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 Protects Taxpayers With Reasonable 2023 Budget

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Feb. 28, 2023… Port Coquitlam residents are invited to have their say from now until March 26 on the City’s draft 2023 budget, which makes investments in safety, housing and other priorities with one of the region’s lowest planned tax increases....

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2023 Utility Payments Due March 31

Port Coquitlam property owners will be receiving their 2023 utility bill this week and payment is due March 31. The utility bill is sent out each year to pay for water and sewer services. These levies are flat annual fees based on the services provided to the...

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75 Days To The City’s Annual May Days Spring Festival

Port Coquitlam will be the place to be this spring. Centennial preparations are already well underway, with a variety of activities for the 100th May Days week-long event from May 5-13, 2023. Many residents and visitors have great memories of the annual PoCo Spring...

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Be Bear Aware And Safe – Secure Waste And Attractants

It is that time of year again, as we get closer to spring arriving, an increase in bear sightings will begin. Port Coquitlam residents and businesses are reminded to secure their waste and remove other attractants. Bears emerge from hibernation typically between...

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Port Coquitlam Stands For Kindness On Feb. 22

Port Coquitlam will take a stand against bullying on Feb. 22 with activities and resources aimed at raising awareness and providing tools to address bullying and promote the importance of choosing kindness. Activities Include: Create origami hearts in the lobby or...

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Celebrate Family Day in Port Coquitlam

​Port Coquitlam has a number of fun activities planned if you’re looking for something to do with your family on Family Day – Monday, February 20. Family Day drop-in activities include skating, swimming, performances and more. There is something for all ages and...

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Spring 2023 Program Registration Opens Feb. 21

The Spring 2023 season is almost here, and it is time to spring into motion with the wide variety of programs for all ages that encourages Port Coquitlam residents to move, create and connect. Port Coquitlam residents are invited to register for spring programming on...

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Mayor’s Citizen Advisory Roundtable Begins Fourth Term

Eighteen people have been selected who will play a role in shaping the City’s future by bringing their experiences, ideas and perspectives for the community on the Mayor’s Citizen Advisory Roundtable’s (MCAR) fourth year. The Mayor’s Citizen Advisory Roundtable (MCAR)...

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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)