Media Centre

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

Get Ready to Vote for the Civic Election on October 20

Port Coquitlam residents will select a mayor, councillors and school trustees on October 20. Residents have until August 28 to make sure they’re on the Voter’s List or they will have to register at the polls. Anyone registered as a provincial voter is automatically...

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Smoking and Campfires Banned in City Parks

Effective immediately, smoking and open air burning are banned from all City of Port Coquitlam parks, trails and natural areas as a high fire danger rating has been issued for the region. To help keep Port Coquitlam parks and trails safe this summer season, residents...

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Pop-Up Park Coming to Shaughnessy Street July 13

The City of Port Coquitlam is transforming a bare concrete foundation on Shaughnessy Street into a welcoming public space in time for the third annual PoCo Grand Prix sponsored by Dominion Lending Centres on July 13. The Shaughnessy Pop-up Park – with seating, public...

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Come Play Piano in Port Coquitlam Parks

The sound of piano music will be once again livening Port Coquitlam parks this summer. Back for the third year, the Pianos on the Street project will be launched at 12:00 p.m. at Veterans Park (next to City Hall) on July 13 before the start of the PoCo Grand Prix. The...

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Volunteer Spots Available for PoCo Grand Prix

Volunteer positions are still available for people age 16 and up who want to be part of the action at the PoCo Grand Prix July 13. Presented by Dominion Lending Centres, the PoCo Grand Prix will attract thousands of people to downtown Port Coquitlam for a day of...

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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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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)