.m.