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Six priorities for Share

Filling hungry bellies is one of the top priorities of respondents to a survey dealing with child poverty and Share Family and Community Services is looking at ways to make it happen.

Strike shuts down David Lam campus

Classes and services at David Lam campus are cancelled today because of a strike by BC Government Employees Union support workers. Pickets will be up today until 7p.m. at 1250 Pinetree Way in Coquitlam .

Clark to speak at chamber luncheon

B.C.'s premier will be addressing the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce next week. Christy Clark will speak Tuesday, Nov. 27 at a luncheon. The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club.

Immigration minister visits mosque

Jason Kenney, the federal minister of citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism, stopped by Masjid Al-Hidaya mosque in Port Coquitlam on Nov. 10.

Suicidal youths go untreated

VICTORIA - B.C.'s child protection system has lost most of its ability to deal with severely abused, depressed and suicidal teens in provincial care, their independent advocate says.

Coquitlam tackles duplex, townhouse, other proposals

Coquitlam council turned down a development permit for a seven-unit townhouse development next to the non-profit society's retirement residence, citing concerns over parking, building form and massing.

Health pros & cops must share info

Police and health authorities need to develop a coordinated approach to dealing with people suffering from mental illness, said the jury at the coroner's inquest into the death of Coquitlam mom Colette Salemink.

Tri-City business licence another step closer

Tri-City businesses operating in more than one of the municipalities will almost surely be able to pay a simple flat fee for an inter-municipal business licence, allowing them to operate legally throughout the region.

Riding association set to give nod to Robinson's candidacy

The Coquitlam-Maillardville NDP Constituency Association expects to acclaim Coquitlam Coun. Selina Robinson at its upcoming meeting.

Traffic blocked on United Boulevard because of suspected pipe bomb

Coquitlam RCMPblocked traffic at a local business on United Boulevard Monday morning after receiving a report about a suspicious-looking device. Just after 11 a.m. customers told staff they had seen what looked like a pipe bomb in the parking lot.