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Holiday food drive heats up

If everybody in the Tri-Cities donated a can of food, a box of pasta, a bag of rice, a carton of juice or even a can of cranberries, the food bank might have enough to fill hampers for Christmas and stock shelves for the winter months.

Take a hike, take a bike in future?

Walking, cycling and public transit are emphasized in an update to Coquitlam's strategic transportation plan, a document that seeks to increase alternate modes of commuter travel in the municipality.

Man from Riverview sought

A man who walked away from Riverview Hospital earlier this month is still at large and police are seeking the public's assistance in tracking him down.

City & village teaming up to find rec cost solutions

Port Moody and Anmore are trying to bridge the gap in recreation fees charged to village residents - and they want their residents' help to do it.

Senior participation sought in Coq.

A $20,000 grant being sought by the city of Coquitlam will help the community engage inactive seniors and increase their participation in recreational activities close to home.

Homeless back to mats in November

The number of people using the temporary shelter this month at Coquitlam Alliance Church was higher than last year even though homeless numbers are down.

New fire trucks won't go to public tender

Three new fire trucks are expected to roll into Coquitlam next year but the city won't be shopping around.

Superstores, nofrills and Extra foods to help Share food banks

From now until Dec. 15, participating British Columbia Loblaw banner stores are offering a new, easy way to make a difference.

More development slated for northeast Coquitlam

A 44-unit townhouse development in the Burke Mountain area passed an important step in the city of Coquitlam's development application process.

Brothers will have to stay in jail

Two brothers convicted of drug trafficking earlier this year will have to remain behind bars while a judge considers their appeals.
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