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Douglas College tightens rules for Chinese programs

The Douglas College Board Thursday announced it has initiated an independent review of the policies and procedures governing the college's partnership programs in China.

Evergreen Line to boost development in Coquitlam in 2012

The stunning pace of growth in Coquitlam over the last year reflects confidence by builders, business and new homeowners in the future of the suburban city, says the manager of economic development for the city of Coquitlam.

Best Western Coquitlam greets new year with a renovation

The general manager of the Best Western Hotel Plus Coquitlam Inn and Convention Centre i s banking on an $800,000 renovation to boost occupancy rates for 2012.

Video-fitness guru Tammilee Webb visits Fitwells in Lower Mainland

Fitwells for Women is getting a visit from popular video-fitness guru Tammilee Webb whose Abs/Buns/Thighs of Steel series sold 10 million copies.

PLEHANOV TRIAL: Next date for court in February

The trial of Aleksandr Plehanov, a Coquitlam substitute teacher facing charges of sexual interference and sexual assault, is expected to wrap up in the summer.

Zumba class raises money for Philippine flood

Fitness and fundraising will come together next week when Marichu Philp hosts a drop-in Zumba class with all proceeds going to help flood victims in the Philippines.

New fitness studio opens in Port Moody

Younique, a new fitness studio, has just opened on Clarke Street in Port Moody, offering a broad range of classes from Zumba, Bellyfit, Pilates to Rise N Stretch.

Wait list for Coquitlam housing project

A housing project for single moms and their children that is due to open in Coquitlam in two months already has a waiting list.

PLEHANOV TRIAL: Incident 'serious' but cops not called

Bramblewood elementary school principal Brenda Walker said she considered the accusations of inappropriate touching against a substitute teacher a "serious situation" but did not call the police because once he had left the school, students were no l

Gaming grant extension receives mixed reviews

A pledge to keep $15 million in the provincial kitty for gaming grants for non-profit community groups is being called a small step by Tri-City arts and cultural leaders.