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Coquitlam Centre helping Share fill up the food bank shelves

Coquitlam Centre and Share Family and Community Services are partnering to fill the food bank shelves this summer with a special event featuring the Philup the foodbank mascot. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Spray ban closer

"Mazel tov. Was that so hard?" That was the reaction from Coquitlam Coun. Selina Robinson, who saw her council colleagues this week unanimously support a recommendation for the city to draft an anti-pesticide bylaw.

$22M for PoCo city staff

Pay packages for city of Port Coquitlam staff in 2010 stayed relatively similar to past years, according to recently released financial statements. More than $8.9 million was paid to city staff making over $75,000 a year, down from the $9.

Como Lake scofflaws getting city's attention

Overfishing, smoking and littering at one of Coquitlam's most popular parks prompted a city committee this week to call for action.

Intersection investigation

An audit looking at drivers' behaviour and pedestrian safety at a confusing - and, sometimes, dangerous - Coquitlam intersection is expected to be completed this fall.

Family, friends, B.C. Premier remember Betty Fox

Nearly thirty years to the day since a community and a country came together to grieve the death of Terry Fox, mourners gathered at the same Port Coquitlam church on Saturday to say goodbye to his mom, Betty.

10-year-old recognized for helping assault victim

A Westwood elementary student received recognition from the Coquitlam RCMP after helping a shaken and injured victim of an assault find help at his school last month.

Feds fund summer jobs for Tri-City students.

More Tri-Cities' students will have an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and earn money for the upcoming school year thanks to a Government of Canada initiative.

Little change in plans for Belcarra

Belcarra residents will get their last chance next week to comment on a growth plan for the semi-rural waterfront village.

Pesticide ban one step closer in Coquitlam

An advisory group looking at whether Coquitlam should join a long list of B.C. municipalities that have banned pesticides is recommending the city follow suit.