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We'll get word out, city says

As the city of Coquitlam prepares a neighbourhood plan for Maillardville, staff and council say they are hoping to avoid some of the public consultation problems that followed a similar process in Austin Heights.

More housing needed

Increasing the stock of affordable housing in the Tri-Cities is the provincial and federal government's responsibility and city councils should not voluntarily take on the task. That was the message from Coquitlam Coun.

PoCo latest city to ban pesticides

Port Coquitlam joined a growing list of municipalities across the country when it voted unanimously in favour of banning cosmetic pesticides on private property.

Home for one, to start

After two years of haggling with the provincial government and cutting through kilometres of red tape, Port Coquitlam's Homes for Good Society has successfully housed its first client.

Canucks fan robbed in Craigslist ticket scam

A Coquitlam man is out thousands of dollars after a Craigslist deal for Stanley Cup Game 7 tickets turned into an armed robbery.

Bike route to connect to NW

The city of Coquitlam is moving ahead with a hybrid bike route near the Fraser River waterfront despite objections from the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition (VACC).

MONEY TALK: Got stocks? Time to review your asset mix

With the recent stock market decline, now would be a great time to review your current asset mix and perhaps rebalance back to your long-term target weights. Asset mix is how you divide your retirement savings between different investment assets.

Fashion experts dish out top trends for Tri-City consumers

A local mall will bring fashion experts together online to dish out the best summer fashion advice. For each week in June, Coquitlam Centre's blog will offer top tips for wearing this season's hottest trends.

Port Moody entrepreneur bring a taste of Korean beer to Tri-Cities

Similar to store-bought milk, eggs and bread, Korean-brewed Cass beer carries an expiration date on its packaging label. And that's why CoBees Enterprise Ltd.

Tips for safe barbecuing

Port Coquitlam firefighters are reminding residents to be careful with their barbecues and outdoor grills after poorly stored charcoal briquettes set fire to a porch at a PoCo home last weekend.