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Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg

Diane Strandberg covers education, transportation, environment, politics, social and heritage issues for The Tri-City News.

Recent Work by Diane

Port Coquitlam doctor leaves 'love letter' to patients days before he dies

Port Coquitlam doctor leaves 'love letter' to patients days before he dies

Letter written before Dr. Ian Woods enters hospice shared widely by Burke Mountain Medical Centre, prompting patients to express their feelings and "kudos" to the long-time physician.
'It was a vibe': Coquitlam lawyer named in famous Superbad lunch quote recalls film premiere 15 years ago

'It was a vibe': Coquitlam lawyer named in famous Superbad lunch quote recalls film premiere 15 years ago

Were your high school years like those portrayed in movies from the 2000s? A friend of beloved B.C. actor and writer Seth Rogen gives the backstory to the hilarious 'Glansberg' quote.
Day passes for Buntzen Lake parking under consideration after hiker backlash

Day passes for Buntzen Lake parking under consideration after hiker backlash

Do you think the parking reservation system at Buntzen Lake is a good idea? The goal is to reduce traffic problems on roads near the lake. But hikers are worried the half-day passes aren't long enough to do some of the popular hikes.
'Duty of care not met,' says mother of late Coquitlam "Flash" actor in suit against child protection authorities

'Duty of care not met,' says mother of late Coquitlam "Flash" actor in suit against child protection authorities

Logan Williams was a promising young actor when he died of an overdose. Lawsuit claims that caregivers were negligent in their responsibilities.
B.C. food guide will deny treats at school and 'take the joy' out of celebrations: parents, dietitian

B.C. food guide will deny treats at school and 'take the joy' out of celebrations: parents, dietitian

What was the best treat you ever received in school? New school food guidelines would discourage the offering of cookies, cakes, fruit juices, and other foods that are high in fat, sodium and sugar.
Asian food giant announces plans to open second store in Coquitlam

Asian food giant announces plans to open second store in Coquitlam

Is there room for another Asian grocery store in Coquitlam? Loblaw has announced the opening of a new T&T Supermarket in late 2022 on the city's west side
Protesters flock to the Port Coquitlam home of public safety minister Saturday, drawing RCMP to the scene

Protesters flock to the Port Coquitlam home of public safety minister Saturday, drawing RCMP to the scene

Protesters who showed up at Mike Farnworth's home today waved signs and brought large Canadian flags; in Surrey, RCMP are investigating reports of 'aggressive' protesters who surrounded members of the media
A year's free rent awarded to Port Coquitlam tenant after landlord chose not to move into apartment

A year's free rent awarded to Port Coquitlam tenant after landlord chose not to move into apartment

Tenant owed more than $22,000 after the purchaser of the apartment she was living in changed their mind about moving in and rented it out to someone else.
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