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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

'It's ludicrous,' says Port Coquitlam man ticketed for parking too close to his driveway

'It's ludicrous,' says Port Coquitlam man ticketed for parking too close to his driveway

Resident says he's not inconveniencing anyone, and people who live on the street should get decals so bylaw officers can better spot parking scofflaws
VIDEO: Poodle survives three nights and massive rainstorm in mountains near Port Moody

VIDEO: Poodle survives three nights and massive rainstorm in mountains near Port Moody

Family says social media was put to good use with dozens of offers of help, which eventually led to the dog being found by a local mountain biker.
Seeking 'hope' amidst tragedy, family of Trina Hunt hosts violence against women vigil in Port Moody

Seeking 'hope' amidst tragedy, family of Trina Hunt hosts violence against women vigil in Port Moody

With Trina Hunt's murder still unsolved, family seeks to raise awareness about gender-based violence as part of a global 16 Days of Activism event.
Volunteers desperately needed for Christmas tree sales in Burnaby, Coquitlam

Volunteers desperately needed for Christmas tree sales in Burnaby, Coquitlam

Coquitlam, Burnaby Christmas tree lots opening soon for New Westminster-based Aunt Leah’s: here’s how to volunteer
VIDEO: Wily coyote unfazed by traffic on busy downtown Port Coquitlam street

VIDEO: Wily coyote unfazed by traffic on busy downtown Port Coquitlam street

Brazen coyote takes a stroll in downtown Port Coquitlam, creating a bit of a stir among pedestrians and drivers in the area
Canadian artist honours journalists fighting for truth during National Newspaper Week

Canadian artist honours journalists fighting for truth during National Newspaper Week

Ola Volo aims to 'spark conversation' about the role of the media in building Canadian communities with Champion The Truth limited edition and signed print, with proceeds donated to Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
UPDATE: 'Traumatized' Port Coquitlam residents mourn young bear hit by a car

UPDATE: 'Traumatized' Port Coquitlam residents mourn young bear hit by a car

Bears are frequent visitors to the north side of Port Coquitlam and one young bear was accidentally hit by a car, resulting in an outpouring of grief on social media
UPDATE: Massive traffic tie up on Port Mann Bridge after lanes closed

UPDATE: Massive traffic tie up on Port Mann Bridge after lanes closed

All eastbound lanes of Highway 1 now open after earlier collision on the Port Mann bridge, however, heavy traffic remains due to lane closures for most of the day.
Conservative Party's Erin O'Toole has Metro Vancouver millennials in his sights

Conservative Party's Erin O'Toole has Metro Vancouver millennials in his sights

New Conservative Party platform launched this week for the 2021 federal election promises climate change spending accounts, housing help for millennials and a balanced budget in 10 years.
Federal Election 2021: TikTok, baking bread and how Jagmeet Singh intends to gain NDP votes in Metro Vancouver

Federal Election 2021: TikTok, baking bread and how Jagmeet Singh intends to gain NDP votes in Metro Vancouver

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh believes taxing the 'ultra rich' and 'profiteering' corporations to pay for post-pandemic recovery in Canada as he seeks to boost NDP fortunes in Burnaby, the Tri-Cities and B.C.