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City of Port Coquitlam to Begin Search for New CAO

The City of Port Coquitlam will be searching for a new Chief Administrative Officer, following an announcement today that CAO John Leeburn will leave his post this summer. After six years as the City of Port Coquitlam’s most senior staff member, Leeburn will leave the...

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Waste Cart Audits Kick Off Year-Long Sort It Right! Campaign

Port Coquitlam started checking the contents of waste carts at multi-family complexes this week as part of a year-long push to help the city avoid fines and meet its ambitious waste-diversion targets. The Sort it Right! campaign will use cart audits, public education,...

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Transformation of Blakeburn Lagoons Wins National Award

  The transformation of two former waste settling ponds into an urban oasis and nature preserve has earned Port Coquitlam a national award. The city has received a Sustainable Communities Award in the brownfields category from the Federation of Canadian...

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Recognize Special Port Coquitlam Volunteers With A Nomination

Each year, thousands of volunteers in Port Coquitlam work selflessly to improve their community. And each year, the community has a chance to repay the favour with a nomination to the city’s Volunteer Recognition Awards. Nominations for the 2018 awards can be made at...

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Find Out How to Give the Gift of Experience on Dec. 16

Don’t contribute to your loved ones’ clutter this Christmas – give them an experience they’ll remember instead. Drop by Hyde Creek Recreation Centre (1379 Laurier Avenue, Port Coquitlam) on Saturday Dec. 16, 9 a.m. to noon to come and try out the following experiences...

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Deliberations Begin Dec. 11 for Budget Renewal

Port Coquitlam taxpayers interested in hearing what’s in store for 2018 and 2019 may attend City Council’s budget deliberation sessions starting Dec. 11. A more streamlined budget process will take place for 2018 – year two of the 2017-18 operating budget adopted last...

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Scenic 2018 Port Coquitlam Calendar Arriving in the Mail

Port Coquitlam’s natural beauty, captured by local photographers, is featured in the 2018 city calendar that will start arriving in mailboxes this week. New this year, the city’s annual calendar will be mailed directly to all Port Coquitlam households and businesses....

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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)