Media Centre

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

Secure Your Spot at PoCo Biz Alley at May Days – May 11

Port Coquitlam businesses are invited to secure their spot at the fifth annual PoCo Biz Alley on Saturday, May 11.   Biz Alley provides local businesses with an opportunity to showcase their products and services to the thousands of people who attend the annual May...

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Input Sought on Regulations to Support City Rental Housing

Port Coquitlam residents, landlords and others will have the chance to comment Mar. 26 on proposed regulations intended to support rental housing in the city. The proposed amendments to the Business Bylaw, which received the first three of four readings on Mar. 12,...

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Upgrades to Fox Park Playground Underway

With the weather improving, construction work starts this week to upgrade the playground at Fox Park. The new playground will provide additional play and social gathering opportunities for children and families living in the area. The park is being upgraded as the...

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Pilot Leash-Optional Areas Open in Port Coquitlam Apr. 1

Starting on Apr. 1, Port Coquitlam dog owners will have two more places to play with their pets off-leash. Skyline and Chelsea Parks are the selected locations for the city’s one-year pilot of leash-optional areas – unfenced park spaces shared by the general public...

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Get Funding and Help for Your Project in Port Coquitlam

The City of Port Coquitlam is now accepting the applications for the following two grant programs. Self-Help Matching Grant Program – Application Deadline – April 1 Non-profit Port Coquitlam organizations, including sport, arts, environmental, parent/teacher and...

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Give Your Feedback on Port Coquitlam Budget by Mar. 25

Port Coquitlam taxpayers have until Mar. 25 to provide feedback on a draft city budget that focuses on core services while making investments for a more safe, family-friendly and livable community. Property owners will receive budget highlights in the mail starting...

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City Pays Tribute to Longtime Former Councillor Forrest

Life-long Port Coquitlam resident and former City Councillor Mike Forrest was honoured last week with the Freedom of the City and a dedicated walkway featuring one of his favourite views. The City of Port Coquitlam has renamed the Citadel Landing boardwalk along the...

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Port Coquitlam Adopts New Tree Bylaw

Port Coquitlam has adopted new regulations that promote more trees being planted and enhance tree protection and management in the community. The adoption of a new tree bylaw Feb. 26 follows the two-year Let’s Talk Trees campaign, which consulted the community and...

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Mark Your Calendar – PoCo Grand Prix is Back on July 12

Mark your calendar for Friday, July 12, when downtown Port Coquitlam will once again play host to world-class cyclists racing at up to 63 kilometres per hour and a free, family-friendly street festival. In the past three years, the PoCo Grand Prix sponsored by...

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Port Coquitlam Stands for Kindness on Feb. 27

Port Coquitlam will take a stand against bullying on Feb. 27 with a free breakfast, activities and resources aimed at raising awareness and providing tools to address bullying and promote the importance of choosing kindness. The City’s Youth Services staff are hosting...

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Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications & Admin Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5335 Cel 604.218.0533

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Port Coquitlam BC
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