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New app for Fox foundation

The Terry Fox Foundation has a new tool to make it easier for donors to send cash. The Terry Fox Foundation launched its fundraising app for iPhone and Android phones two weeks ago to coincide with this month's annual Terry Fox Run (Sept.

PoCo not impressed with new auditor position

Port Coquitlam's mayor is unhappy with the province's plans to establish a municipal auditor to oversee civic government finances.

Drivers, take it slow and easy around schools

School District 43 is cautioning motorists to drive carefully and be on the lookout for students heading back to school starting next week. Many vacations are also coming to an end and more vehicles are expected to be on local roads.

Spike nominations sought in PoMo

The city of Port Moody is once again calling on residents to nominate their favourite local business for the sixth annual Spike Awards.

All-day K for all across B.C.

Sept. 6 is the day schools open across the province but for most students, classes don't really start until the following day.

No summer off for student nurse

Professors at Hannah Chuter's nursing school may have to consider giving her some extra credits next semester after she saved an elderly woman's life at a Burnaby SkyTrain station.

Moves in schools' offices

ELEMENTARY Heather Birnie will be the new acting-principal at Pleasantside, Sally Maidens-Megalli will be the new principal of Meadowbrook; Lisa Rinke will be principal at Miller Park; Kim Tompkins will be principal at Castle Park; Tricia Tipper will

Software toy for kids a hard sell

"We underestimated the marketing," starts Ken Kavanagh, the president of Clicktoy Interactive Inc., a Coquitlam company that in 2008 came out with a software toy for tots and preschoolers called The Meadow.

Man threatens bomb in North Road bank heist

It's not what the bank robber took but what he left behind that had police scrambling to keep pedestrians and commuters away from a credit union on the Burnaby-Coquitlam border Wednesday.

Just because summer is winding down doesn't mean the bears aren't hungry

September is typically a busy month for bears and this year will be no exception as local bruins will be fattening up on high-calorie food to get ready for hibernation.
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