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Terry Fox teacher promotes money smarts for kids

Lack of financial knowledge is putting Canadians at risk of a debt melt-down like the one experienced recently by Americans, warns a veteran Tri-Cities business education teacher.

Cities deal with concerns over heat pump noise

Heat pumps may be an environmentally friendly way of heating and cooling a home but some Tri-City residents are finding out the appliances are creating a different kind of pollution: noise.

Price of flushing, washing and trashing is going up

Coquitlam homeowners got a dreaded piece of mail from the city this week: the annual utility bill. And the numbers aren't pretty.

Glen Park options don't include organized sport

A neighbourhood park in Coquitlam's City Centre will be revamped, with a children's playground, an outdoor fitness area, sports courts, walking trails, picnic spots and an off-leash dog run.

PoCo approves green plans

Port Coquitlam council has approved a plan that is intended to serve as a blueprint to the city's environmental decisions for the next decade.

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.