Media Centre

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

Get Funding and Help for Your Project in Port Coquitlam

The City of Port Coquitlam is now accepting the applications for the following two grant programs. Self-Help Matching Grant Program – Application Deadline – April 1 Non-profit Port Coquitlam organizations, including sport, arts, environmental, parent/teacher and...

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Give Your Feedback on Port Coquitlam Budget by Mar. 25

Port Coquitlam taxpayers have until Mar. 25 to provide feedback on a draft city budget that focuses on core services while making investments for a more safe, family-friendly and livable community. Property owners will receive budget highlights in the mail starting...

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City Pays Tribute to Longtime Former Councillor Forrest

Life-long Port Coquitlam resident and former City Councillor Mike Forrest was honoured last week with the Freedom of the City and a dedicated walkway featuring one of his favourite views. The City of Port Coquitlam has renamed the Citadel Landing boardwalk along the...

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Port Coquitlam Adopts New Tree Bylaw

Port Coquitlam has adopted new regulations that promote more trees being planted and enhance tree protection and management in the community. The adoption of a new tree bylaw Feb. 26 follows the two-year Let’s Talk Trees campaign, which consulted the community and...

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Mark Your Calendar – PoCo Grand Prix is Back on July 12

Mark your calendar for Friday, July 12, when downtown Port Coquitlam will once again play host to world-class cyclists racing at up to 63 kilometres per hour and a free, family-friendly street festival. In the past three years, the PoCo Grand Prix sponsored by...

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Port Coquitlam Stands for Kindness on Feb. 27

Port Coquitlam will take a stand against bullying on Feb. 27 with a free breakfast, activities and resources aimed at raising awareness and providing tools to address bullying and promote the importance of choosing kindness. The City’s Youth Services staff are hosting...

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Pay Utility Bill by April 1 to Avoid Penalties

Port Coquitlam property owners are reminded that utility bills are due April 1 and can be paid online. By now all properties should have received their 2019 bills, which include charges for water and sewer services. Residents who have not received their bills by mail,...

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Safety, Recreation and Infrastructure the Target of 2019 Budget

Port Coquitlam will kick off public consultation Mar. 4 for its 2019 budget, which invests in new RCMP officers, recreation, community events and infrastructure.  The draft $106-million operating budget would increase Port Coquitlam property taxes by 2.99 per cent for...

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Mayor Announces Advisors for Citizen Roundtable

After a thorough review process, Port Coquitlam Mayor West named the 17 members selected for the new Mayor’s Citizen Advisory Roundtable on Tuesday. “I want to thank everyone who applied as it shows there is a huge appetite by our citizens to be involved in our...

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Port Coquitlam Approves Cannabis Retail Regulations

Port Coquitlam will begin to accept applications for proposed cannabis retail outlets on Feb. 6, after hearing from the public and adopting new regulations Tuesday night. On Feb. 5, Port Coquitlam City Council updated the zoning bylaw to allow the city to consider...

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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)