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 Plans 2021 Budget Based On Core Services and Community Needs

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Nov. 20, 2020… Port Coquitlam residents and businesses can expect a 2021 budget that maintains the city’s focus on getting the basics right – core municipal services – and recognizes the pandemic’s financial impact on local property owners. On...

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Port Coquitlam Strengthens Protection of Trees

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Nov. 18, 2020… Port Coquitlam is planning to broaden tree protections, increase its tree canopy coverage and raise fines over the coming months as it steps up its efforts to preserve and promote trees. Next Tuesday, City Council will consider...

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More Progress on Hundreds of New Affordable Housing Units

Port Coquitlam, BC – Nov. 13, 2020… A major affordable housing project in Port Coquitlam has taken a step forward, bringing the community closer to providing almost 450 new units for families and others who need housing support over the next several years. Following a...

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Port Coquitlam Suspends Indoor Group Activities

Port Coquitlam, BC – Nov. 9, 2020…To comply with the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) order issued Saturday, the City of Port Coquitlam has suspended all indoor group fitness and temporarily closed City Hall for two weeks while continuing to provide some recreation...

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Remember and Honour Veterans on Remembrance Day

Port Coquitlam, B.C. – Nov. 3, 2020… The City of Port Coquitlam is encouraging residents to honour war veterans safely from their homes and businesses this Remembrance Day, in order to keep veterans and the community safe. To help slow the spread of the COVID-19...

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Know the Fireworks Rules and Stay Safe This Halloween

While fireworks can add excitement to a Halloween event, the City is reminding residents they can also cause serious injury and property damage. Before planning a fireworks event in Port Coquitlam, make sure you know the regulations and safe handling procedures. Port...

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Celebrate Fall in Port Coquitlam With Art Exhibitions and More

Port Coquitlam residents will once again have the opportunity to enjoy the arts with the opening of two new art exhibitions in Leigh Square. Chun Ping (Claire) Huang’s work On View from a Distance – colourful abstract paintings inspired by architecture -will be...

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New Tools Help Port Coquitlam Improve Community Safety

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Oct. 15, 2020… Port Coquitlam is increasing bylaw enforcement and clamping down on problem properties as part of the city’s ongoing focus on community safety. City Council gave three readings to two bylaws this week that will give greater...

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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)