Media Centre

This page includes current and archived media releases, links of interest to the media, and media contact information.

Celebrate the Fall Season in Port Coquitlam

The City of Port Coquitlam is offering a full line up of free, accessible and family friendly events to celebrate the fall season. Families can take part in outdoor activities, buy farm-fresh food, enjoy arts and crafts, and learn about our local parks and resources....

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Enjoy Free Skate and More at Port Coquitlam Community Centre

Join us for a free Public Skate on Saturday, September 14, from 3:15–4:45 p.m. at the new Port Coquitlam Community Centre. Bring the whole family and check out the new facility including two arenas, the Terry Fox Library, Wilson Lounge and kitchen, games room,...

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Scenic Photos Sought for 2020 Calendar and Community Banners

Shutterbugs who have taken striking photos of Port Coquitlam’s natural beauty are invited to submit them for the city’s 2020 calendar and the Community Banner program by October 6 (extended deadline). The city is looking for photos of scenes and landscapes from all...

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Port Coquitlam Launches Litter Pickup and Cleanliness Project

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Sept. 9, 2019… A street litter pickup service in Port Coquitlam is part of a new city cleanliness project. The city has assigned a parks worker to pick up litter five days a week along designated high-traffic routes, while also acting as a city...

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City Addresses Concerns About Temporary Referee Space at PCCC

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Sept. 6, 2019…Hockey season at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre’s two new arenas will begin as scheduled with no disruptions to the season. The City of Port Coquitlam has modified its plans for temporary referee accommodations at Port Coquitlam...

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Give Feedback on Planned Prairie Avenue Improvements

What kind of improvements would you like to see along Prairie Avenue? The City of Port Coquitlam is seeking feedback this month on proposed safety and streetscape upgrades on Prairie Avenue between Shaughnessy and Fremont Streets that could include roundabouts,...

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Port Coquitlam Announces New Fire Chief

After an extensive search, the City of Port Coquitlam has hired their new Fire Chief from within its own ranks. Robert Kipps, the City’s current Deputy Fire Chief of Operations, will start as the new Fire Chief on September 13. Kipps brings 28 years of fire service...

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PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Aug. 28, 2019… Two new ice arenas, a library and spaces for youth, seniors and families are among the new amenities that officially opened their doors today in downtown Port Coquitlam. An estimated 5,000 people converged on the bright,...

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Be the First to Skate on Port Coquitlam’s New Rinks

Want to be the first to skate at the new Port Coquitlam Community Centre? PoCo residents have until Aug. 22 to enter to win that opportunity at the grand opening festivities taking place Aug. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. The free community celebration will officially open...

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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)