2018 Port Coquitlam Election Information

The 2018 Port Coquitlam Municipal election will be held on Saturday, October 20th to elect one mayor, six councillors and two school trustees. Port Coquitlam's...

PoCo Emergency Support Services Finalist for International Award

The Port Coquitlam Emergency Services Program has been honoured as a finalist for an international award through DRII (Disaster Recovery Institute International). This award is...

Art Knapp Buildings Not Up to Code?

UPDATE: The issue was deferred to the May 8 city council meeting. The owner of a popular garden store in Port Coquitlam continues to maintain...

Give Port Coquitlam Your ‘Pawsition’ on Shared Off-Leash Areas

Port Coquitlam residents and park users have until Sept. 24 to give their “pawsition” on adding shared off-leash areas to select parks and trails. To...

Mayor Moore Likes New Rental Zoning

Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore headed a UBCM housing committee that recommended the province give municipalities rental-only zoning powers. “I’m glad they listened to us,”...

Use Caution Along Fraser River During Freshet Season

The public is advised to use caution along the Fraser River and other watercourses as the BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High...

PoCo Public Works Open House

Family Fun and Insider’s Look at Public Works at May 26 Open House Curious about how water gets from the reservoir to your tap? Want...

Separating Roads from Rails

The Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure for the Port of Vancouver in British ColumbiaFrançais The quality of Canada's transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the...

Budget Meets Priorities While Keeping Taxes Down

Port Coquitlam’s 2018 budget is responding to citizen requests for road improvements while keeping taxes down for residents and businesses. Council recently amended the draft...

Get Ready to Vote for the Civic Election on October 20

Port Coquitlam residents will select a mayor, councillors and school trustees on October 20. Residents have until August 28 to make sure they’re on the Voter’s List...

Recycle Drop-Off Day in Port Coquitlam Apr. 21

Port Coquitlam residents doing their spring cleaning will be able to drop off plastic bags, glass containers, electronics, small appliances and other recyclables at...

City Fires 7 Staff for Decade Long Theft

TRI-CITY NEWS EXCLUSIVE: PoCo fires 7 employees for alleged theft scheme that lasted 10 years The coordinated scam had been going on for a decade,...

Port Coquitlam Liquor Store Tops in Flood Relief

Thanks to the generosity of BC Liquor Stores customers across the province, almost $66,000 in donations were collected for the Canadian Red Cross appeal...

Bigger, safer Irvine Elementary on the way

Students at École Irvine Elementary school can look forward to learning in a new seismically safe school, Minister of Education Rob Fleming announced today. “Students,...

New Capital Plan Renews Infrastructure and Improves Service

Port Coquitlam gave the go-ahead this week to almost $87 million in capital projects over the next two years that will protect its infrastructure...

Port Coquitlam city council votes unanimously to move “The Alex” forward

We are thrilled to announce that Port Coquitlam city council voted unanimously to move The Alex project forward, approving third reading at its Public...

Share Your Thoughts on Cannabis Retail Sales by Oct. 1

How should Port Coquitlam regulate retail sales of cannabis? With the Cannabis Act set to take effect Oct. 17, the city is consulting the public during...

Compare Your Taxes to Other Metro Vancouver Cities

The Vancouver Sun has an article and map comparing taxes and user fees for Metro Vancouver Cities since the 2014 election. How do your taxes...

Donald Street Pathway Opening Celebration

Port Coquitlam residents and politicians came out on Oct. 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. to check out the third phase extension of the...

Coquitlam and PoCo Differ on Homeless Shelter

The opening of the homeless shelter at 3030 Gordon on the border of Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam has brought challenges for both communities. Residents who...

Families, Renters Benefit From Policy and Bylaw Update

Port Coquitlam has updated its bylaws and policies to boost the city’s supply of affordable and family-oriented housing. Tuesday night, City Council adopted a new...
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Events

2018 CP Holiday Train celebrates 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for...

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will soon set out once again to entertain hundreds of thousands of people, celebrating 20 years of collecting...

An Evening with Margaret Trudeau: Changing My Mind

Coquitlam Continuing Education in partnership with the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is proud to present, "An Evening with Margaret Trudeau". Margaret Trudeau is a Canadian...

Donald Street Pathway Opening Celebration

Port Coquitlam residents and politicians came out on Oct. 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. to check out the third phase extension of the...