Port Coquitlam

Bear Shot After Chasing People In Port Coquitlam

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - An aggressive, injured bear has been shot and killed in a Vancouver suburb after roaming for hours through the neighbourhood.RC...

Municipal Candidates Should Steal Better Ideas This Fall

Jordan Bateman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Taxpayers deserve more than the same-old, same-old from potential mayors and councillors. We want details and real ideas. And, in a world where "there is nothing new under the sun," one hopes that a few ideas that have popped up in cities across B.C. might take root everywhere.

Imam Charged With Sex Assault

CBC | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada

A Port Coquitlam imam has been charged with one count of sexual assault for an incident allegedly occurred at the Masjid Al-Hidayah and Islamic Cultur...

Port Coquitlam Imam Charged WIth Sexual Assault

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COQUITLAM, B.C. - Mounties says an imam at a Port Coquitlam, B.C., mosque has been charged with sexual assault.Police say they began an investigation ...

Young B.C. Man Drowns In Alouette Lake

CBC | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. Coroners Service is investigating after a man drowned in Golden Ears Provincial Park Thursday afternoon. Police say that a 21-year-old Port...

Fat City Hall Paycheques Leave Taxpayers in the Lurch

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

At least 30 officials in the communities that make up Metro Vancouver earn a minimum six-figure salary that puts them among the top one per cent of all income earners in Canada. It takes a lot of kahunas for some of these same civic officials to claim that their cupboards are bare when the cookie jar is overflowing for themselves.

Another B.C. Medical Pot Grow-Op Shut Down

CBC | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The mayor of Port Coquitlam, B.C., says that given what’s happened at a legal medical marijuana grow-op in his community, he's glad changes to the f...

Who Holds Keys To City Hall: Fear Of Nudge Nudge, Wink Wink Relations

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

If voters were under the impression that it's only provincially in B.C. where corporate and union bucks talk tough, think again. Consider how much each candidate running for a mayor's chair in various Lower Mainland municipalities had to raise for their campaign in last year's local elections.

Thousands Run In Fox's Hometown

CBC | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Thousands of people flocked to Terry Fox’s hometown of Port Coquitlam, B.C., to take part in the annual run in his honour on Sunday. "I...

B.C. Cities Sign RCMP Pact.. Reluctantly

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Politics

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - Two more B.C. municipalities — Richmond and Port Coquitlam — have reluctantly signed a new 20-year RCMP services agreement,...

B.C. School Girls Make Grisly Find On Recess Break

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - A group of seven-year-old girls in Port Coquitlam, B.C., made a grisly discovery Monday when they stumbled upon a dead body beh...

Pickton Survivor To Tell Her Story

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Late one night in March 1997, a sex worker in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside took a john up on what appeared to be a lucrative offer: ride ...

Pickton Maintains Innocence In Interview

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Convicted serial killer Robert Pickton maintained his innocence as recently as last August as he was interviewed ahead of the public inqui...

Police Not Interested In Missing Sex Workers: Pickton Inquiry

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A woman who helped run a Vancouver drop-in centre for sex workers says she reported one of serial killer Robert Pickton's victims missing,...

Cancer Faker Scams Nearly $1 Million

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — Fraud charges have been laid against a B.C. man who police say masqueraded as a cancer patient and defr...