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Big hikes in building in Tri-Cities

A flurry of building permit applications in Coquitlam has kept planners busy and resulted in the return of construction cranes to the Town Centre after a two-year hiatus.

Local fitness equipment store helps Coquitlam family get active

A Coquitlam dad is setting an example of fitness for his family and Fitness Town, a leading fitness equipment provider in Western Canada, is rewarding him for it.

Foundation relies on donors to Have A Heart

If each Tri-City resident who got a letter last week from the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation donated a little more than a loonie to the Have A Heart campaign, the organization will have met its fundraising goal.

Plan ahead when retiring from your own business

If you should ever think of retiring from your business, like many successful business owners, you may need help with tax, retirement and estate planning matters. In this column, we talk about some issues you should be considering.

Tennis anyone?

An advocacy group whose members want to play racquet sports year-round last week served the city of Coquitlam with a request to match grants from Tennis Canada.

Dealer fired for cheating

The Cascades Casino in Langley was within its rights to fire dealer Reza Ghadipasha after he was caught cheating at cards at a casino in Coquitlam, a provincial court judge has ruled.

Investigation into inmate death at PoCo jail

Corrections officers at North Fraser Pretrial Centre are investigating after an inmate died in custody Friday night.

Mounties to be in court on Feb. 16

Lawyers representing two Coquitlam RCMP officers charged with assault following a violent altercation during a routine traffic stop appeared before a provincial court judge in Port Coquitlam Thursday. Coquitlam RCMP Const.

Little info on death of infant

Coquitlam RCMP are investigating the sudden death of a one-year-old boy at a Coquitlam daycare. Mounties and the BC Coroners Service were at the scene of the home daycare at 1312 Shaughnessy St. near David Avenue since Monday morning.

Have a peanut allergy? Beware of these cookies

Improperly labelled cookies have prompted the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Coquitlam Thrifty Foods store to issue a warning to shoppers with a peanut allergy.