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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.

Fin speaks out against shark fin imports

New Westminster-Coquitlam MLA Fin Donnelly was on the attack today, launching a petition to stop the import of shark fins to Canada.

PoCo looks to seed foundation

The city of Port Coquitlam is establishing a foundation that will raise money and administer grants for community groups in need of funding. And its first donation may come from PoCo taxpayers.

Matching giving with receiving

Christmas philanthropy takes all forms and all types of giving are needed, says Share Family and Community Services spokesperson Heather Scott. But it takes a special group or individual to participate in Share's Caring Neighbours program.

City says stick with Metro to bargain

The city of Coquitlam will ask Metro Vancouver to stick with its current labour relations board (LRB) - or, at least, create an alternate version - as it heads into bargaining with civic employees next year.

Maillardville input sought

The much-needed redevelopment of Coquitlam's French-speaking enclave was a hot topic during the election race this month.

Valleyview will close down at Riverview

Another building is closing at Riverview Hospital. Valleyview is shutting its doors after housing geriatric psychiatry patients for nearly 50 years. It was built in 1959 and at its peak had 328 beds divided among six wards.

PoCo citizens wanted

The city of Port Coquitlam is seeking volunteers to take on citizen advisor roles for each of the municipality's seven standing committees.

Appeal renewed to find missing father

Two months after he disappeared from his family's home in Port Coquitlam, Mounties today (Thursday) renewed their appeal to find Jafar Imanpour. The Iranian native was last seen on Sept. 25 at 5:15 p.m.

Robber had dark mark on his face

Coquitlam RCMP needs the public's help finding a robbery suspect who made off with cash after a heist last month at the Canada Trust on Austin Avenue. The incident took place shortly after 4 p.m. on Oct. 30. According to Coquitlam RCMP Const.