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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Media Inquiries

For media requests and inquiries please complete a media inquiry form here.

New Signs Enhance Marathon of Hope Tribute in Port Coquitlam

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – July 7, 2022… New educational signs installed this week are bringing greater meaning and significance to Port Coquitlam’s distinctive tribute to Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope. Last fall, the City unveiled a map of Fox’s epic 1980 journey and key...

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Pay Property Taxes By July 4 to Avoid Penalties

Port Coquitlam property owners must pay their property taxes by July 4, but they don’t have to wait in line to do so. By now all properties should have received their 2022 tax notices, which include information about how to pay property taxes and claim the Home Owner...

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City of Port Coquitlam Reminds Residents To Stay Cool and Safe

Port Coquitlam residents are being advised to stay cool and hydrated after a heat warning has been issued for the region. The City has compiled resources to help residents avoid preventable heat illnesses. For more information, visit To avoid...

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Summer Fun Kicks Off in Port Coquitlam As Wading Pools Open

​Splash into summer at Port Coquitlam’s outdoor pools and spray parks this summer. Starting today, June 22 Sun Valley and Routley wading pools are now open. Port Coquitlam children and youth can stay active and have fun over the summer by purchasing a summer...

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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. Watch for Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services staff and bylaw...

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WHL Set To Play Pre-Season Games At Jon Baillie Arena

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – June 17, 2022… The City of Port Coquitlam will host the Western Hockey League (WHL) pre-season game – Vancouver Giants vs. Prince George Cougars and Victoria Royals taking on the Cougars at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC) – Jon Baillie...

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City of Port Coquitlam Prepares for Potential Flooding

​Annually in May and June, British Columbia experiences a freshet. This occurs due to the combination of heightened precipitation during the Spring season and accumulated snow at higher elevations beginning to melt causing rivers to rise. Currently the City of Port...

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First Graduation for the City’s New Preschool Program

Port Coquitlam, BC – June 14, 2022…28 preschool children have graduated from the City’s new preschool program today that opened in October of 2021 at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (PCCC). The City Preschool – a City-run licensed preschool program for children...

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Ximena Ibacache
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
Tel: 604.927.5499

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)