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Coquitlam dishes out $317k to city community groups

Twenty-two Coquitlam groups will split more than $300,000 after being awarded 2011 Spirit of Coquitlam grants this week and seven of the recipients are repeats from last year.

Nomination period open for elections

The nomination period for the upcoming civic elections opened yesterday and Tri-City candidates have until 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 to turn in their paperwork.

Coquitlam teacher loses license after sex assault

A Coquitlam teacher who pleaded guilty to sexual assault in the U.S. has agreed to cancel his teaching licence, according to the BC College of Teachers (BCCT).

Water level is up

Unexpected service work at the Buntzen Lake powerhouse has caused the reservoir water levels to rise. The above-average water levels have resulted in the closure of Buntzen Lake trail (west) and floating bridge.

No bows allowed under proposed Coquitlam bylaw

The protection and destruction of animals - as well as the safety of humans - were top of mind for Coquitlam city council this week. On Monday, council directed city staff to write a bylaw banning bow hunting within the municipal boundaries.

Shooting at Mr. Lube not gang-related, say cops

Coquitlam RCMP have identified a potential suspect in the shooting last Wednesday at the Barnet Highway Mr. Lube that sent one man to hospital. While no arrests have been made, Cpl.

Douglas College is hosting 1,000 international students

Tri-City K-to-12 schools aren't the only game in town when it comes to enrolling international education students.

Police seek robbery suspects

The Coquitlam RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating two men that allegedly robbed an 18-year-old of his black iPhone 4 outside the McDonald's on North Road near Austin Avenue last month. On Sept.

Coquitlam networking opportunity for business women

Tri-Cities businesswomen have an opportunity to learn tips from a professional on how to reduce stress at an eWomenNetwork "Accelerated Networking" Luncheon in Coquitlam, Oct. 18.

Port Moody business brings food and wine together in one great evening

Beyond the Grape Oo-Premise Winemaking is hosting an evening of food and wine Nov. 4 at the Old Mill boathouse in Port Moody.
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