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Coquitlam woman gets 4 years for stealing $1.1 million

A Coquitlam woman has been sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay more than $1.1 million in restitution after being convicted of stealing from her employer and their family.

Battling giant problem

The city of Coquitlam is once again waging war on an invasive plant that has been cropping up around Metro Vancouver since 2006, causing what city officials call a "serious threat to human health.

Check out debt settlement companies before you pay, warns BBB

A recent TransUnion study suggests that Canadian debt loads continue to grow, finding that total debt per consumer, excluding mortgages, grew to $25,597 in the first quarter of 2011.

Complaints about plans for Colony Farm

A fish hatchery proposed for Colony Farm as part of the environmental remediation effort for damage caused by the construction of the new Port Mann Bridge is being panned by members of the Burke Mountain Naturalists.

Would you help seduce this man?

Maillardville will be gussying itself up and putting its best face forward for a popular francophone television show called La Petite S├ęduction. The program, which is aired by Radio-Canada television and seen by 1.

Money to remediate former PoMo industrial site

A vacant lot on a seldom travelled stretch of road in Port Moody is one step closer to redevelopment as the B.C. government put up more than $160,000 for its renewal last week.

More help for homeless

Homelessness initiatives in the Tri-Cities may have helped significantly reduce the overall number of people sleeping on the streets but the hardest work still lies ahead, according to one housing advocate.

Tri-City mompreneurs can learn business tips from the Cupcakes ladies

Cupcakes aren't just sweet treats - they're also a national franchise owned by two best friends and this month Tri-City entrepreneurs can learn their secrets.

Sunday closures: a tale of three libraries

Besides malls, libraries are ideal places to go to be informed, entertained and enlightened when summer's heat gets unbearable and television is in re-runs.

Canucks fever hits the Tri-Cities

Canucks blue is everywhere in the Tri-Cities these days. Left, someone takes a photo of a jersey draped on the fish sculpture at Coquitlam's Spirit Square.