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House of Commons votes down Port Moody-Coquitlam MP's bill

The NDP MP for Port Moody-Coquitlam says he's disappointed with this week's vote on his private member's bill but also buoyed by the support he...

Tri-City MPs charged $723k to taxpayers

The Members' Expenditure Report for the period of April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016, show Port Moody-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly spent $354,059 on...

MP McKinnon pitches bill to Tri-City politicians

McKinnon, who replaced former Conservative MP James Moore in last fall's election, is expected to meet with Coquitlam city representatives soon, his office said. "This...

Lobby groups spent thousands in Tri-City federal ridings

... released by Elections Canada, advocacy groups spent thousands of dollars to get their messages out in Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam and Port Moody-Coquitlam — seats won...

Tory war chest ample for Tri-City election

In neighbouring Port Moody-Coquitlam, Conservative candidate Tim Laidler paid out $146,204, outspending the winner — incumbent NDP MP Fin Donnelly — by 35% (Donnelly's campaign...

SPOTLIGHT: MP Donnelly tours sea lion centre

NDP MP Fin Donnelly (left) visited Port Moody's Open Water Stellar Sea Lion Research Station at Reed Point Marina this month. He met Sitka the...

BYELECTION: Wickens wants to be a voice for families

Bonita Zarrillo and Port Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly. Wickens, who has been a NDP member for two years, regularly posts her activities via Twitter as...

SPOTLIGHT: MPs sworn in, Hyde Creek salmon fest

NDP MP Fin Donnelly (Port Moody-Coquitlam) was back at Centre Block last Thursday to take the oath of office. Donnelly, a former Coquitlam city councillor...

Donnelly takes on Fisheries, Coast Guard

The MP for Port Moody-Coquitlam will return to a familiar portfolio in the next House sitting. On Thursday, the NDP named Fin Donnelly as the...

#elxn42: Targeting climate change

- DonnellyThe Tri-City NewsNDP MP-elect Fin Donnelly vows to hold the new Liberal government's feet to the fire on greenhouse gas emission targets to...

#elxn42: Scenes from election night in the Tri-Cities

Former Tory MP and Industry Minister James Moore congratulates Conservative candidates Doug Horne (centre) and Tim Laidler for running for federal office. Photograph By STEVE...

Donnelly: $15 daycare and small biz tax cuts

Door-knocking since well before the campaign started, Port Moody-Coquitlam NDP candidate and incumbent MP Fin Donnelly believes his party is best attuned to the needs...

SPOTLIGHT: A long canoe trip down the Fraser

Led by New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly — the official opposition's deputy critic for Fisheries and Oceans — the team spent 25 days paddling...

Group touts strategic voting in Port Moody-Coquitlam

The other candidates in the riding are Fin Donnelly, the NDP MP who previously represented the riding before the boundary changes happened as well as...

Editorial: 3 reasons to stay awake for the federal election

NDP MP Fin Donnelly has a challenge ahead of him after losing his New Westminster base, so a re-election isn't a certainty, and Conservative flag-bearer...

Horne, Shen to try for MP Moore's job

The deadline is next Thursday for Conservative candidates to submit their papers for the new riding of Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam, which is up for grabs because...

Industry minister spreads pre-election cash in the Tri-Cities

- Tri City NewsThe Tri-City NewsTri-City MP James Moore is Canada's Industry minister. Photograph By Janis Warren. The momentum for the federal election ramped...

MP James Moore bows out

He believes some contenders who ran for nomination against Tim Laidler — in NDP MP Fin Donnelly's riding of New Westminster-Coquitlam — may be interested...

THINGS TO DO: Box lax action, federal town hall debate

Confirmed speakers are: MP Fin Donnelly (NDP, Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam); Sara Norman (NDP, Port Moody-Coquitlam); Marcus Madsen (Green Party, Port Moody-Coquitlam); Brad Nickason (Green Party, Coquitlam-PoCo);...

Protesters attempt to disrupt opening of Port Moody trench exhibit

The event was attended by approximately 200 dignitaries and members of the community, including New Westminster-Coquitlam and Port Moody NDP MP Fin Donnelly, and Port...

Quiz night to collect cash for Coquitlam Public Library

Emceed for the 10th year by New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly, the 12th annual event that will see up to 160 participants battle for...

Big bucks spent on mayoralty races in Coquitlam

Councillors Bonita Zarrillo and Chris Wilson, both members of the CCA/Protect Coquitlam slate that was backed by NDP MP Fin Donnelly and NDP MLA Selina...

Tri-City MPs safe after Parliament Hill shooting

New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly and Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam Conservative MP James Moore told they were unharmed in the incident. In fact, Donnelly...

Tri-City MPs safe after Parliament Hill shooting

New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly and Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam Conservative MP James Moore told they were unharmed in the incident. In fact, Donnelly...

ELECTION 2014: Nominations open for candidates

Protect Coquitlam — a slate of Coquitlam council candidates who are endorsed by New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly and Coquitlam-Maillardville NDP MLA Selina Robinson...

Nomination meeting for Donnelly in Port Moody-Coquitlam

Local New Democratic Party members will be holding a meeting Sunday to nominate Fin Donnelly as candidate the new federal riding of Port Moody-Coquitlam. Donnelly,...

5 council candidates form under 'Protect Coquitlam' slogan

The brochure also trumpets the group's endorsement by NDP MP Fin Donnelly and BC NDP MLA Selina Robinson, both former Coquitlam city councillors. And while...

Afghan vet will run against MP Donnelly

Tim Laidler was chosen by the riding members on Tuesday in Coquitlam as the Tory candidate to battle incumbent MP Fin Donnelly (NDP, New Westminster-Coquitlam)...

NELSON: Consider source of such praise

Under Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives, Canada's foreign policy has long been going south — literally and figuratively. Recently, conservative U.S. talk show host Mark...

RADIA: Even Americans praise Harper

But in Canada, while we admittedly yield little international influence, it's good to see Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird standing...

Chamber of commerce chair steps down

In Janine Davies's absence, the business organization will continue to be helmed by executive director Michael Hind and the remaining chamber executive. New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP...

Tri-City MPs at odds on federal budget

The Tri-City's two MPs squared off on the federal budget this week, with Conservative James Moore touting its economic strengths and the NDP's Fin Donnelly...