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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.

Coquitlam man arrested in connection with Austin Heights robberies

Businesses in Coquitlam's Austin Heights neighbourhood have been hit with a rash of robberies in recent months. And finally, there has been an arrest.

Coquitlam businesses take part in Coats for Kids campaign

The Greater Vancouver Home Builders' Association (GVHBA) has launched its 17th annual Coats for Kids campaign in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, a group whose outreach helps to provide a brighter Christmas for families in need.

Better Business Bureau warns of holiday scams

Looking forward to the holidays? So are the scammers. As many begin to make their holiday gift list and charity donations, unscrupulous scammers are gearing up to deck the halls with their tried and true holiday scams.

Job fair to match workers with employers

The city of Coquitlam has been chosen to host a job fair on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from noon to 7 p.m. at the David Lam campus in Coquitlam as part of the Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan.

There's safety in a few dots and dashes

Dots and Dashes Safety Company of Port Moody has launched a safety product which when applied to any outer wear or gear could save a life this wet, rainy season.

Canadian minister to tour Port Coquitlam mosque

Canada's minister of citizenship and immigration is expected to visit a Port Coquitlam mosque today, Saturday, to show support for the religious organization.

New film about Riverview Hospital released

The third installment in a gripping film series about Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam will be presented at Douglas College next week. Premiering at David Lam campus in Coquitlam Thursday, Nov.

Coquitlam's Austin Heights BIA says robbery suspect may have been arrested

The Austin Heights Business Improvement Association said they have been informed by police that a suspect believed to be linked to at least one robbery in the area has been apprehended.

Province gives boards more flexibility on school calendars

The province is allowing school districts to be more creative with their schedules with a new framework for school calendars.