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I can be strong - Carol Todd

Carol Todd is on a journey no mother should have to take - and it's not over yet. Six weeks ago, Todd found her daughter, Amanda, dead by her own hand and herself in the midst of a media storm that has not yet abated.

Coquitlam groups make pitch for bigger budgets in 2013

Representatives of Coquitlam's cultural groups were at Coquitlam's finance committee meeting Wednesday to highlight this year's accomplishments and offer up their 2013 wish lists.

Sight of chum salmon cause for celebration

By Tim Fitzgerald Rarely would the sight of a few fish swimming in a creek cause so much optimism.

Charging ahead on electric vehicles

Could an electric vehicle charging station be coming to a neighbourhood or business park near you? Metro Vancouver is certainly hoping so and is inviting businesses and non-profit groups to attend a meeting in Coquitlam City Council Chambers Monday,

Morning with moms and entrepreneurs

Mom-shoppers and browsers alike are invited to support local momtrepreneurs at the second annual Momtrepreneur Morning Market Nov. 28 in Coquitlam.

Classes in session at David Lam

Classes at the Coquitlam (David Lam) campus at Douglas College are are unaffected by the one day strike by BC Government Employees Union support staff.

Grants available for anti-bullying projects

Schools, police agencies and community groups that are working to combat bullying can now apply to share in the up to $1 million in grants from civil forfeiture proceeds that were announced last week.

New president for B.C. Conservative Party

A Port Moody resident and former B.C. Conservative Party politician who ran in a recent byelection in the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding is now party president.

Amanda Todd memorial service set

A memorial service has been organized for Amanda Todd, the Port Coquitlam teen who committed suicide in October after posting a video about bullying and harassment that received international attention.

Westbound lanes to open on new Port Mann bridge

It may still look like a construction zone but the new Port Mann Bridge will open to eight lanes of traffic on Saturday, Dec. 1, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has announced.