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Coquitlam District school trustees balk at Education Guarantee changes

School District 43 wants to know how the province intends to fund free tuition for graduated adults in the future after changes to the Education Guarantee were made this month.

Coq. bans shark fins

Using the concept "Think Global, Act Local," Coquitlam council this week banned shark fins from being possessed, traded, sold and distributed in the city.

New playground equipment, dog water fountain, planned for Port Coquitlam

A dog water fountain for the Shaughnessy off-leash park and wheelchair accessible playground equipment at Castle Park elementary are just some of the items the Port Coquitlam Self-Help Matching Grant program will fund this year.

See the Rick Hansen relay in action

The following public events are being held to welcome the Rick Hansen 25th anniversary relay : PORT COQUITLAM THURSDAY, MAY 17 From 3 to 3:30 p.m., a community event will be held at Leigh Square featuring medal-bearer Bob Whyte.

Coquitlam okays first reading for 33-storey tower

A controversial plan to build a 33-storey tower in Coquitlam - on Port Coquitlam border - will go to public hearing next month. At Monday's meeting, city council unanimously granted first reading to rezone 1123 Westwood St.

More trees, lighting around Evergreen stations

Big changes are planned for three of Coquitlam's busiest streets with the coming of the Evergreen Line.

'We'll all be doing this together,' Hansen says of Thermal climb

When Rick Hansen thinks about climbing Thermal Drive - the steepest hill on his global Man in Motion tour 25 years ago - he pictures it in stages. From the bottom at St.

Port Coquitlam residents will see 2.97% property tax increase

Port Coquitlam homeowners can expect a 2.97% property tax increase this year after council approved the final reading of its financial plan during a meeting Monday night.

Two PoCo residents face 64 counts of fraud

Two Port Coquitlam residents are facing 64 counts of credit card fraud after North Vancouver RCMP arrested the pair last week.

UPDATED: Police seek suspect in PoCo Safeway robbery

The Coquitlam RCMP are searching for a suspect after the Safeway in Port Coquitlam was robbed last month. According to Mounties, the robbery took place around 7 p.m.