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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Media Inquiries

For media requests and inquiries please complete a media inquiry form here.

Port Coquitlam Seniors Week Kicks Off June 4-10

Seniors are a vital part of our community and make valuable contributions to our City to make it a wonderful place to live, work and play. Seniors can participate in a variety of festivities and programs during Port Coquitlam’s Seniors’ Week. The City is inviting Port...

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Shop Local, Eat Fresh At Port Coquitlam Farmers Market

The Port Coquitlam Farmer’s Market is back for its 16th season on Thursday June 1 at the Terry Fox Hometown Square on Kelly Avenue at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre. The popular outdoor market will open Thursdays from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. offering a variety of...

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Watch For Your Tax Notice In The Mail

Port Coquitlam 2023 property tax notices are being mailed out by end of this week to property owners which are due July 4. For 2023, the average residential property with an average assessment increase will see a total municipal increase of $105.50 made up of a $76.13...

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City Of Port Coquitlam Prepares For Freshet

Annually in May and June, British Columbia experiences the annual snowmelt season, known as freshet. This occurs due to the combination of heightened precipitation during the spring season and accumulated snow at higher elevations beginning to melt causing rivers to...

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New Mural Crosswalk Unveiled On McAllister Avenue

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – May 17, 2023… A new mural crosswalk on McAllister Avenue has been unveiled next to City Hall and the Outlet building. The painted crosswalk was unveiled on Friday May 12 between Shaughnessy Street and Donald Street, in downtown Port Coquitlam. The...

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Be Fire Smart And Safe This Upcoming Summer

Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents of the fire risks associated with the early summer weather to help keep Port Coquitlam parks and trails safe this summer season. As with every summer, Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services...

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Attend An Information Session On Co-Existing With Wildlife

The City of Port Coquitlam is offering a free information session for residents, to learn how to safely co-exist with bears and coyotes on Wednesday May 24 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC) – Mabbett Hall – 2150 Wilson Avenue. City...

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Centennial May Days Festival Draws Large Crowds

Port Coquitlam, BC – May 15, 2023… The City of Port Coquitlam’s 100th annual May Day Festival wrapped on Sat. May 13, greeting over 25,000 people who gathered in downtown Port Coquitlam. The event began with the opening ceremonies on Fri. May 5 with over 650...

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Ximena Ibacache
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
Tel: 604.927.5499

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)