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Good moves in federal crime plans

The executive director of the Children of the Street Society is lauding many of the changes proposed in the Conservative federal government's new Safe Streets and Communities Act.

Get style tips from professionals at Coquitlam Centre

Need a pick-me up? This Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m., MAC Cosmetics professional makeup artist Caitlin Callahan will be the host to Make-Up Trends Right Off The Runway style seminar.

Retirements force a fire dept. hiring spree

A spate of baby boomer retirements at Coquitlam Fire and Rescue means there will be a lot of new faces at the department this year.

Injured cyclist wants to thank Good Samaritan

Mike Victory wants to thank the man who called 911 and consoled his son after the Maple Ridge father took an ugly fall in Port Coquitlam a couple of weeks ago.

Still no trial date for accused hit-and-run driver

A trial date has still not been set for accused hit-and-run driver Cory Sater because the defence is still waiting for evidence to be disclosed by the Crown.

Serial killer Clifford Olson dying

Corrections Canada has confirmed that serial child killer Clifford Robert Olson is days away from dying of cancer, Known as the Beast of B.C., the 71-year-old Olson was transferred from a Quebec prison to a hospital in Laval earlier this week.

Braidwood to remain in jail

A former Canadian Football League player arrested Sunday on gun charges in Port Coquitlam will remain behind bars for at least two more weeks.

WCE delay

A downed power line pole blocked the tracks at the Port Coquitlam West Coast Express station Tuesday morning, resulting in the station being closed and several of the commuter trains bypassing the station.

Police seek missing Riverview patient

The Coquitlam RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a 49-year-old man who walked away from an independent boarding house located at Riverview Hospital.

Dominion plans to hearing

A 648-unit townhouse and apartment development in the northeast corner of the Dominion Triangle will go before a public hearing next month in Port Coquitlam.