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Coquitlam Centre looking for a teen blogger

Coquitlam Centre is looking for aspiring teenaged writers to blog about "What They're Shopping For." Students must be between the ages of 13 and 18 years old and attending school full time to be their official teen blogger for 2012.

Royer claims danger, aims to change consultation process

A Port Moody councillor says Burrard Inlet's ecosystem is at risk of being wiped out by the goods being shipped along the city's shores and she wants limits placed on how big industries do business.

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Port Moody Heritage Society sums up 100 years in 100 seconds

The Port Moody Heritage Society is gearing up for the city's centennial celebrations with a hardcover book and a (very) short film.

Tri-City Biz group calling for one licence

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pushing councillors in Coquitlam, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam to adopt a mobile business licensing process that would apply across all three cities.

Province orders heritage conservation plan for Riverview

Riverview Hospital will be studied again, this time for a new heritage conservation plan (HCP) commissioned by the province. The request for proposals was issued in November 2011 and awarded in January to North Vancouver-based Denise Cook Design.

PoMo drops four-storey homes

A zoning bylaw change approved at Tuesday's Port Moody council meeting has closed a loophole that allowed some residents to build four-storey homes. The old bylaw limited the height of a home to 10.5 m or three storeys (not including the basement).

Port Coquitlam big box proposal will get a second look

A proposal that would see a large commercial development built at Oxford Street and Lougheed Highway in Port Coquitlam on the site of a former car dealership needs more work before receiving council's approval.

Red tape cuts for movie theatres

Cuts to red tape will help movie theatres operators after the B.C. government moved to update the Motion Picture Act.

Bow shooting ban reconsidered in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam councillors will reconsider an amendment to its firearms prohibition bylaw that would have banned crossbows and bow and arrows from being fired within the municipality. Coun.