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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City Extends Outdoor Spaces Program to Support Businesses

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Sept. 24, 2020… Port Coquitlam restaurants and businesses can continue to serve customers in outdoor spaces such as streets and sidewalks until end of October 2021. Tuesday night, City Council agreed to extend a program it introduced in May that...

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Registered Fitness and Skating Opening Soon in Port Coquitlam

Residents can soon return to Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC) for pre-registered skating, strength training and fitness classes. Pre-registered weight room access begins Sept. 21 and public skating on Sept. 26, followed by pre-registered fitness classes on Oct....

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Partial Reopening of Port Coquitlam Facilities Begins Sept. 8

Port Coquitlam, BC, Aug. 24, 2020. . . Enhanced public health measures will be in place when Port Coquitlam reopens select facilities starting in September for activities such as tax payments, Council meetings and some recreational uses. The city is finalizing its...

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Scenic Photos Sought For 2021 Calendar and Street Banners

Have you been spending more time exploring Port Coquitlam’s natural spaces with your camera during the pandemic? Submit your best photos to the city by Sept. 30 for a chance to see them in the community calendar and lining local streets next year. Scenic, impactful...

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Leash-Optional Areas A Success in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam dog owners now officially have more places to play with their pets off-leash, with permanent leash-optional areas designated this week at Skyline, Chelsea and soon to be implemented Castle Park. The formal implementation of the new leash-optional areas...

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Be Fire Smart and Safe This Summer

Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents of the fire risks associated with the summer weather to help keep Port Coquitlam parks and trails safe this summer season. Watch for Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services staff and bylaw...

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Port Coquitlam 2020 Capital Program On Time and Under Budget

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – July 30, 2020… New playgrounds, roads, sidewalks and other capital improvements are continuing to roll out throughout Port Coquitlam – on time and under budget. A mid-year update to Council Tuesday reported that the city’s ambitious 2020 capital...

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Let it Bee Pesticide Free and Grow Green in Port Coquitlam

With more people spending time in their yards, Port Coquitlam is reminding residents to “grow green” and opt for chemical-free methods to protect their family and pollinators. The good news is that it’s easy to grow a healthy lawn and garden without cosmetic...

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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)