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Coquitlam mechanic Brent Balluff is handy with a hammer

Since September, Brent Balluff has had a big secret to keep. His friends and family knew he had been a contestant on Canada's Handyman Challenge when it taped in Toronto in mid-September.

GAME ON: Port Moody library introduces the latest board games

Port Moody Public Library is adding board games to books with a day of competition and exploration during International Table Top Day on Saturday, April 5.

Second NFPC-related inquest scheduled

A date has been set for the coroner inquest into the death of Roland Joseph Bourque, an in mate that died at the North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre in 2012.

Douglas College in Coquitlam signs nursing deal with Chinese hospital

The nursing program at the Coquitlam campus of Douglas College has its eyes set on China after signing an exchange with the Shanghai Redleaf Women's Hospital.

Earth Hour is being marked in the Tri-Cities

Tri-City residents and businesses will be turning out the lights this weekend as part of Earth Hour, an annual global event designed to draw attention to climate change. Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Ambulance waits called into question by Tri-City mayors

People with serious injuries are waiting longer for ambulances, Tri-City mayors say, and in some cases their family members are resorting to driving them to hospital.

Farnworth launches NDP leadership bid in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth will be kicking off his NDP provincial leadership campaign this weekend at Leigh Square. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Gathering Place, 2253 Leigh Square Pl.

Port Moody asks residents about debt

Should the City of Port Moody go into debt to support new amenities? That's the question residents will be asked in an Ipsos Reid telephone survey next month.

Seniors' society's funding chopped in half

A program that provides information and support to isolated seniors in the Tri-Cities will lose more than half of its funding at the end of June and is scrambling to find ways to continue to operate.

Wesbild's new property part of long planning process

Wesbild's acquisition of 370 acres of provincial land means it will be a major participant in Coquitlam's new Northwest Burke Vision process.