Media Centre

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

View City of Port Coquitlam 2016 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 Planning a Livable Community, the report reflects the significant amount of time spent and wide...

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Be In Downtown Port Coquitlam July 14 for PoCo Grand Prix

Sports fans, families and festival-lovers will want to be in downtown Port Coquitlam on Friday, July 14 for the second annual PoCo Grand Prix, presented by Dominion Lending Centres. In less than a month, thousands of people will converge on downtown Port Coquitlam for...

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Pay Property Taxes by July 4 to Avoid Penalties

Port Coquitlam property owners must pay their property taxes by July 4, but they don’t have to wait in line to do so. By now all properties should have received their 2017 tax notices, which include information about how to pay property taxes and claim the Home Owner...

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Get on the Air at Castle Park June 24

“This is Victor Echo Seven Papa Charlie Echo.” The call sign for Port Coquitlam’s Emergency Preparedness Communications team (EPCom) – will be heard frequently the weekend of June 24 at Castle Park during the annual Field Day event. Residents are invited to drop by...

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City of Port Coquitlam and CUPE Local 498 Reach a Deal

The City of Port Coquitlam and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 498 have reached a new five year collective agreement effective January 1, 2016. The parties started bargaining in September 2016 and reached a tentative agreement in May 2017 which was...

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Try Out New City of Port Coquitlam Website

A modern new look, easier navigation and better viewing on mobile devices are among the improvements to the new City of Port Coquitlam website unveiled June 12. The city is inviting the public to check out its new site at and provide feedback...

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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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Volunteer Spots 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 14. 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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Kids Can Try Out a Pro Cycling Track on July 14

Kids ages 5 to 12 can see what it’s like to be a professional cyclist in downtown Port Coquitlam July 14 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...

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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)