Media Centre

Clear and on-going communication with residents is a top priority for the City of Port Coquitlam. As part of this process, we issue news releases to the local media with important information on City programs, services and other initiatives.

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

Requests for interview and responses are coordinated through our Communications department. We do our best to make spokespeople available and to respond to inquiries in a timely fashion.

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Media Inquiries

For media requests and inquiries please complete a media inquiry form here.

Burns Road Partially Reopens As Flood Upgrades Continue

Port Coquitlam, B.C. – Sept. 21, 2022… Burns Road north of Dominion Avenue reopens today to single-lane alternating traffic during work hours, as important flood protection work continues in north Port Coquitlam. To avoid delays or driving on unpaved surfaces,...

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Celebrate BC Rivers Day With a River Clean Up

Join us for Port Coquitlam’s annual Rivers and Trails Clean Up on Sept.25 at Lions Park from 9 to 11 a.m. This year’s Rivers and Trails Clean Up will be held at Lions Park (2300 Lions Way) in recognition of B.C. Rivers Day, which began in 1980 and is now...

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Terry Fox Hometown Run Traffic Information and Closures

​Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. for the Terry Fox Hometown Run at the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre, 1379 Laurier Avenue in Port Coquitlam. The run begins at 10:00 a.m on Sunday, Sept. 18. People are encouraged to run, walk, skateboard, ride a bike, rollerblade or...

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City To Observe National Day Of Mourning

Port Coquitlam will observe the National Day of Mourning on Sept. 19 in recognition of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the City of Port Coquitlam, like other government offices across the country, will be observing this day as a national holiday. The City will mark...

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Party on McAllister Avenue and More on Sept. 10

Downtown Port Coquitlam will be alive with entertainment, culture, food and beverages, fun activities, hockey tournaments and more this Saturday, when the City’s family-friendly street party on McAllister Avenue and other events will take place. Everyone’s invited to...

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City of Port Coquitlam Expands Hours at PCCC Leisure Pool

Beginning today, Mon. Aug. 29, the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC) Leisure Pool will be extending its hours of operation to be able to offer additional programs. The leisure pool at 2150 Wilson Ave. is now open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to...

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Burns Road Temporarily Closed For Flood Prevention Upgrades

​Burns Road north of Dominion Avenue in Port Coquitlam will be fully closed from Aug. 29 until Sept. 19 for an important culvert replacement project that will help protect the area from potential flooding. In order to minimize the length of the temporary full road...

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Submit Scenic Photos for Port Coquitlam 2023 Calendar

​Have you taken striking photos of Port Coquitlam’s natural beauty? The City is again looking for community submissions to be featured in the 2023 calendar. Submit your high-resolution images of Port Coquitlam landscapes, flowers and wildlife by Oct. 3...

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Ximena Ibacache
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
Tel: 604.927.5499

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)