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Volunteers needed for Coquitlam River cleanup

The first time Aaron Leckie participated in the Coquitlam River Cleanup, he was shocked at the amount of garbage collected by the volunteers.

Community discussion on bullying in Port Coquitlam

Bullying and how to stop it will be the topic of a panel presentation in Port Coquitlam on Oct. 24 by the Joint Family Court and Youth Justice Committee in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross.

Nearly $1 million in Coquitlam tax breaks

A number of non-profit groups and churches in Coquitlam are expected to get their prayers answered with a break in property taxes next year.

Help for Tri-City homeless

An array of services will be made available to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless when Grace Church hosts the Tri-Cities Connect Day next week. The event, which kicks-off Homelessness Action Week on Oct.

Coquitlam RCMP investigating teen's death

Police are not naming names but have issued a press release about the death of teenager Wednesday night. The sudden death of the teenager was not suspicious in nature and Coquitlam RCMP have ruled out foul play.

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.