Port Coquitlam Digest November 8

Pic of the Day:   POCO PIRATES HOCKEY BRINGS HOME THE WINNERS HARDWARE FROM POWELL RIVER

 

Tuesday Highlights:

  • Port Coquitlam mother facing charges after Amber Alert
  • Sentencing hearing delayed for Port Coquitlam mosque director
  • PoCo Doctor helps point to culprit in Regina baby biting incident
  • Help sought to replace emergency items taken from Irvine Elementary
  • Heated argument over parking leads to charges
  • Color The World Orange at City Hall for CRPS/RSD Awareness
  • Port Coquitlam couple use hands-on education to help Hyde Creek
  • PoCo Heritage Trees submissions to “The Greatest Tree Story Ever”
  • Have a say in Port Coquitlam civic policy! Deadline is Nov. 18 to apply

 

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Port Coquitlam mother facing charges after Amber Alert

Port Coquitlam mother facing charges after Amber Alert

The mother of two Port Coquitlam children who were the subject of an Amber Alert issued Friday afternoon is now facing two abduction charges. The province-wide alert was activated after the children were allegedly taken by their mother from a PoCo elementary school shortly before 2 p.m. on Nov.

 

Sentencing hearing delayed for Port Coquitlam mosque director

Sentencing hearing delayed for Port Coquitlam mosque director

Sentencing submissions for Saadeldin Bahr, the director of the Masjid Al-Hidayah and Islamic Cultural Centre found guilty of sexual assault last summer, has been delayed. Sentencing submissions for Saadeldin Bahr, the director of the Masjid Al-Hidayah and Islamic Cultural Centre found guilty of sexual assault last summer, has been delayed.

 

Dental impression evidence helps point to culprit in Regina baby biting incident

A doctor from Port Coquitlam, B.C. was contacted and provided with photos of the bite mark as well as a “dental lineup” that included impressions from five different people — including the child’s father, mother and another person who had been in the residence at the time the injury was believed to have been caused.

Dental impression evidence helps point to culprit in Regina baby biting incident

Dental impression evidence helped investigators determine who was responsible for biting a baby last year, a Regina judge heard this week. While Crown prosecutor Kim Jones told the court this type of evidence is not relied upon in all North American courts, it helped to eliminate a pair of other potential suspects in this case.

 

Heated argument over parking leads to charges

Heated argument over parking leads to charges

Staff Writer / Tri City News November 8, 2016 02:20 PM An argument outside a Port Coquitlam townhouse complex Sunday night ended with one person under investigation for firing an unknown weapon. According to police, shortly after 6 p.m., two men were fighting over a parking issue outside the complex in the 2500-block of Shaftsbury Place.

 

Color The World Orange at City Hall for CRPS/RSD Awareness

 

Help sought to replace emergency items taken from Irvine Elementary

Help sought to replace emergency items taken from Port Coquitlam school

Irvine elementary parents reach out to the community though crowd-sourcing A Port Coquitlam school with a high seismic risk rating is pleading with the public for funds to replace emergency supplies that were stolen in September. Irvine elementary has been rated a high risk for structural failure in an earthquake and had a container full of emergency supplies and equipment on the school grounds.

 

PoCo Heritage Trees – Today we begin to showcase our communities wonderful submissions to “The Greatest Tree Story Ever”

 

Have a say in Port Coquitlam civic policy! Deadline is Nov. 18 to apply

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Port Coquitlam couple use hands-on education to help Hyde Creek

Part 6: Port Coquitlam couple use hands-on education to help Hyde Creek

Hyde Creek is teeming with salmon right now as thousands of coho and chum work their way upstream to spawn in their final days. It’s a far cry from the creek of about 30 years ago, when those . . .

 

ICBC Road Safety Campaign volunteers with Councillor Glenn Pollock handing out reflectors at the West Coast Express this morning.

 

Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable at PoCo Trail

 

PoCo BC SPCA to recruit more Foster Guardians

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We’re waiting for the good news – Many press releases arrive in the in-box but not the one announcing seismic replacements for Irvine and Minnekhada

Editorial: We’re waiting for the good news

Stop, already! We get that the BC Liberal government wants credit for spending money to maintain the province’s schools. But it’s time the province stop sending press releases about small pots of money that are being spent on things like roof repairs and flooring upgrades – work that should be going no matter who is in power and doesn’t require the additional spotlight of media coverage.

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     ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT     

Wednesday Comedy Showcase at Second Storey Theatre

 

Leigh Square Winter Arts Program

 

Leigh Square Last Chance to Register for Weaving Workshops

 

Long and McQuade Make Your Own Pick

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     SPORTS & RECREATION     

POCO PIRATES HOCKEY BRINGS HOME THE WINNERS HARDWARE FROM POWELL RIVER:

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     BUSINESS     

Corner Sports Now Opens Mondays

 

Strawberries and Sunshine Healing Centre RESP Seminar November 30

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