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Matching giving with receiving

Christmas philanthropy takes all forms and all types of giving are needed, says Share Family and Community Services spokesperson Heather Scott. But it takes a special group or individual to participate in Share's Caring Neighbours program.

City says stick with Metro to bargain

The city of Coquitlam will ask Metro Vancouver to stick with its current labour relations board (LRB) - or, at least, create an alternate version - as it heads into bargaining with civic employees next year.

Maillardville input sought

The much-needed redevelopment of Coquitlam's French-speaking enclave was a hot topic during the election race this month.

Valleyview will close down at Riverview

Another building is closing at Riverview Hospital. Valleyview is shutting its doors after housing geriatric psychiatry patients for nearly 50 years. It was built in 1959 and at its peak had 328 beds divided among six wards.

PoCo citizens wanted

The city of Port Coquitlam is seeking volunteers to take on citizen advisor roles for each of the municipality's seven standing committees.

Appeal renewed to find missing father

Two months after he disappeared from his family's home in Port Coquitlam, Mounties today (Thursday) renewed their appeal to find Jafar Imanpour. The Iranian native was last seen on Sept. 25 at 5:15 p.m.

Robber had dark mark on his face

Coquitlam RCMP needs the public's help finding a robbery suspect who made off with cash after a heist last month at the Canada Trust on Austin Avenue. The incident took place shortly after 4 p.m. on Oct. 30. According to Coquitlam RCMP Const.

Premier Clark says "wait and see" for byelection contest

Never one to shy away from a fight, a feisty Joe Trasolini announced his candidacy Wednesday for the vacant Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA's job.

PoCo pummeled by storm

Port Coquitlam was one of the areas hardest hit by Monday night's powerful wind storm. BC Hydro reported winds gusting at more than 100 km/h Monday night left about 83,000 customers without power; 15,200 of them were in PoCo.

Anderson back as Anmore boss

Incumbent Mayor Heather Anderson will lead the village of Anmore for another three years after winning Saturday's election with 547 votes. Former Coun. Mario Piamonte, the lone challenger for the mayor's chair, collected just 183 votes.