Coquitlam

B.C. Coach Who Called Students 'Dumbasses' Disciplined

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An anger-prone gym instructor and an elementary school teacher who brought a knife to class have been reprimanded by the B.C. Teacher Regulation Branc...

B.C. City Wants You To Flush Your Pet's Poop

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

One B.C. city is telling you what to do — and what not to do — with your pet's, well, doo doo. Coquitlam introduced an automated waste collecti...

Over 600 Coquitlam Teachers Being Laid Off

CBC | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Coquitlam School District says it is laying off 632 teachers effective June 30 to help cover a $13 million dollar shortfall and nearly 100 of them...

Retired Teacher Charged With Abusing Students

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A 60-year-old retired teacher who has already pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation now faces five charges related to sexual abuse o...

Evergreen Line Construction Mishap Blocks Coquitlam Traffic

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - Engineers are working to realign a section of elevated transit guideway under construction in Coquitlam, B.C., after it shifted earl...

Dying Dog's Bucket List

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Crushed by the news that her beloved dog, Romeo, had inoperable bone cancer, a Canadian woman decided to make sure his last days were filled with love...

90-Year-Old Involved In 3 Hit-And-Runs?

CBC | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The elderly driver suspected in a deadly hit-and-run accident in Coquitlam, B.C., last November had been investigated for two prior hit and runs an...

Students Mourn Slain Surrey Teacher

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 27-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his sister, 33-year-old Maja Paderewska, who was found dead in a Coquitla...

Brother Charged In Coquitlam Homicide

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A 27-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his sister at a home in Coquitlam, B.C....

Coquitlam Steps Up

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Rose Samaniego first heard about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, her first thought was one of deep worry. She was ...

Search For Alzheimer's Sufferer Continues

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

As the search for 64-year-old Shin Ik Noh continues, his family are calling on the public to help. The Coquitlam man with Alzheimer's has been miss...

Coquitlam Shooting Victim Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - Homicide police are investigating an overnight shooting in a Metro Vancouver area that left a man dead.The Integrated Homicide Inves...

Fatal Shooting In Coquitlam

CBC | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called to a Coquitlam, B.C., neighbourhood after a man was reportedly shot and killed overnight. ...

B.C.'s Big Byelection Bill Makes No Sense

Jordan Bateman | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Think of it as an electoral echo. While many British Columbians are just getting over the election hangover from May's blockbuster BC Liberal comeback win, 13 municipalities are about to head into by-election mode. Four mayors and 10 councillors from 13 different communities were elected May 14th. A dozen BC Liberals, two New Democrats: all will need to be replaced in the coming weeks, triggering a series of expensive by-elections.

Double Shooting In Coquitlam

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A double shooting in Coquitlam, B.C., has sent two people to hospital.RCMP say there are few details of the late night attack in the...

Coquitlam Mayor's Ritzy Hotel Stay

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Coquitlam's mayor and some councillors are under fire for a stay in a ritzy downtown hotel during the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conv...

Cougar Shot Dead In Vancouver Suburb

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A cougar has been shot and killed by conservation officers at a popular park in Metro Vancouver.The big cat was tracked overnight af...

Coquitlam Cougar Shot

CBC | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. conservation officers say they have shot four young cougars this week that had no fear of people, including one in a Coquitlam park east of Vanco...

Sewage Spill 'Significant'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A broken sewage pipe has contaminated a fish-bearing stream in Coquitlam, B.C., prompting a demand for immediate federal cash to upg...

Seniors Fight To Keep Cats In Care Home

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A petition with almost 2,500 signatures is calling on a Coquitlam seniors home to let residents keep their cats. The document, titled "Stop the rem...

Coquitlam Mayor Wants Highway Signs Changed

CBC | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s Transportation Minister says the province will consider changes to highway signs erected through Coquitlam. The announcement comes...

Skateboard Hit And Run Injures 2

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada

VICTORIA - Police in Victoria say they believe they know the identity of a skateboarder suspected in a sidewalk hit-and-run that injured two tourists/...

Was It Really An RCMP Officer In Those Graphic Photos?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A new element has been introduced into a controversy that set off an RCMP code-of-conduct investigation launched after "graphic, staged ph...

Vancouver Riot 'Leader' Faces The Music

CBC | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada

Ryan Dickinson has become first person to be sentenced in Vancouver's 2011 Stanley Cup riot, getting 17 months for throwing a newspaper b...

Daycare Charged In Infant's Death

CBC | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada

The operator of a Coquitlam, B.C., daycare has been charged in connection with the sudden death of an infant last year. A one...