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Pipe bomb 'swatting' hoax led to Port Moody school evacuation

Pipe bomb 'swatting' hoax led to Port Moody school evacuation

Port Moody police said there has been a rise in 'swatting' calls throughout the Tri-Cities over the past week; it's not yet clear who is responsible
Coquitlam residents can learn more about Cedar Drive upgrades on April 21

Coquitlam residents can learn more about Cedar Drive upgrades on April 21

Coquitlam engineers will talk this month about plans to upgrade a dilapidated road at the base of Burke Mountain.
Tri-City COVID-19 cases jump again to new record

Tri-City COVID-19 cases jump again to new record

New COVID-19 cases set yet another record last week across Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody, surging over 17% to 381 new cases
Evacuated Port Moody middle school back in class

Evacuated Port Moody middle school back in class

Students and staff have been evacuated from a middle school in Port Moody Thursday morning provoking an ongoing police response. No details on the nature of the incident have been disclosed
Coquitlam teen hub moves for COVID-19 clinic

Coquitlam teen hub moves for COVID-19 clinic

With the mass vaccinations now at the Poirier Forum, the city of Coquitlam has moved one of its teen hubs away from the traffic — temporarily.
'Unethical and unnecessary': Union of BC Indian Chiefs calls for moratorium on fur farming

'Unethical and unnecessary': Union of BC Indian Chiefs calls for moratorium on fur farming

"Lifelong confinement in cramped and filthy cages which, during a pandemic, only promotes the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory viral infections.”
34 trees cut down next door leaves Coquitlam woman 'sobbing'

34 trees cut down next door leaves Coquitlam woman 'sobbing'

A Coquitlam woman is mourning the loss of 34 trees a developer is cutting down to make room for a 29-storey residential tower, but the city says all protocols were followed
'Bring more jobs,' Port Moody council tells developer

'Bring more jobs,' Port Moody council tells developer

Port Moody council wants to see more jobs, more affordable housing and more design considerations before it sends a proposal for a new mixed-use development on Murray Street to a public hearing.
B.C. has record number of ICU patients with COVID-19, as hospitalizations rise

B.C. has record number of ICU patients with COVID-19, as hospitalizations rise

Number of those actively battling infections is at highest level this year.
Desperate teachers lining up for leftover vaccine at Surrey clinics — only to be turned away

Desperate teachers lining up for leftover vaccine at Surrey clinics — only to be turned away

The scramble for vaccines comes as the province has yet to announce how and when it will provide vaccines for priority frontline workers; however older teachers are being encouraged to get AstraZeneca vaccines at their local pharmacies