Media Centre

This page includes current and archived media releases, links of interest to the media, and media contact information.

City of Port Coquitlam Hires New CAO

After a four-month nation-wide search, the City of Port Coquitlam has hired its new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) from within the organization. Kristen Dixon, the City’s current Director of Engineering & Public Works, starts as CAO on July 30, replacing the...

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View City of Port Coquitlam 2017 Annual Report Online

Port Coquitlam residents who want to learn more about their city’s activities and finances are invited to view the latest annual report, now available online. Entitled Building our Community, the report reflects on the record $219 million in building permit values in...

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Help Port Coquitlam Improve Its Recreation Marketing

How do you prefer to learn about the City’s arts, culture and recreation programs? Do you use the City’s Leisure Guide? How can the Leisure Guide be improved? Local residents are being asked to answer these questions and others by completing the City’s online survey...

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Host a Rider or Team for PoCo Grand Prix

Host families are needed for the PoCo Grand Prix taking place in downtown Port Coquitlam on July 13. Many teams travel from overseas and within North America to compete in the BC Superweek series and are in need of accommodation. Hosts play an important role in...

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Celebrate Canada Day in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam’s annual Canada Day celebrations kick off at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and fishing derby at Lions Park. The fun continues from noon to dusk at Castle Park with live entertainment, firefighters salmon barbecue and the Grand Finale Fireworks....

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Have Your Say About New Tree Rules Until June 30

Those interested in Port Coquitlam’s trees can have their say this month about proposed new regulations and policies intended to promote more tree planting and better protect trees on both public and private property. Continuing last year’s Let’s Talk Trees campaign,...

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Registration Open for PoCo Grand Prix Kids Race

Back for the third year, kids can race like the pros in downtown Port Coquitlam July 13 during the PoCo Grand Prix, presented by Dominion Lending Centres. Spots are available for the Kids’ Race, a free, fun and non-competitive event taking place on the same...

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Use Caution Along Fraser River During Freshet Season

The public is advised to use caution along the Fraser River and other watercourses as the BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the lower Fraser River. This means river levels are rising or expected to rise rapidly, but no major flooding...

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Celebrate Youth Week in Port Coquitlam on May 5

A mix of fun and community-building events are in store for Port Coquitlam youth on Saturday, May 5 as the City hosts its annual Youth Week celebrations. All Port Coquitlam youth are invited to participate in the following FREE events at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre....

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Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications & Admin Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5335 Cel 604.218.0533

Location and Mailing Address

2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 2A8

Business Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)