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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City of Port Coquitlam to Begin Search for New CAO

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Oct. 14, 2020… The City of Port Coquitlam is recruiting for a new Chief Administrative Officer to replace CAO Kristen Dixon, who will leave her post at the end of the year. After seven years with the city including two years as its most senior...

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Drop, Cover and Hold On October 15 For ShakeOut BC

Residents across the City of Port Coquitlam are encouraged to join in the largest earthquake drill in BC history on October 15 at 10:15 a.m. for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut. Organized by the BC Earthquake Alliance Society, ShakeOut BC provides residents with...

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Be Bear Aware and Safe – Secure Waste and Attractants

With reports of increased bear sightings, Port Coquitlam residents and businesses are reminded to secure their waste and remove other attractants. Bylaw Services staff are working with the provincial Conservation Office to track bear activity and conducting proactive...

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City Extends Outdoor Spaces Program to Support Businesses

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Sept. 24, 2020… Port Coquitlam restaurants and businesses can continue to serve customers in outdoor spaces such as streets and sidewalks until end of October 2021. Tuesday night, City Council agreed to extend a program it introduced in May that...

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Registered Fitness and Skating Opening Soon in Port Coquitlam

Residents can soon return to Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC) for pre-registered skating, strength training and fitness classes. Pre-registered weight room access begins Sept. 21 and public skating on Sept. 26, followed by pre-registered fitness classes on Oct....

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Partial Reopening of Port Coquitlam Facilities Begins Sept. 8

Port Coquitlam, BC, Aug. 24, 2020. . . Enhanced public health measures will be in place when Port Coquitlam reopens select facilities starting in September for activities such as tax payments, Council meetings and some recreational uses. The city is finalizing its...

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Scenic Photos Sought For 2021 Calendar and Street Banners

Have you been spending more time exploring Port Coquitlam’s natural spaces with your camera during the pandemic? Submit your best photos to the city by Sept. 30 for a chance to see them in the community calendar and lining local streets next year. Scenic, impactful...

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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)