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Provincial $ to pay for Coquitlam bear co-ordinator

Bears are awake and some are roaming in the woods and may be attracted to people's garbage, warns bear aware co-ordinator Drake Stephens.

Giving back

School District 43 may have to pay back up to $149,000 for grants it received for students who were missing paperwork or didn't show up for programs they were enrolled in.

Purple ribbons on police cars to show support

Coquitlam RCMP patrol cars are sporting purple ribbons on their bumpers in recognition of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (April 10 to 16).

Federal candidates answer refugee support question

RIDING: PORT MOODY-WESTWOOD-PORT COQUITLAM MARK IRELAND, NDP I believe we have an ethical duty to help refugees to settle in Canada and integrate into society.

Trustee to ask for red tape relief

A Tri-City school official took the unprecedented step Tuesday of lobbying trustees to take a stand on a "burdensome" provincial policy that will require adult education teachers to photocopy and store hundreds of documents for evidence to justify st

Riverview woman remains missing

Coquitlam RCMP continue to seek the public's assistance in locating a missing Riverview Hospital patient who is believed to have walked away from the facility last Friday.

Tips for protecting your wealth

When it comes to protecting your wealth, there are three primary risks that you should plan for: 1.

Dogs seen as way to help students with disabilities

Tuesday's Coquitlam board of education meeting was enlivened by the introduction of two super-dogs. But the animals were much more sedate than the trick dogs at the popular PNE agility show.

Parents warned as porno problem plagues district

School District 43 has been plagued with an internet problem that puts pornography within easy reach of students and yet it doesn't have money to pay for network monitoring software that could fix it.

Swalwell among PoCo volunteers honoured

Former New View Society executive director Kathryn (Kay) Swalwell has received Port Coquitlam's first ever Lifetime Volunteer Award for her work in the community.