Media Centre

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

Centennial Pool Reopening for Summer Swimming Season

The countdown is on for the official opening of Centennial Pool – Port Coquitlam’s largest outdoor pool – right in time for summer. The newly renovated pool and washroom building will officially open on June 27, with grand opening celebrations taking place during the...

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Kids Can Try Out a Pro Cycling Track on July 12

Kids ages 3 to 12 can see what it’s like to be a professional cyclist in downtown Port Coquitlam on July 12 during the PoCo Grand Prix, presented by Dominion Lending Centres. Registration opens June 1 for the Kids’ Race – a free, fun and non-competitive event...

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Be Fire Smart and Safe This Summer

Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents of the fire risks associated with the summer weather. To help keep Port Coquitlam parks and trails safe this summer season, residents and visitors are reminded of the following. Outdoor burning There...

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Volunteer Spots Available for PoCo Grand Prix

Volunteer positions are still available for people age 15 and up who want to be part of the action at the PoCo Grand Prix on July 12. Presented by Dominion Lending Centres, the PoCo Grand Prix attracts thousands of people to downtown Port Coquitlam for a day of sport,...

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Act Now to Address Chafer Beetle Damage

Birds and animals are once again tearing up lawns digging for Chafer beetle larvae, prompting the cities of Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody to remind residents of available resources to help reclaim their yards. Each City provides online resources to...

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Volunteers Needed For City’s Repair Café Program

Are you handy with fixing or repurposing old appliances or furniture? Do you like to sew? Do you not like tossing away items that can be re-used? The City of Port Coquitlam is looking for people like you to volunteer for their new Repair Cafés program. Repair Cafés...

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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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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)