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Smoking and Propane Barbecues Banned in City Parks

Effective immediately, smoking and propane barbecues are banned from all City of Port Coquitlam parks, trails and natural areas. The ban is the result of the extreme fire danger rating across the region that will remain in effect until there is significant rainfall....

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Upgraded Spray Park Opens Aug 5 Afternoon at Sun Valley

Just in time for the long weekend, the spray area at Sun Valley Park will reopen Saturday afternoon with more space, new toys and other amenities. Renovations began in April at the 29-year-old park, located at 3700 Hamilton Street off Lincoln Avenue in northeast Port...

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Talk Trees in Port Coquitlam This Summer

The City of Port Coquitlam is inviting the community to talk trees this summer as it launches a review of its tree policies and regulations. Over the next two months, the city will be asking residents, property owners and developers their opinion on how Port Coquitlam...

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Free Lunch, Skating and More at the Rec Complex BBQ Aug 17

Port Coquitlam residents can enjoy a free lunch and skating on Aug. 17 while finding out what’s going on in the recreation complex construction zone downtown. Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex is staying open while the new Community Recreation Complex is being built,...

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Scenic Photos Sought for 2018 Port Coquitlam Calendar

Shutterbugs who have taken striking photos of Port Coquitlam’s natural beauty are invited to submit them for the city’s 2018 calendar by Sept. 15. The City of Port Coquitlam’s Community Calendar next year will be themed “Naturally PoCo” and feature photographs of...

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City Billboard Deal Creates New Revenue Stream

A new billboard deal for the City of Port Coquitlam will bring in over $5 million in additional revenue and in promotional value over the term of the agreement, while reducing the number of billboards around the community from 11 to four. After considering multiple...

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Come Play Piano in Port Coquitlam – Show Your Canadian Pride

The public is invited to help liven parks in Port Coquitlam with the sound of piano music. As last year’s piano in Veterans Park was a popular feature to downtown Port Coquitlam, the City is expanding the program this year. Pianos will also be placed at Hyde Creek...

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Use Nematodes to Reclaim Your Lawn From Chafer Beetle

Tri-City residents can start to reclaim their lawns from the European Chafer beetle by ordering nematodes now from garden stores and landscaping professionals, to apply around late July to mid-August. During the spring, Chafer beetles have been feeding, mating and...

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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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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)