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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Major Revitalization Planned for Port Coquitlam Civic Centre

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Mar. 5, 2021…The concept for Port Coquitlam’s downtown revitalization continues to take shape, with major upgrades to Leigh Square and Veterans Park set to start as early as next year. ­ On Tuesday, Council will consider a conceptual design to...

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City Prepares for McAllister Avenue Transformation this Year

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Mar. 03, 2021… Plans are being finalized for a major reconstruction of McAllister Avenue this year that will kickstart the City’s downtown revitalization efforts. Construction is anticipated to begin in June to redevelop McAllister into a...

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Spring Break Program Registration Starts February 24

Children and youth can move, create and connect over Spring Break at Port Coquitlam’s outdoor day camps and swimming lessons. Camps will run Monday to Friday from Mar. 22 to 26 and Monday to Thursday from Mar. 29 to Apr. 1. All camps will have the appropriate COVID-19...

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Get Funding For Your Project in Port Coquitlam

​The City of Port Coquitlam is now accepting applications for the following grant program. Community Capital Projects Matching Grants – (formerly Self-Help Matching Grant Program) – Application Deadline – March 31, 2021 The Community Capital Projects Matching Grant...

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Responsible Drinking Coming to More Port Coquitlam Parks

PORT COQUITLAM, BC, Feb. 17, 2021. . . Adults will be able to drink responsibly in 10 Port Coquitlam parks this year, based on the success of last year’s pilot project. Last year, Port Coquitlam was among the first cities in Metro Vancouver to allow responsible...

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Port Coquitlam Rolls Out Large Item Pickup Starting this Spring

PORT COQUITLAM TO ROLL OUT LARGE ITEM PICKUP STARTING THIS SPRING PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Feb. 11, 2021… Port Coquitlam residents will soon have a free, convenient way to properly dispose of furniture, appliances and other large items. This spring, Port Coquitlam will...

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Prairie Avenue Upgrades East of Coast Meridian to Begin

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Feb. 8, 2021…Construction on Prairie Avenue is set to start this spring and be completed by the end of the year which will improve safety and access along the important north Port Coquitlam connector. Taking place between Coast Meridian Road and...

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Get Active For Family Day and Stay Active This Winter

Port Coquitlam residents looking for safe ways to be active for Family Day on February 15 can sign up for the activities the City has planned. All programs have appropriate COVID-19 safety protocols and physical distancing measures in place. Family Day activities...

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Port Coquitlam Strengthens Smoking Bylaws

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Jan. 27, 2021 … Port Coquitlam is strengthening its regulations to better protect both adults and children from second-hand smoke indoors, on the street and in vehicles. Yesterday, Council gave first three readings to amendments to the City’s...

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Contact

Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications & Admin Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5335 Cel 604.218.0533
Email purewalp@portcoquitlam.ca

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)