Media Centre

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

Construction Begins on Spray Zone at Castle Park

Construction has begun on a new spray park and other improvements to Castle Park that will be ready for use this summer. Set to open in early August, the project will add a new 375-square-metre (4,000-square-foot) spray park to one of Port Coquitlam’s largest parks,...

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New Officer-in-Charge Named for Coquitlam RCMP

PORT COQUITLAM, BC, May 2, 2019– Inspector Annette Fellner has officially been appointed as the new Officer-In Charge for the Coquitlam RCMP. Insp. Fellner brings with her 23 years of policing experience with the RCMP, most recently as the Officer-in-Charge at the...

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Celebrate The Completion Of Fox Park Playground On May 1

Port Coquitlam, BC – April 24, 2019… Residents are invited to celebrate the opening ofPort Coquitlam’s latest fully accessible playground at Fox Park. Set for May 1 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., the celebration will include a ribbon cutting, light refreshments and...

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Help Keep Bears Away – Secure Waste and Attractants

With reports of bear sightings, the City of Port Coquitlam is advising residents to secure their garbage and other attractants to help keep bears out of neighbourhoods. Residents and businesses can do their part by following the City’s garbage regulations and avoid a...

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Port Coquitlam’s 2019 Budget Meets Key Community Needs

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – April 17, 2019… Port Coquitlam is moving ahead with a 2019 budget that addresses key community needs such as infrastructure, safety and recreation.  The $106-million budget, scheduled for adoption on May 14, includes a 2.99 per cent municipal tax...

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Grant Will Fund Child Care Action Plan In Port Coquitlam

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – April 17, 2019… The City of Port Coquitlam will soon begin work on an action plan to facilitate the creation of more child care spaces in the community, after receiving a $25,000 provincial grant. The Community Child Care Planning Program grant –...

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Four Cannabis Retail Outlets In Port Coquitlam To Be Considered

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – April 17, 2019…Four proposed cannabis retail outlets have passed the first hurdle in Port Coquitlam’s extensive vetting process. Tuesday, Port Coquitlam’s Committee of Council selected four proposals – all for commercial areas and each offering...

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Sign up by April 17 for City-Wide Garage Sale

The City of Port Coquitlam’s City-wide garage sale is coming up on April 27, giving residents a chance to declutter, make some cash and find a new home for reusable items. Held to coincide with Earth Week, the 11th annual event is part of the City’s ongoing...

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Be a Part of May Days in Port Coquitlam – May 3 to 11

Mark your calendar for May 3 to 11, when Port Coquitlam celebrates its 96th annual May Day Festival with free family activities, local culture, live entertainment and more. Dating back to 1923, May Days is Port Coquitlam’s annual spring festival. Thousands of people...

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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)