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More density on the way for Burquitlam

Yet another apartment building is planned for Burquitlam, signaling that developers are ready to densify the neighbourhood before the Evergreen Line goes up Clarke Road.

Maillardville heritage house to be restored

Plans to restore a heritage home in Maillardville and build French-Canadian style apartments around it came before Coquitlam's land use committee this week. Architect Matthew Cheng said Guang Xin Development Ltd.

Witnesses wanted in fatal hit-and-run accident

There were at least two other Good Samaritans at the scene of the fatal hit-and-run crash that took the lives of 26-year-old Lorraine Cruz and 30-year-old Charlene Reaveley, and Mounties are pleading with them to come forward.

Comedian teaches money smarts tips to Terry Fox students

A speaker on personal finances used the oldest trick in the book to get Terry Fox students to pay attention to his money-management message last Monday. He gave away cash.

Fundraiser for family

A fundraiser is being held this weekend in Port Moody for the family of Charlene Reaveley, a mother of four who was killed in a hit-and-run accident last week. The event will be held Sunday, March 6 between 12:30 and 3 p.m.

UPDATE: Two people remain in hospital after Coquitlam crashes

Two separate car accidents in Coquitlam Thursday night put six people in hospital including an 18-year-old man who remained there with serious injuries Friday afternoon. The first incident happened shortly after 9:30 p.m.

Tax-free TFSAs have many uses

Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) may be the single most important change to Canada's tax code since RRSPs were launched in 1957 and yet they are largely ignored.

What's the cost of recycling? Board wants to know

School District 43 trustees want to know how much it would cost to get schools to recycle more.

Mounties get their suspect thanks to 911 call - and some good timing

The Coquitlam RCMP is crediting the quick response of its Prolific Target Team (PTT) for nabbing a suspect just moments after he allegedly committed an armed robbery. Just after 7 p.m. on Feb.

Tips on teaching money smarts to kids at PMPL

A piggy bank is just the first step in teaching financial literacy to kids. Join financial expert Bryan Stark, on Wednesday, March 2 from 7-8 p.m. at the Port Moody Library to learn how to teach money smarts to children.