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CABE student dies after alleged bullying

In the wake of a teenager's much publicized suicide, School District 43 said yesterday it was aware of a video in which a girl uses index cards to describe how she was bullied and provided supports to the Coquitlam high school student before she died

Hundreds of nominees for Port Moody Spike Awards

Port Moody businesses are winners with their customers and the community. That's the conclusion drawn from the recent call for nominations for the 2012 Spike Business Awards.

Agriculture lab planned for Colony Farm wins cautious nod

A grassy field south of Lougheed Highway in Colony Farm Regional Park could soon be home to an agricultural lab for Kwantlen Polytechnic University students studying sustainable agriculture.

'Affordable housing' aim of city initiatives

Unprecedented growth in Coquitlam - and the high cost of living - has prompted the city to take another look at its housing affordability plan.

Vroom! Riders on the toy run

Thousands of motorcyclists revved up their engines at Coquitlam Centre mall on Sunday morning for the 34th annual Vancouver Motorcycle Toy Run.

Biology, geography and organic veggies

A grassy field south of Lougheed Highway on Colony Farm Regional Park land in Coquitlam will soon be home to an agricultural lab where students attending Kwantlen Polytechnic University will learn how to grow crops in a sustainable way that won't har

Fatburger opens Friday

A famous American hamburger chain will open an eatery in Coquitlam on Friday. Fatburger will have a diner in the old Barnes Wheaton GM dealership, by Ikea on Lougheed Highway. The 2,100 sq. ft.

Meridian RV of Port Coquitlam gets top honours

Tom Ramsay of Meridian RV in Port Coquitlam has been awarded by his peers for outstanding contributions to community and business.

Coquitlam Centre getting set for Unwrapped

Coquitlam Centre is seeking registered not-for-profit organizations based in the Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam), as well as Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, New Westminster, Burnaby and other Lower Mainland areas who are interested i

Port Coquitlam hosts business networking session

Several prominent local companies will share their success stories, challenges and opportunities at a special event for Port Coquitlam businesses on Oct. 23.