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Mobile biz licencing may expand

A new Metro West program launched this week that allows tradespeople to work freely in six municipalities is good news for mobile business owners and entrepreneurs, a Coquitlam city councillor says.

Trees to be cut at Coquitlam park

Hikers and dog walkers are being asked to exercise caution while strolling through a Coquitlam park this fall. Starting the week of Oct.

Photos of Fox needed for museum exhibit

Canada's Museum of Civilization is looking for original photos of Port Coquitlam's most famous son, Terry Fox. The museum needs digital copies of images snapped of Fox during his Marathon of Hope in 1980.

Coquitlam Centre to Rock that Coat and help a local charity

With the changing of the seasons, Coquitlam Centre is offering a chance for local ladies to refresh their wardrobe and help out a charity organization that provides low and no income women with professional attire to help them get back into the work

PoMo man ticketed after road rage

A 39-year-old Port Moody man was issued a number of tickets after what police have described as a road rage incident Tuesday around 10 a.m. Port Moody Police Department was called to the St.

Hurdles cleared for temporary shelters in Coquitlam

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart says the city of Coquitlam supports the establishment of a temporary shelter rotating through three churches in the city.

Don't sexualize your kids this Halloween

A group educating children against child sexual exploitation is calling on parents to choose their kids' costumes carefully this Halloween.

Port Moody senior scammed

A Port Moody senior was bilked out of $7,600 after falling prey to a scheme colloquially called a grandparent scam. The 79-year-old received a phone call in September from a woman who identified herself as the elderly woman's favourite granddaughter.

Getting cozy outside by the fire

A patio feature that's popular in California is starting to burn bright in B.C., thanks in part to a manufacturer from Anmore.

Business owner complains to council about red tape

Coquitlam's mayor apologized to a long-time business owner and her family this week after they said they were forced to jump through numerous bureaucratic hoops to reconstruct their building.