Media Centre

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

Vote for Your Favourite PoCo Business and Win

Voting for the People’s Choice winner in the PoCo Best Biz Awards is now open until Oct. 22. Anyone can vote for their favourite nominated business, and those who live, work or do business in Port Coquitlam will be entered in a draw for a $100 gift card. 47 local...

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Share Your Waste Tips Online to Win an iPad Mini

Are you a Port Coquitlam resident with a helpful tip for reducing or sorting waste? Share it through social media Oct. 16 to Nov. 20 for a chance to win an iPad Mini and other prizes. The City of Port Coquitlam’s new Sort it Right! Tips Contest – kicking off on the...

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Know the Fireworks Rules and Stay Safe this Halloween

Fireworks can add excitement to your Halloween event, but 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 Coquitlam Fireworks Regulations...

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Every Second Counts – Have Two Ways Out

CONTACT: Randy Minaker Deputy Fire Chief Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services T: 604.927.5340 E: With Fire Prevention Week approaching on October 8-14,...

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City Wins Award for Helping Businesses Prepare for a Disaster

Port Coquitlam’s efforts to help local businesses recover from a major disaster have earned the city provincial recognition. At the Union of BC Municipalities’ annual Community Excellence Awards ceremony in Vancouver this morning, the City of Port Coquitlam received...

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Shine the Spotlight on Your Favourite PoCo Biz by Oct. 13

Nominations are now open for the Port Coquitlam Best Biz Awards, back for the fifth year to shine the spotlight on local businesses. Anyone can nominate their own or another Port Coquitlam business until Oct. 13 using the online form at

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Ask the Ambassadors About Waste and Bears

Have questions about sorting waste or keeping bears away? If you’re a Port Coquitlam resident, you can now get answers from the city’s two new Ambassadors. The City of Port Coquitlam has hired two Ambassadors until the end of 2018 to work with the community to improve...

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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)