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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To request our logo for use, please complete our online logo request form below.

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Watch for Your Tax Notice in the Mail

Port Coquitlam 2022 property tax notices are being mailed out the week of May 30 to property owners which are due July 4. For 2022, the average residential property with an average assessment increase will see a total municipal increase of $95.01 made up of a $70.88...

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Leisure Pool Closes May 30 for Annual Maintenance

The Port Coquitlam Community Centre’s leisure pool will be closed for annual maintenance from May 30 – June 7 inclusive. The spray park, weight room, arenas and the gymnasium will remain open during regular hours of operation. The customer service attendants are...

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Port Coquitlam Farmers Market Returns June 2 in New Location

Port Coquitlam, B.C. – May 24, 2022… The Port Coquitlam Farmer’s Market is back for its 15th season on Thursday June 2 in its new location in the Terry Fox Hometown Square on Kelly Avenue at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre. The popular outdoor market will open...

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Grant Enhances City’s Emergency Response Capacity

Port Coquilam, BC – May 17, 2022… A recent provincial grant will help fund training and technology to strengthen Port Coquitlam’s ability to respond to emergencies. The City has received $25,000 in Community Emergency Preparedness Funding from the Union of British...

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Treatment For Invasive Japanese Beetle Set to Begin Next Week

A larvicide treatment for invasive Japanese beetles is set to begin next week at City-owned parks, medians and boulevards in the north and south sides of Port Coquitlam. The City has been notified that the Japanese beetles have been detected in traps within the...

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Prepare For Seasonal Hazards With New Community Safety Townhall

Port Coquitlam, BC – May 11, 2022… Spring and summer seasonal hazards can happen anytime and anywhere, and the City is hosting a free Community Safety Townhall to help residents prepare for them. Fire and Emergency Services staff are hosting a pilot Community Safety...

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Public Works Open House Returns with Free Hands-On Fun

Port Coquitlam, BC – May 10, 2022… The City of Port Coquitlam is inviting the community back to a fun, interactive outdoor open house at the Public Works Yard on May 28 to get an insider’s look at Port Coquitlam’s Public Works services – from water to waste, roads to...

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Annual May Days Festival Wraps Up With A Huge Success

Port Coquitlam, BC – May. 10, 2022… The City of Port Coquitlam wrapped up its 99th annual May Day Festival, greeting over 6,000 people who gathered in downtown Port Coquitlam Saturday for the 99th annual May Days festival. The event began with the opening ceremonies...

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Contact

Ximena Ibacache
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
Tel: 604.927.5499
Email: ibacachex@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)