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Health insurance key for snowbirds

For many retired Canadians, heading south to warmer climates during the winter months is part of the retirement dream. Some pack up as early as October and won't be heading back to their Canadian residence until the spring thaw in April.

Coquitlam developer offers arts cash to students

The developer of Coquitlam's tallest tower wants Coquitlam high school students to get a chance to decorate the building.

Towers okayed for Windsor Gate

Changes to the Windsor Gate development will go ahead after Coquitlam council authorized proposed amendments at Monday's meeting.

Coquitlam considers 3.34% property tax hike for homeowners

Coquitlam homeowners will likely pay 3.34% more in property taxes next year, the lowest tax hike the city has seen since 2005 and the fourth straight year of declining increases.

Highest tower in Coquitlam offers too little parking, says council

A proposal for a 43-storey tower in Coquitlam's Town Centre raised eyebrows at Monday's council meeting, but it wasn't because of the neck-craning height of the building.

New location for CP Holiday Train in Port Moody

A Tri-City Christmas tradition is changing this year, with the CP Rail Holiday Train being welcomed in a new location and on a new night.

Next hearing for Allan Schoenborn in February

A date for killer Allan Schoenborn's annual review hearing has been set for Feb. 15, 2013. The hearing before the BC Review Board was originally scheduled for Nov. 23 but was delayed due to his lawyer's illness.

Bombardier to build Evergreen Line cars

The Evergreen Line will run on Bombardier cars.

Rush is on to collect food for struggling families

Thousands of items need to be collected between now and Dec. 9 to make sure holiday hampers are filled for struggling families who use the Share Family and Community Services food banks.

Fire breaks out at townhouse in northeast Coquitlam

Two people were sent to hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a townhouse complex on Ozada Avenue in northeast Coquitlam on Saturday.
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