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Bypass changes starting in May

Tri-City drivers will encounter more changes on local roads as part of the Port Mann/Highway 1 project.

CPR busy and hiring

Canadian Pacific Rail is in the midst of a nation-wide hiring blitz, with 88 positions opening up in Port Coquitlam alone.

PoMo seeking input on bike lanes

Port Moody's transportation committee is looking to expand the city's network of bicycle routes and dedicated bike lanes on city roads but they'll be asking residents for their input first.

A heaping plate of B.C.

Centennial secondary school's culinary arts students will set a table for 200 on May 12. What will they serve? British Columbia. The best of B.C.

Schools need tech & money to pay for it: Hyndes

School District 43 needs to upgrade its lagging network to provide reliable internet service or it will be faced with bigger problems, says board chair Melissa Hyndes.

Taxes up 3.56% in PoCo

Homeowners in Port Coquitlam will pay 3.56% more this year in property taxes. On Tuesday, city council unanimously gave three readings to the annual tax rates bylaw, which must be passed by the provincial deadline of May 15 (Coun.

Spike seeks $ forgiveness

Times are not so golden for the Golden Spike Days Society.

More voters at advance polls this time

Hundreds more Tri-City voters flocked to advance polling stations last weekend than in the last federal election, reflecting a trend across the country.

MONEY TALK: Pros and cons of green investment vehicles

On Earth Day we hear a powerful message that heightens awareness of all things sustainable, causing us to scrutinize our lifestyles and assess our ecological footprints.

UPDATED: Hall of a change in PoMo

The site was chosen, the designs drawn up and a $16-million loan approved by voters but just as Port Moody seemed poised to finally begin building its new No. 1 fire hall, city council has scrapped the plans and gone back to the drawing board.