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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Responsible Drinking Coming to More Port Coquitlam Parks

PORT COQUITLAM, BC, Feb. 17, 2021. . . Adults will be able to drink responsibly in 10 Port Coquitlam parks this year, based on the success of last year’s pilot project. Last year, Port Coquitlam was among the first cities in Metro Vancouver to allow responsible...

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Port Coquitlam Rolls Out Large Item Pickup Starting this Spring

PORT COQUITLAM TO ROLL OUT LARGE ITEM PICKUP STARTING THIS SPRING PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Feb. 11, 2021… Port Coquitlam residents will soon have a free, convenient way to properly dispose of furniture, appliances and other large items. This spring, Port Coquitlam will...

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Prairie Avenue Upgrades East of Coast Meridian to Begin

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Feb. 8, 2021…Construction on Prairie Avenue is set to start this spring and be completed by the end of the year which will improve safety and access along the important north Port Coquitlam connector. Taking place between Coast Meridian Road and...

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Get Active For Family Day and Stay Active This Winter

Port Coquitlam residents looking for safe ways to be active for Family Day on February 15 can sign up for the activities the City has planned. All programs have appropriate COVID-19 safety protocols and physical distancing measures in place. Family Day activities...

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Port Coquitlam Strengthens Smoking Bylaws

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Jan. 27, 2021 … Port Coquitlam is strengthening its regulations to better protect both adults and children from second-hand smoke indoors, on the street and in vehicles. Yesterday, Council gave first three readings to amendments to the City’s...

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Be Winter Ready – Get Prepared for Winter Weather

With snow in the forecast for the weekend, the City of Port Coquitlam is ready for winter weather and is reminding residents to be prepared for winter weather – from ice and snow, heavy rains to wind and power outages. City snow and ice removal  The City’s snow and...

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Community Centre on Track for Completion This Fall

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – Jan. 21, 2021… The construction of the bright, modern community centre in downtown Port Coquitlam is on track for completion this fall.  City Council toured the work zone this week for the 205,000-square-foot (19,000-square-metre) Port Coquitlam...

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Sign Up For Let’s Talk PoCo To Have Your Say – And Win!

Interested in providing meaningful input on key City of Port Coquitlam decisions? Residents, businesses and other Port Coquitlam stakeholders who sign up by Jan. 31 for Let’s Talk PoCo – the City’s new interactive online public consultation platform – will be entered...

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree Over the Holidays – Jan. 9-10

Once the holiday season is behind us, Port Coquitlam residents can recycle their Christmas tree, at the City of Port Coquitlam’s annual Tree Chipping on January 9-10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port Coquitlam Fire Hall #1, (1725 Broadway St.). There is a $5 minimum...

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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)