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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Major McAllister Avenue Project Takes Step Forward

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – July 15, 2020… More progress has been made on a major housing and commercial project expected to kick off the transformation of McAllister Avenue and Port Coquitlam’s downtown. Tuesday, the Committee of Council approved in principal a five-storey...

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Check Out Port Coquitlam’s All-New PoCoMap

Port Coquitlam has launched a new, user friendly version of its interactive online mapping tool, PoCoMap. PoCoMap provides access to a wide variety of property, utility and City infrastructure information from almost any phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. The...

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Port Coquitlam Ramps Up Bear Safety Measures

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – July 8, 2020… With reports of increased bear sightings, Port Coquitlam is ramping up its education and enforcement efforts. Starting next week, the city’s Ambassador will be out in the community performing waste cart audits to ensure residents and...

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OUTDOOR FITNESS CLASSES START JULY 6 IN PORT COQUITLAM

Port Coquitlam, BC, July 2, 2020. . . Fitness enthusiasts will soon have more options to exercise, with outdoor fitness classes starting in Port Coquitlam on July 6. In line with B.C.’s Restart Plan, the city is offering a selection of $5 registered fitness classes in...

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PUBLIC ADVISED TO USE CAUTION ALONG THE FRASER RIVER

The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the lower Fraser River. This means river levels are rising or expected to rise rapidly, but no major flooding is expected. Minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible. The public is advised to...

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RESPONSIBLE DRINKING PILOT BEGINS AT SEVEN CITY PARKS

Port Coquitlam, BC, June 26, 2020. . . Adults can enjoy a cold brew – legally and responsibly – at seven Port Coquitlam parks. At a special meeting yesterday, Council finalized the regulatory changes to permit a four-month pilot project allowing responsible liquor...

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ARBITRATOR RULING UPHOLDS FIVE OF SIX TERMINATIONS

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – June 18, 2020… An arbitrator has upheld the City of Port Coquitlam’s position to dismiss five of six employees terminated in 2018 for being involved in selling new and used copper. Arbitrator Ken Saunders released his ruling Wednesday on CUPE...

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REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 19 FOR OUTDOOR POOLS IN PORT COQUITLAM

Registration for outdoor aquatic programs opens up on June 19 for Port Coquitlam residents and June 22 for the general public. In line with B.C.’s Restart Plan, the city is opening Robert Hope and Centennial Outdoor pools on July 2 and offering a modified selection of...

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FAVOURITES RETURN FOR PORT COQUITLAM CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Port Coquitlam, BC, June 17, 2020. . . Entertainment, family activities, the firefighters’ barbecue and other traditional favourites will return for Port Coquitlam’s reimagined Canada Day event. The community is invited to join in a day of family fun July 1 through...

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Contact

Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications & Admin Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5335 Cel 604.218.0533
Email purewalp@portcoquitlam.ca

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)