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Hundreds of new homes planned for Coquitlam

More homes are set to be built in fast-growing - or changing - neighbourhoods in Coquitlam. And in October, residents will get a chance to comment on the bids at a public hearing at city hall.

Reward offered by PoCo family of missing man

The family of an elderly man who went missing on the weekend in Port Coquitlam is offering a cash reward to anyone with information that leads to his whereabouts.

Mammogram for membership: PoCo Curves launches cancer awareness campaign

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Curves continues to work to raise awareness in women about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and treatment.

Coq., PoCo mayors collect awards at UBCM

Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam mayors were on stage at the Union of BC Municipalities' convention this week to accept awards for their cities' energy efficiency, waste reduction and online communications services.

Glumac a contender in PoMo race

Port Moody resident Rick Glumac announced this week that he will seek a seat on city council in the upcoming fall civic election.

Tri-Cities Chamber supports TransLink funding plan

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is urging local mayors to approve a two-cent gas tax increase and work with the province to come up with user-pay options to fund the Evergreen Line and and other road and bus improvements The chamber is backing Tra

Coquitlam residents raise stink about Burnaby "outhouse"

A Coquitlam couple says it can handle parking and litter issues related to the Burnaby park across the street from their home but the stink from a bathroom is the last straw.

Black to officially resign on Monday, start new job

B.C. Premier Christy Clark will call a byelection by April to replace Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Iain Black, who is expected to formally resign his provincial seat on Monday.

Fox's story close to home for students

Thousands of students in the Coquitlam school district joined millions of young people across the country on Wednesday to honour a Port Coquitlam hero who touched the hearts of their parents and grandparents more than three decades ago.

A street sign for Michael

You can see the signs everywhere that Burquitlam is changing. There is one sign, however, that says some things don't change. It looks like any other street sign, except that it marks a lane, not a street, and you won't find it on any map.