Ex-MLA sanctioned

 JEREMY DEUTSCH / TRI-CITIES NOW APRIL 4, 2014 12:00 AM A former Liberal MLA has been told to remove the provincial emblem from his private business ventures. Last month, the Tri-Cities NOW reported on what appeared to be the misuse of …

Local politicians to host seniors’ forum

JOHN KURUCZ / TRI-CITIES NOW APRIL 2, 2014 12:00 AM Pensions, health care and housing are likely to be the topics du jour at an information session for seniors taking place this week in Coquitlam. Hosted by New Westminster-Coquitlam MP Fin …

B.C. Liberals gutting community-based literacy programs

VICTORIA –The B.C. Liberals are gutting essential community-based literacy programs across B.C., making it harder for people to get the basic literacy skills they need to succeed, say the New Democrat opposition. “Literacy programs are vital to helping children succeed …

Liberals creating chaos at Royal Columbian Hospital

VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberal government’s failure to address hospital overcrowding is creating chaos for medical staff and compromising patient care at Royal Columbian Hospital, say B.C.’s New Democrat oppositon. “Despite growing concern from hospital staff about emergency room overcrowding …

Missing man’s family backs Silver Alert

JEREMY DEUTSCH / TRI-CITIES NOW FEBRUARY 28, 2014 12:00 AM Just a couple of hours after Shin Noh left his home for the last time back on a late summer’s day last September, the Coquitlam father with Alzheimer’s disease was spotted …

MLA calls speech ‘smoke and mirrors

 SAM SMITH / TRI-CITIES NOW FEBRUARY 14, 2014 12:00 AM  New markets and investments, skills training, controlling spending, social and practical infrastructure, the opportunity of LNG and ensuring B.C. remains a leader in the modern world. Those were the key talking …