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  1. Glass recycling

    Glass Recycling Collection Temporarily Suspended Due to Storm Impacts

    The City of Coquitlam has been informed that as of Monday, Nov. 22, Recycle BC is suspending curbside and multi-family glass recycling collection. Read on...
  2. Two women discuss and review a planning brochure at the City of Coquitlam

    Updated Coquitlam Policy Increases Support for Relocated Tenants

    More help is now available for tenants of Coquitlam rental buildings that are being redeveloped. Read on...
  3. Group of happy people in fitness studio wearing brightly coloured shirts

    Coquitlam Wants to Know: What Does Fitness Mean to You?

    Coquitlam is launching a new interactive fitness campaign to inspire and celebrate healthy living in the community. Read on...
  4. Yellow background with exclamation mark and text that says PSA

    Be Prepared: More Heavy Rain in the Forecast

    Coquitlam residents are encouraged to be prepared as the next storm system is forecast to arrive overnight Wednesday Read on...
  5. City of Coquitlam Public Works Crew member repairs a white City of Coquitlam-branded truck

    Coquitlam Approves Plans for Renewed Works Yard

    In order to meet the long-term service needs of the community, portions of Coquitlam’s Austin Works Yard will undergo a major renewal starting in early 2022. Read on...
  6. Adult and child pose with plant during volunteer planting event

    Coquitlam Parks Program and Staff Recognized by Provincial Awards

    Coquitlam has earned another feather in its cap with provincial awards for its Parks programs and staff. Read on...
  7. Image of cannabis plants

    Coquitlam Considers Cannabis Regulatory Framework

    Coquitlam is one step closer to regulating the growth and sale of cannabis in the community as the supporting bylaw changes move forward to a Public Hearing. Read on...
  8. Man stands in the newly renovated City Centre Aquatic Complex fitness centre

    City Centre Aquatic Complex Expansion Project Now Complete

    The renovation and expansion of the City Centre Aquatic Complex (CCAC) is now complete and the facility is fully reopened to the public. Read on...
  9. COVID-19 - Update

    Coquitlam Vaccination Requirement Update Following Latest Health Order Changes

    Following additional recent changes to the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) Order on Gatherings and Events, the City of Coquitlam has adjusted proof of vaccination requirements for certain recreation activities and events at civic facilities. Read on...
  10. Home Decor Wall at Maison Pretty Living

    Prizes, Gift Guide Featured in New Support Local Campaign

    Tourism Coquitlam is inviting residents and visitors to explore and support local businesses this holiday season. Read on...
  11. Volunteers installing lights and decorations

    Park Spark Light Brigade Seeking Volunteers

    Coquitlam is looking for community members, schools, organizations and businesses who want to help the City prepare the winter lights display for Lights at Lafarge. Read on...
  12. Coquitlam City Hall

    Coquitlam Reaches Settlement with CUPE Employees

    The City of Coquitlam and Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 386 have reached a settlement that provides a new Collective Agreement for the City’s CUPE workers. Read on...
  13. Woman with red shirt uses a cellphone

    UPDATED: City Phone Services Affected By Regional Outage

    Phone services for the City of Coquitlam have been restored following a temporary service outage that affected customers in Western Canada. Read on...
  14. Lafarge Lake Flooding

    Take Steps to Prevent Flooding During Heavy Rain

    Heavy rain continues in Coquitlam over the next several hours and residents are being asked to take steps to reduce the risk of flooding and stay safe. Read on...
  15. Winter Wise parking restrictions

    Now is the Time to Get Winter Wise

    With winter just around the corner, now is the time to make sure you are Winter Wise in Coquitlam. Read on...
  16. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, November 15, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  17. Conceptual drawing for future Hazel-Coy neighbourhood

    Public Feedback to Guide Draft Plan for Hazel-Coy Neighbourhood

    Feedback from hundreds of residents and other stakeholders earlier this year will help shape the draft plan and policies being developed for northeast Coquitlam’s Hazel-Coy neighbourhood. Read on...
  18. Painted poppies outside Coquitlam City Hall

    Coquitlam Helps Support Physically-distant Remembrance Day

    Coquitlam residents are encouraged to honour veterans in meaningful ways this Remembrance Day. Read on...
  19. COVID-19 - Update

    Coquitlam Follows Health Order Update on Vaccination Requirements for Gatherings and Events

    Following changes to the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) Order on Gatherings and Events, the City of Coquitlam has adjusted proof of vaccination requirements for certain recreation activities and events at civic facilities. Read on...
  20. Man shoveling snow from City sidewalk

    Snow Angels Return to Coquitlam

    Snow can be fun for some and a challenge for others. The City of Coquitlam is currently recruiting volunteer Snow Angels, neighbours who can lend a helping hand this winter by assisting those who are unable to clear their City sidewalks. Read on...
  21. Coquitlam City Centre

    Stability, Sustainability Are Keys to Coquitlam Proposed Budget

    Maintaining core service levels while ensuring long-term financial sustainability and stability in property tax rates, as well as the ability to respond to emerging priorities, is the focus for Coquitlam’s proposed 2022 budget. Read on...
  22. Toilet Rebate water-efficient

    Update Your Old Toilet for a $100 Rebate in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam is offering homeowners a $100 rebate for updating their old water-guzzling toilets. Read on...
  23. TCP South Washroom - News Flash Image

    New Washroom Option for Lafarge Lake Visitors

    A convenient new public washroom is now available for visitors to Lafarge Lake at the south end of Town Centre Park. Read on...
  24. Two kids jumping

    Coquitlam Advances Plans to Expand Crunch Trail

    Following extensive public feedback and technical work, the City of Coquitlam is advancing plans to extend the popular Coquitlam Crunch Trail. Read on...
  25. Three kids skating with instructor

    Changes to Program Registration for Winter 2022

    Coquitlam’s Winter 2022 Program Registration will now be separated into two registration periods, one for swimming and skating activities and one for general recreation. Read on...
  26. Hazardous trees

    Hazardous Tree Removal around Lafarge Lake

    Portions of the Lafarge Lake Loop trail in Town Centre Park will be temporarily closed from Monday, Oct. 25 to Friday Oct. 29 for annual hazardous tree removal work. Read on...
  27. News Flash

    Coquitlam Double Vaccination Requirements Follow PHO Orders

    As of Oct. 24, the City of Coquitlam, following Provincial Health Officer (PHO) orders, will require proof of full vaccination (two shots) for access to certain activities and events. Read on...
  28. Volunteers, Coquitlam in Bloom,

    Award Recognizes Coquitlam Community Support and Involvement

    Coquitlam’s efforts to support the community through the pandemic and to provide opportunities for citizen involvement have earned it another national Communities in Bloom award. Read on...
  29. Pumpkin sparkler

    City of Coquitlam Tips for a Safe and Fun Halloween

    With Halloween quickly approaching, Coquitlam is reminding residents about guidelines for fireworks and safety tips. Read on...
  30. NECC Site Fit Concept

    Building Program Unveiled for Northeast Coquitlam Community Centre

    Planning for a new community centre in Northeast Coquitlam continues to move forward with the release of the building program and site-fit concept for the proposed 430-square-metre (80,000-square-foot) facility. Read on...
  31. Staff looking at plans

    Online Services Grow as Coquitlam Improves Development Processes

    More online services and other improvements are in the works in Coquitlam to support housing and other important construction projects. Read on...
  32. Adult holding plates of food

    Coquitlam Celebrates Small Businesses

    This week marks Small Business Week – an annual celebration of entrepreneurship organized by the Business Development Bank of Canada. Read on...
  33. Parent and child by salmon sculpture

    Welcome Back Salmon with Pre-registered and Self-guided Fun

    Coquitlam residents are invited to welcome the salmon back to local spawning grounds with a free outdoor celebration on Oct. 24 and fun self-guided activities. Read on...
  34. Family mixing science experiments

    Mask and BC Vaccine Card Requirements for Coquitlam Recreation

    Effective immediately, masks are mandatory for anyone five years and older when visiting indoor public spaces. Read on...
  35. Gathering leaves

    Extra Yard Trimmings Collection for Fall Leaves

    As fall yard clean up gets underway, the City is offering its seasonal unlimited curbside collection of fallen leaves, yard waste and other yard trimmings. Read on...
  36. Meal from a local restaurant

    Submit Your Small Business Profile to Coquitlam

    As Small Business Week approaches, Coquitlam is inviting its small businesses to share their story. Read on...
  37. Volunteers at Environmental Volunteer Celebration 2021

    Coquitlam Celebrates its Environmental Volunteers

    Coquitlam’s streams, trails and natural spaces are safeguarded by hundreds of people who help conserve and enhance the environment every year. Read on...
  38. Coquitlam City Hall

    Volunteer for 2022 Coquitlam Advisory Committees and Library Board

    Are you interested in volunteering your time, sharing your expertise and helping your community? Read on...
  39. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, October 18, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  40. Environmental Sustainability Plan - recycling, bicycle, natural green space

    Last Week to Provide Feedback on Coquitlam's Environmental Strategy

    This is the last week to provide feedback on Coquitlam’s draft Environmental Sustainability Plan (ESP). Read on...
  41. Finger pressing button on smoke alarm

    Learn the Sounds of Home Fire Safety with Your Family

    This year's Fire Prevention Week campaign is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety,” to educate people about the sounds their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors make. Read on...
  42. CSRP - Non-Profit Support Wordmark Newsflash

    Fall Workshops Offered to Support Community Non-profits

    Coquitlam’s Community Volunteer Support program has several workshops planned this fall to support local non-profits. Read on...
  43. Adult and child swimming

    Swimmers Welcomed Back to CCAC Oct. 4

    Swimmers will be welcomed back to Coquitlam’s City Centre Aquatic Complex on Oct. 4 after its annual maintenance shutdown. Read on...
  44. Neighbourhood Small Grants News Flash, community grant, woman in hat painting fence

    Grants Available for Coquitlam Neighbourhood Projects

    Applications for Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) between $50 and $500 will be accepted at neighbourhoodsmallgrants.ca from Sept. 30 to Nov. 15 through a new partnership between the City of Coquitlam, Coquitlam Foundation and Vancouver Foundation. Read on...
  45. Lougheed Burquitlam Neighbourhood

    Revised Transportation Network Approved for Oakdale

    A revised transportation network is coming for the Oakdale neighbourhood as Coquitlam Council approved amendments to the Citywide Official Community Plan Monday evening. Read on...
  46. Hands holding a house

    Help Us Better Understand Housing Needs in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam residents, businesses and non-profit housing partners are invited to provide feedback to support the development of a Housing Needs Report for the community. Read on...
  47. Spani Outdoor Pool

    Provincial and Federal Grants Fund Coquitlam Priorities

    Coquitlam’s successful grant requests are funneling millions in provincial and federal funding into important community projects. Read on...
  48. Robinson Cemetery Improvements 2021 Newsflash

    Park and Public Space Upgrades Roll Out in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam rolled out a number of upgrades this summer to parks, recreation and public amenities, and residents can expect more in the months ahead. Read on...
  49. Citizen Budget Newsflash

    Last Chance for Input on Coquitlam’s 2022 Budget

    This is the last week to provide feedback on Coquitlam’s 2022 budget. Read on...
  50. Adopt-a-Catch Basin City program

    Help Keep Streams and Streets Safe by Adopting a Catch Basin

    Coquitlam residents and businesses are invited to do their part to help protect local streams and their neighbourhood by adopting a catch basin. Read on...
  51. Bear eating from bird feeder

    Secure Attractants as Bears Prepare to Den for the Winter

    Coquitlam is asking residents and businesses to make sure their property isn’t a source of food for bears this fall as they fatten up for winter. Read on...
  52. Happy man using smartphone

    Citizen Satisfaction Survey: Coquitlam Residents Highly Satisfied

    The results of Coquitlam’s annual Citizen Satisfaction Survey are in and demonstrate that residents remain very highly satisfied with civic services. Read on...
  53. Culture Days 2021, Street Dance, Dance Battle, dancers

    Celebrate Culture Days at Coquitlam’s Street Dance Battle

    Watch street dancers battle it out at Town Centre Park on Sunday, Sept. 26 – and learn a few moves yourself – as Coquitlam celebrates Culture Days from 2 to 4 p.m. on the TD Community Plaza stage Read on...
  54. Adult holding plates of food

    Coquitlam Launches Business E-Newsletter

    Coquitlam businesses that want to stay in the know can sign up now for the City’s new quarterly email newsletter launching Sept. 28. Read on...
  55. Family mixing science experiments

    Register for November and December Recreation Programs on Sept. 22

    Registration for Coquitlam’s November and December recreation programs begins Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 8:30 a.m. Read on...
  56. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, September 27, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  57. Fresh Produce Delivery - newsflash

    Fresh Produce Delivery Supports Child & Youth Wellness Programs

    Starting today, a new pilot program will deliver weekly fresh fruits and vegetables to City of Coquitlam youth centres. Read on...
  58. Meals for Seniors Volunteer

    Coquitlam Receives Award for Pandemic Relief Program

    Coquitlam’s broad-based multi-million-dollar pandemic relief program was recognized with an award from B.C.’s local governments. Read on...
  59. Newsflash - Crunch Parking Lot

    Expanded Parking Part of Latest Improvements at the Crunch

    The latest improvements at the Coquitlam Crunch opened this week, including a paved and expanded parking lot and improved trail connections. Read on...
  60. Environmental Sustainability Plan - recycling, bicycle, natural green space

    Coquitlam Seeks Feedback on Draft Environmental Strategy

    Coquitlam is seeking public feedback on the community’s first draft Environmental Sustainability Plan. Read on...
  61. COVID-19 - Update

    Vaccine Requirements for Coquitlam Recreation Activities

    Starting on Monday, Sept. 13, proof of vaccination will be required for entry to certain places and programs in Coquitlam, as outlined by the provincial government. Read on...
  62. Indigenous Art

    Coquitlam Will Recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    On Sept. 30, 2021, Coquitlam will honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to acknowledge the impact of residential schools on Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Read on...
  63. Cannabis

    Coquitlam Moves Forward with Draft Cannabis Regulations

    Coquitlam will consider new proposed regulations for cannabis businesses this fall, intended to promote economic development while minimizing potential impacts on the community. Read on...
  64. Ambassadors rolling out fire assessment program

    Home Wildfire Risk Assessments Offered by New Program

    FireSmart™ Ambassadors will begin knocking on doors next week as part of a new wildfire-prevention program rolling out across Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Anmore and Belcarra. Read on...
  65. Coquitlam Bylaw Officer at an Elementary School

    Road Safety Tips as Students Head Back to School

    Coquitlam’s Bylaw Enforcement team is sharing road safety tips to keep all pedestrians and motorists safe as students head back to school next week. Read on...
  66. Crane on a development site

    Coquitlam Receives UBCM Grant for New Development and Building Permit Application Portal

    The City will receive a $465,000 contribution from the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) towards a new online portal for development and building permit applications. Read on...
  67. Kids ice skating

    More Recreation Opportunities Coming in September

    Coquitlam is on track to roll out more recreation opportunities in September while continuing to prioritize public health and meet all COVID-19 health protocols. Read on...
  68. Citizen Budget Newsflash

    Share Your Input for the City’s 2022 Budget

    The City will be preparing its 2022 budget this fall and is seeking public input through our online budget consultation tool. Read on...
  69. Family swimming at Eagle Ridge Pool

    Additional Swimming Options Provided During CCAC Shutdown

    Swimmers will have extra options in Coquitlam when the City Centre Aquatic Complex (CCAC) closes Sept. 7 to Oct. 3 for annual maintenance. Read on...
  70. Adults at Glen Pine Pavilion

    Improved Recreation Financial Assistance Available Sept. 1

    Accessing financial support for recreation services will be easier than ever in Coquitlam as of September. Read on...
  71. Poirier Forum

    Activities Set to Return to Poirier Facilities in Late September

    Coquitlam is preparing for the return of its Poirier facilities to recreation use after the Fraser Health vaccination clinic wraps up Sept. 3. Read on...
  72. Child playing in tot lot

    Register Now for Fall Early Years Programs

    Curious and active preschoolers will find plenty of opportunities to learn, create, move and play in Coquitlam this fall. Read on...
  73. An person places a dot to indicate their support for a draft principle of the City Centre Area Plan

    Help Build a Community Engagement Strategy for Coquitlam

    Your feedback is needed to help Coquitlam develop a Community Engagement Strategy that will guide how the public is involved in decisions for the community. Read on...
  74. Coquitlam in Bloom Pollinators banner boy smiling garden bees

    Coquitlam Offers Fun Ways to Support Pollinators

    Coquitlam residents can have fun while helping to support pollinators this summer through pop-up events, selfie-stations, volunteer activities and more. Read on...
  75. Meals for Seniors Update

    Coquitlam Continues Meals for Seniors into Fall

    Coquitlam will continue to support isolated seniors with a modified Meals for Seniors program into fall 2021. Read on...
  76. Kaleidoscope Arts Festival culture The Kwerks music

    Enjoy Arts, Culture and More at this Weekend’s Kaleidoscope Festival

    Live music, opportunities to move and create, cultural performances, an eye-popping laser cirque show and more are just days away at this weekend’s Kaleidoscope Arts Festival in Coquitlam. Read on...
  77. Eagleridge Outdoor Pool Diving Boards

    Coquitlam Outdoor Pools Closed to the Public on Select Dates

    Both of Coquitlam’s outdoor pools will be host to a number of sporting events over the next two weeks; resulting in cancellations of public swimming opportunities. Read on...
  78. A rendering of the future YMCA community centre in Burquitlam

    Unique public-private-non-profit partnership delivers a new master-planned community in Coquitlam

    As the result of a unique partnership between Concert, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver and the City of Coquitlam, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Heart of Burquitlam, a new master-planned community. Read on...
  79. Spani Outdoor Pool

    Canada and British Columbia invest to expand and update the Spani Outdoor Pool Complex in Coquitlam

    The governments of Canada and British Columbia continue to invest in local infrastructure during this unprecedented time to meet the needs of communities across the province, enhance people’s quality of life, and support economic recovery from COVID-19. Read on...
  80. Public Service Advisory

    Cooling Centres and Clean Air Spaces Open in Coquitlam

    In response to the current Extreme Heat Alert, Coquitlam has opened three locations as Cooling Centres and Clean Air Spaces to provide relief from heat and wildfire smoke expected to affect our area this weekend. Read on...
  81. Summer Concert Series John Welsh Los Valientes Raincity

    Two More Summer Concerts to Enjoy Online Starting Aug. 20

    Live concert videos featuring John Welsh & Los Valientes and Raincity will soon be available for free streaming through Coquitlam’s Summer Concert Series. Read on...
  82. ONE PASS Image

    Coquitlam Re-launches Drop-in Discount Passes in September

    Coquitlam will re-launch an updated discount ONE PASS program next month, as more of the City’s drop-in activities begin to return to normal. Read on...
  83. Kaleidoscope News

    Experience the Arts at Kaleidoscope Festival Aug. 28 and 29

    Celebrate arts and culture in Coquitlam when the Kaleidoscope Arts Festival returns Aug. 28 and 29 with both pre-registered and drop-in experiences for all ages. Read on...
  84. Town Centre Park Spray Park - Newsflash

    Where to Stay Cool in Coquitlam During Hot Weather

    With more hot weather on the way this week, Coquitlam is reminding residents where to stay cool. Read on...
  85. An image of Blue Mountain Park showing trees, the spray park and the wading pool

    Help Plan for the Future of Blue Mountain Park

    Park users, neighbours and other interested members of the public are invited to join the process to help plan for the future of Coquitlam’s Blue Mountain Park. Read on...
  86. Exterior of Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex

    Drop-in Recreation Opportunities Return to Coquitlam Aug. 9

    Starting Aug. 9, residents may once again spontaneously drop by select Coquitlam recreation facilities to swim or skate, lift weights or shoot some hoops. Read on...
  87. Sports Fair News

    Coquitlam Sports Fair Returns Aug. 21

    Coquitlam residents of all ages can learn about local sports opportunities, test their skills and play sports games on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the City’s popular Sports Fair. Read on...
  88. Fire Truck Newsflash

    Be a Help, Not a Hindrance at Emergency Scenes

    When an emergency takes place nearby, you can help responders do their job and keep everyone safe by staying clear and following instructions. Read on...
  89. Public Service Advisory

    Coquitlam Facilities Prepared to Provide Clean Air When Needed

    As wildfires continue to affect air quality this summer, Coquitlam facilities are upgraded and prepared to offer Clean Air Spaces if needed. Read on...
  90. News Flash Events

    Coquitlam Welcomes Back Community Events

    Coquitlam is inviting event organizers to apply to use City parks for their activities and events. Read on...
  91. Newflash Block Parties

    Coquitlam Doubles Grants for Block Parties in 2021

    Coquitlam has doubled its typical Block Party grants in 2021 to encourage neighbours to reconnect safely. Read on...
  92. Dispenser

    Menstrual Products Now Free at Coquitlam Civic Facilities

    Menstrual products are now available for free in City women’s and universal washrooms across Coquitlam. Read on...
  93. Galloway Spray Park (1) Newsflash

    Coquitlam Re-Opens Cooling Centres

    Coquitlam has re-opened cooling centres at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex and Glen Pine Pavilion in response to the current heat wave. Read on...
  94. 1991 BC Summer Games in Town Centre Park Coquitlam

    Exhibit Looks Back at 1991 B.C. Summer Games in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam’s latest City Archives online exhibit turns back the clock 30 years to the summer of 1991, when the City hosted the B.C. Summer Games. Read on...
  95. Lougheed Burquitlam Neighbourhood

    Revised Transportation Network Coming for Oakdale

    Coquitlam is moving ahead with planning for a revised transportation network for the Oakdale neighbourhood, with support from area residents. Read on...
  96. Toddlers playing with blocks

    Coquitlam Considers Draft Child Care Strategy

    Coquitlam’s vision for child care in the community is one step closer to reality as Council reviewed the first draft of a proposed Child Care Strategy. Read on...
  97. A view of Coquitlam&#39s City Centre looking across Lafarge Lake

    Improvements Coming for Lafarge Lake Loop Trail

    Town Centre Park visitors will soon be able to enjoy an enhanced and accessible pathway around the perimeter of Lafarge Lake. Read on...
  98. Burke Moutain Village News Item

    Operator Chosen for First Café on Burke Mountain

    With construction underway on the Burke Mountain Discovery Centre, local residents and visitors can get ready for the first café to open in the area. Read on...
  99. Extreme Fire Risk Rating

    Coquitlam Fire Safety Risk Reaches Extreme Levels

    Coquitlam is facing an ‘extreme’ fire safety risk following the recent stretch of hot, dry weather. Read on...
  100. Youth Enjoying Fitness

    Register July 28 for Expanded Fall Recreation Options

    An expanded array of recreation opportunities will greet Coquitlam residents when fall program registration begins next week. Read on...
  101. Emergency Preparedness Week Newsflash

    Learn What Goes in Your Emergency Kit on Aug. 6

    Coquitlam will be hosting a webinar to show residents what essentials should be in your emergency kit to handle potential local emergencies. Read on...
  102. Fishing line and gear to be disposed of correctly

    New Fishing Line Waste Bins Protect Wildlife at Coquitlam’s Lakes

    Visitors to Coquitlam’s parks can help protect their finned, feathered and furred inhabitants by using the City’s new fishing line waste bins. Read on...
  103. Redwoods

    Watch Coquitlam’s Live Summer Concerts Online Starting July 23

    Coquitlam will launch its virtual Summer Concert Series this week with the original rock of Redwoods on July 23, followed by the West Coast Celtic stylings of Duane, Dave and Johanna of the Town Pants on Aug. 6. Read on...
  104. Business LinQ - Newsflash

    Business LinQ Re-opens to Support Local Businesses

    The City’s Business LinQ service has re-opened at City Hall to provide information and resources to Coquitlam businesses. Read on...
  105. Coquitlam Spirit Fishing

    Enjoy the Outdoors this Summer with CoquitlamSPIRIT

    Go fishing, work out at the park, plan an outdoor scavenger hunt and more this summer, with the help of CoquitlamSPIRIT’s online library of outdoor activities. Read on...
  106. Black bear

    Bear Problems Reduced Through Education and Enforcement

    A combination of education, enforcement and public compliance is proving successful in reducing bear problems in Coquitlam. Read on...
  107. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, July 26, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  108. Man sitting on a couch and scrolling on a tablet.

    New Portal Shares Coquitlam Data Through Maps and Apps

    A wide variety of City of Coquitlam data is now a click away, with the launch of a new open data portal on July 14. Read on...
  109. Cycling - Newsflash

    Coquitlam’s Draft Environmental Sustainability Plan Now Available

    The public is getting its first look at Coquitlam’s draft environmental strategy, which aims to address climate change, development, transportation, waste, water and nature. Read on...
  110. CSRP - News Flash Image

    Coquitlam Investment in Pandemic Relief Reaches $2.9 Million

    A new volunteer support hub for not-for-profits, free parking in City Centre, pop-up parks and meals for isolated seniors are among the continuing pandemic supports Coquitlam is providing to the community this year. Read on...
  111. Wildland Fire Exercise

    Coquitlam Continues to Strengthen Wildfire Preparedness

    As wildfires blaze around the province, Coquitlam continues to train and build its response capabilities as part of its efforts to prepare for possible wildfire impacts here at home. Read on...
  112. Public Service Advisory

    Coquitlam Ready to Open Clean Air Spaces When Air Quality is Poor

    If air quality worsens due to wildfires this summer, Coquitlam residents will be able to take a break from the smoke at some City facilities. Read on...
  113. Park green space in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam Ramps up Fire Prevention Measures in Parks and Green Spaces

    As Coquitlam increases daily patrols in parks and forested areas, residents are asked to take extra care as summer heats up. Read on...
  114. Pickleball News

    Fixed Pickleball Nets Installed at Bramble Park for Extended Trial

    Coquitlam pickleball enthusiasts can continue to hone their drop and dink shots at Bramble Park following a successful trial. Read on...
  115. News Flash Level 1

    Level 1 EV Charging Stations Piloted in Coquitlam City Centre

    Coquitlam is piloting an expansion of its electric vehicle charging network with six units of Level 1 chargers. Read on...
  116. Summer Concert Series News

    Coquitlam Summer Concert Series Kicks Off July 17 with Drive-in Shows

    Music lovers can enjoy rock, folk, Latin and funk from the comfort of either their car or homes for Coquitlam’s 2021 Summer Concert Series. Read on...
  117. Two rats

    Coquitlam Promotes Alternatives to Poison for Rodent Control

    Coquitlam will be promoting safer and more humane rodent-control methods on private properties after successfully piloting alternatives to poison bait at City facilities. Read on...
  118. Northeast Sector Municipalities Receive Funding for Wildfire Preparedness

    Northeast Sector Municipalities Receive Funding for Wildfire Preparedness

    Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Anmore and Belcarra are sharing in a provincial FireSmart grant that will improve wildfire preparedness. Read on...
  119. Adults participating in a fitness class

    Recreation Services Ramp Up in Line with B.C.’s Restart Plan

    Coquitlam residents can look forward to more services and fewer restrictions at the City’s recreation facilities beginning July 1. Read on...
  120. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, July 12, 2021

    Notice if hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing agenda. Read on...
  121. Be fire safe during home renovation and construction

    Be Mindful of Fire Safety While Doing Home Renovations

    Residents planning home renovations this summer can minimize their risk from fires by following some simple guidelines. Read on...
  122. Community Signs at Johnson and Guildford

    Community Sign Space Available to Coquitlam Not-for-Profits

    Sports, cultural and other not-for-profit groups can promote their events and programs for free at high-profile locations around the City. Read on...
  123. Mother and child online Newsflash

    Last Week to Pay Property Taxes Before Deadline

    This is the last week to pay property taxes to avoid penalty before the July 2 deadline. Read on...
  124. Glen Pine pavillon Newsflash

    Coquitlam Opens Cooling Centres for Relief from the Heat

    Coquitlam is opening Pinetree Community Centre and Glen Pine Pavilion as cooling centres for residents during the heat wave. Read on...
  125. Galloway Spray Park (1) Newsflash

    Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

    As an extended heat wave arrives, Coquitlam is providing tips for residents to stay safe and stay cool. Read on...
  126. Bylaw Officers on patrol in City parks

    Smokers Face Hefty Fines in Coquitlam Parks

    As the summer weather returns, Coquitlam is reminding all local park users—don’t let our parks go up in smoke. Read on...
  127. Colour of Hope

    Plant a Yellow Garden to Help Spread Hope in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam is asking residents to add some yellow to their gardens and planters this year as part of a national spirit and beautification program. Read on...
  128. An image of Blue Mountain Park showing trees, the spray park and the wading pool

    New Master Plan Coming for Blue Mountain Park

    Members of the public will soon be invited to join the process to plan the future of Coquitlam’s Blue Mountain Park. Read on...
  129. Spani Pool Renewal Rendering Newsflash

    Fun New Features Planned for Spani Pool Upgrade

    A new leisure pool with beach entry, water spray features and new hot pool are among the proposed plans for Coquitlam’s Spani Pool. Read on...
  130. A scenic photo in Pinecone-Burke Provincial Park

    Coquitlam Seeks to Input into Pinecone Burke Park Planning

    Coquitlam is seeking a voice in the development of the first management plan for Pinecone Burke Provincial Park – a massive wilderness along the City’s northeast border and Burke Mountain neighbourhoods. Read on...
  131. Coquitlam Crunch Lansdowne Parking Lot

    Coquitlam Crunch Lansdowne Parking Lot Improvements Begin

    The Lansdowne Drive parking lot at the Crunch will be closed near the end of June as it undergoes construction over the summer. Read on...
  132. COVID-19 - Update

    Restart Framework Provides Path to New Normal for Coquitlam Operations

    Coquitlam has adopted a new 2021 COVID-19 Restart Framework to provide a clear path for how City services and facilities will return to normal operations post-pandemic. Read on...
  133. Lafarge Lake O Canada Newsflash

    Coquitlam Offers Options for the Community to Mark July 1

    July 1 in Coquitlam will include ways to participate in community spirit and reflect on Canada’s past, present and future. Read on...
  134. Tree bags

    Street Tree Watering Program Continues in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam's Parks crews have re-installed watering bags to help trees grow strong and healthy during the drier summer months. Read on...
  135. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, June 28, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  136. Decorative LED Fixture

    Coquitlam LED Streetlight Conversion Program on Track

    Coquitlam is on track to complete its LED Light Conversion program by the end of 2022. Read on...
  137. Lafarge Lake Wooden Platform at Sunset

    City Accomplishments Highlighted in 2020 Annual Report

    Coquitlam released its 2020 Annual Report to the public today, offering a look back at the City’s focus areas and accomplishments last year. Read on...
  138. Conceptual drawing for future Hazel-Coy neighbourhood

    Help Shape the Future of the Hazel-Coy Neighbourhood

    Share your feedback on the future of the Hazel-Coy Neighbourhood in northeast Coquitlam by taking part in an online engagement session this month. Read on...
  139. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - June 10, 2021

    You may have heard that it’s Seniors Week in B.C. from June 6 to 12. It’s an occasion we celebrate each year in Coquitlam, and we’ve continued that tradition in 202. Read on...
  140. Town Centre Park Festival Lawn Concession2 - Newsflash

    New Concession Expands Food Options at Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park

    Rocky Point Ice Cream will be offering snacks and treats at Town Centre Park’s new concession beginning in July. Read on...
  141. Curbside Collection

    Coquitlam Curbside Collection Calendar in the Mail

    Coquitlam’s streamlined 2021/2022 curbside collection calendar will hit local mailboxes this week. Read on...
  142. Two girls sign language classroom

    Learn About Accessibility in the Post-COVID Era

    Learn how you can support an accessible community in the post-COVID era, by participating in an online speaker event on Tuesday, June 15. Read on...
  143. TCP Digital Parking Sign - Newsflash

    More Digital Parking Signs Go Up at Town Centre Park

    Digital signs are now directing drivers to available parking spots at all five of the lots at Town Centre Park. Read on...
  144. A neighbourhood in Southwest Coquitlam

    Share Your Feedback on Southwest Housing Review Neighbourhood Pockets

    Now is the time to register to take part in one of the upcoming information sessions regarding the Southwest Housing Review’s (SWHR) Neighbourhood Pockets. Read on...
  145. Accessible Amenities

    People of All Abilities Can Swim at Eagle Ridge Outdoor Pool

    Coquitlam is increasing efforts to help people of all abilities benefit from recreation at Eagle Ridge Pool. Read on...
  146. Maquabeak Park Newsflash

    Coquitlam Ready for Possible Spring Flooding

    Warmer spring weather brings higher streamflows in the Fraser River, and Coquitlam is prepared for possible flooding. Read on...
  147. Pickleball Newsflash

    Try Out Pickleball at Bramble Park

    If you’ve been wanting to try out pickleball, a new option will soon be available at Bramble Park in Coquitlam. Read on...
  148. Interface Fire Info Session

    Visit Coquitlam Fire Rescue at Poirier Street Farmers Market in June

    Coquitlam Fire/Rescue invites residents to pop by their information table at the Poirier Street Farmers Market this month. Read on...
  149. Bike Ride on DeBoville Slough

    Capture Coquitlam with Local Spirit and Appreciation

    While we patiently wait to safely explore our favourite communities again, Tourism Coquitlam wants residents and past visitors to share their local spirit. Read on...
  150. Dog Walking in Park - Newsflash

    Keep Pooches Under Control on Coquitlam Trails

    Coquitlam is urging dog owners and walkers to keep their animals leashed and under control. Read on...
  151. Two girls sign language classroom

    Coquitlam Shines Spotlight on Accessibility and Inclusion

    During National AccessAbility Week, Coquitlam is highlighting its efforts to remove barriers for people with disabilities. Read on...
  152. Lounge Chair in Park

    Pop-up Parks Bring Interactive Outdoor Spaces to Coquitlam

    Pop-up Parks will be appearing in three neighbourhoods this summer, offering fun social outdoor amenities. Read on...
  153. Seniors waving at tablet

    Coquitlam Celebrates Seniors’ Week June 6 to 12

    The City is planning safe activities for those 50+ during BC Seniors’ Week June 6 to 12. Read on...
  154. Happy man using smartphone

    Annual Citizen Satisfaction Survey Underway

    Coquitlam residents are invited to share their feedback on City services and priorities through the annual Citizen Satisfaction Survey underway from now until mid-June. Read on...
  155. Fraser Health Vaccination Clinic

    Fraser Health Mayors Challenge Each Other to Community Immunity

    Local mayors in the Fraser Health region have started a friendly challenge to race to community immunity. Read on...
  156. Mother and child online Newsflash

    2021 Property Tax Notices in the Mail

    Coquitlam homes and businesses will see 2021 tax notices arriving in mailboxes this week. Read on...
  157. Fraser Mills Great Flood 1948

    Archives Exhibit Rekindles Stories of the Great Flood

    Learn more about one of the region’s most impactful natural disasters, The Great Flood of 1948, in the Coquitlam Archives' latest online exhibit. Read on...
  158. Turf Field

    Construction Begins on Centennial Artificial Turf Field

    Work has started on the much-anticipated lit artificial turf field at Centennial secondary. Read on...
  159. Coquitlam Crunch Newsflash

    Temporary Detour on Coquitlam Crunch Stairs Tomorrow

    There will be daytime detours on the Crunch stairs on Wednesday, May 26 for maintenance work. Read on...
  160. Shio Japanese Kitchen Patio

    Resilient Coquitlam Restaurants Take Business Outdoors

    Coquitlam’s Outdoor Business Expansion Program has now helped nearly 30 local businesses take their business outside. Read on...
  161. Detecting heat loss from a home with a thermal image camera

    New Energy Step Code Requirements for Developments in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam Council has approved a new policy that will require Energy Step Code compliance for new building permit applications. Read on...
  162. Canada Day Restaurants

    Coquitlam Restaurants Promoted Through Summer Events

    Coquitlam is offering local restaurants the opportunity to participate in its online summer events. Apply by May 30. Over 10 Coquitlam business will be selected. Read on...
  163. Giant hogweed Newsflash

    Not All Plants Are Good – Invasive Species Action Month

    The month of May is Invasive Species Action Month in B.C. and Coquitlam has made the control of invasive species a priority. Read on...
  164. A road corridor within Southwest Coquitlam

    Vision and Principles Drafted for Southwest Corridors

    A new vision and guiding principles will help shape future changes along major street corridors in Southwest Coquitlam. Read on...
  165. Park Spark IB

    Activities for All Ages Kicking Off at Coquitlam Parks

    Starting this month, Coquitlam’s Parks team is leading a range of activities through the City’s Park Spark, Coquitlam in Bloom and CoquitlamSPIRIT programs. Read on...
  166. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, May 31, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  167. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - May 17, 2021

    Mental health is top of mind for many of us these days – and not just because it was Mental Health Week in Canada earlier this month. Read on...
  168. Public Works Staff in Hard Hat

    Celebrate Our Everyday Heroes in Public Works

    During National Public Works Week May 16 to 22, Coquitlam is encouraging the community to recognize the people behind the essential services they rely on every day. Read on...
  169. Two kids in skating lessons

    Coquitlam Shares Lecture Series to Boost Rec Facility Innovation

    Coquitlam is gathering professionals from around the world to share ideas on innovation in recreation facility planning. Read on...
  170. Grad 2021_CoquitlamSPIRIT_newsflash

    Tri-Cities Celebrate 2021 Graduates with Iconic Photos and More

    The Tri-Cities are inviting graduates to mark their special milestone by taking photos at one of several locations at local parks. Read on...
  171. Summer Events

    Expect Online and Pre-Registered In-person Experiences at Coquitlam Summer Events

    Coquitlam is planning a mix of online and safe in-person experiences – including some novelties – for its 2021 summer events lineup. Read on...
  172. Child playing soccer

    Register for July and August Recreation Programs and Camps May 19

    Coquitlam’s July and August recreation programs will be available for registration beginning Wednesday, May 19. Read on...
  173. Wildland Interface Fire Exercise

    Eagle Mountain Park Closed May 13 for Wildfire Exercise

    Eagle Mountain Park is closed to the public today, Thursday, May 13 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a multi-agency wildfire training exercise. Read on...
  174. Exterior of PSLC

    Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex to Undergo Maintenance

    Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex will undergo its annual maintenance closure from May 31 to June 27, reopening June 28. Read on...
  175. Southwest Coquitlam Aerial View

    Southwest Housing Review to Begin Looking at Three Neighbourhood Pockets

    Coquitlam’s Southwest Housing Review (SWHR) is moving to the next phase of engagement through a review of three neighbourhood pockets. Read on...
  176. Wildland Interface Fire Exercise

    Wildland Fire Exercise Scheduled for May 13 on Eagle Mountain

    On Thursday, May 13, Coquitlam Fire/Rescue (CFR) will conduct a fire exercise on Eagle Mountain Read on...
  177. Exterior of PSLC

    Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex to Undergo Maintenance

    Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex will undergo its annual maintenance closure from May 31 to June 27, reopening June 28. Read on...
  178. Lougheed Burquitlam Neighbourhood

    Review the Proposed Changes to Oakdale’s Transportation Network

    Oakdale residents and other interested stakeholders are invited to give feedback on proposed revisions to the neighbourhood’s transportation network. Read on...
  179. Accessible Drop-in Sports

    People of All Abilities Can Enjoy Recreation in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam is increasing efforts to help people of all abilities benefit from recreation access through a new program. Read on...
  180. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, May 10, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  181. Emergency Preparedness Week Newsflash

    Get Prepared During Emergency Preparedness Week

    During Emergency Preparedness Week May 2 to 9, Coquitlam is encouraging residents and businesses to review their emergency plans and kits. Read on...
  182. News Flash

    Eagle Ridge and Spani Outdoor Pools Open May 2

    Coquitlam's Eagle Ridge and Spani outdoor pools will open for the season on Sunday, May 2 by pre-registration only. Read on...
  183. Watering Can Watering Growing Plants

    Stage 1 Water Use Restrictions in Effect May 1

    Metro Vancouver’s annual regional Stage 1 water use restrictions go into effect Saturday, May 1 and will continue until October 15. Read on...
  184. Senior talking on the phone

    Phone Program Offers Social Connection to People 55-plus

    Coquitlam is seeking participants for its new program, which pairs volunteers with people 55-plus for a weekly phone call. Read on...
  185. Youth playing basketball

    Safe In-person Fun in Store for Coquitlam’s 2021 Youth Week

    Youth can sign up for free and safe in-person activities taking place from May 1 to 7. Read on...
  186. Nestor Park New Playground - Newsflash

    Latest Park Improvements Now Open at Nestor Park

    Coquitlam’s latest neighbourhood park to undergo renovation and upgrades is open for the upcoming summer season. Read on...
  187. Vegetables at the Farmers Market

    Coquitlam Farmers Market Returns May 2 Across the Street

    Coquitlam Farmers Market will re-open for its 24th year in a temporary new spot. Read on...
  188. Volunteers at Mundy Park Planting Event

    Coquitlam Volunteers Stepped Up During Pandemic

    During National Volunteer Week April 18 to 24, Coquitlam is applauding those who have put their own needs aside to serve their community during this time of challenge and uncertainty. Read on...
  189. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - April 22, 2021

    Many people are eagerly awaiting their COVID-19 vaccine. As for me, I’m happy to report that I’ve had my first dose – my sleeve was rolled up and I was ready for my jab as soon as my turn came. Read on...
  190. Heritage Laval Square 1920 newsflash

    New Heritage Strategy to Feature Improved Protection Tool

    Coquitlam is considering a new process for protecting heritage sites on private property as it develops its new heritage strategy. Read on...
  191. Dogs at Bramble Dog Park Off Leash

    Dog Lovers Invited to Adopt Coquitlam Off-leash Areas

    Coquitlam dog lovers can now lend a hand to keep their local pooch parks clean and safe through the new Adopt-a-Dog Park program. Read on...
  192. Senior Couple in Park

    Place Maillardville Seniors’ Housing Project Moves Forward

    Coquitlam will soon begin searching for a not-for-profit operator to partner on a new seniors’ affordable housing building planned for Maillardville. Read on...
  193. City Hall Coquitlam Sign

    Mark Your Calendars – Virtual Town Hall Meeting April 29

    Coquitlam residents and business owners are invited to participate in the City’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 29 from 7 to 10 p.m. Read on...
  194. Kids Playing Park newsflash

    Sheffield Park Construction to Begin this Spring

    Construction is set to begin in late spring on a park that will bring new amenities for families and other residents of Burke Mountain. Read on...
  195. Meals for Seniors

    Corporate Partner Steps Up to Support Meals for Seniors

    Coquitlam’s pandemic-support meal program for seniors has received a boost from a new corporate sponsor. Read on...
  196. Girl swimming in outdoor pool

    Register for May and June Recreation Programs April 14

    Coquitlam’s monthly recreation programs will continue in May and June, with registration beginning Wednesday, April 14. Read on...
  197. Senior Talking on the Phone

    Coquitlam Income Tax Clinics Support Seniors

    Seniors can receive support filing their 2020 Income Tax Returns through Coquitlam’s Seniors Pavilions. Read on...
  198. CSRP - News Flash Image

    COVID-19 Grants Available to Community Organizations

    Coquitlam is rolling out the next phase of grants to support community organizations with pandemic-related expenses. Read on...
  199. CSRP - Non-Profit Support Wordmark Newsflash

    Coquitlam Launches Support Program for Community Non-profits

    Coquitlam is launching a new program to support community non-profit organizations who are struggling due to the pandemic. Read on...
  200. A section of Cedar Drive that will be upgraded

    Learn About the Cedar Drive Upgrade Project

    The City of Coquitlam is hosting an online information session for anyone interested in learning more about the Cedar Drive Upgrade Project. Read on...
  201. Burke Moutain Village News Item

    Operator Sought for First Café on Burke Mountain

    Coquitlam is seeking an operator for the first café on Burke Mountain, in a spot with some of the best views in town. Read on...
  202. Bear in Garbage

    Secure Your Attractants from Wildlife

    As bears are active again, Coquitlam is reminding its residents to do their part to keep bears away from unnatural food sources. Read on...
  203. Getaway Youth Centre New Location

    New Youth Centre Space, Same Services and Connections

    Coquitlam’s Getaway Youth Centre opens April 6 in its temporary new space, offering the same services and connections as always. Read on...
  204. Fitness Centre Use

    Many Recreation Options Available in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam recreation facilities continue to provide a variety of safe pre-registered drop-in recreation options. Read on...
  205. Green Cart on Curb

    Extra Yard Trimmings Collection for Spring

    As residents start spring yard clean-ups, Coquitlam’s Seasonal Unlimited Yard Trimmings program can help with the collection of extra yard waste. Read on...
  206. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, April 12, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  207. Harper Park Bridge Forest

    Finding Trails Less Traveled in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam residents are encouraged to explore Coquitlam’s lesser known – and therefore less crowded - trails this spring. Read on...
  208. Archives Files

    Transforming a Donation into Searchable Archives

    The City of Coquitlam Archives sheds light on what it takes to transform a jumbled box of historical materials into a pristine archival collection. Read on...
  209. Boy Hunting for Easter Eggs

    Plan for a Safe and Fun Easter Long Weekend in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam has all the makings for a safe and fun-filled Easter, with free activity kits, drop-in recreation and an abundance of outdoor space. Read on...
  210. Virtual Fitness Class

    Indoor Group Fitness Classes Cancelled but Many Options Available

    Coquitlam has cancelled indoor adult group fitness classes until May 1, but continues to offer a variety of safe indoor and outdoor recreation options. Read on...
  211. Patio Summer Restaurant

    Coquitlam Businesses Encouraged to Use Outdoor Space in 2021

    As spring begins to lure more people outdoors, Coquitlam is encouraging businesses to take advantage of the opportunity to expand their services outside. Read on...
  212. Touchless Crosswalk Button

    Touchless Pedestrian Crossing Buttons Debut in City Centre

    Coquitlam has installed its first touchless pedestrian crossing buttons at seven intersections along the City Centre SkyTrain corridor. Read on...
  213. Tesla using EV Charging Station

    More EV Charging Stations Installed in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam is completing another significant expansion of its electric vehicle charging network this spring. Read on...
  214. Senior Swimming

    Seniors Making the Most of Coquitlam Supports

    Thousands of seniors are making use of the services and supports Coquitlam has been providing people age 50+ throughout the pandemic. Read on...
  215. Leigh Park

    Enjoy Coquitlam Parks Responsibly During Spring Break

    With the arrival of spring break, Coquitlam is encouraging the public to enjoy the City’s parks and trails responsibly. Read on...
  216. News Flash

    Coquitlam Proud to Provide Civic Facilities for Vaccination Clinics

    The City of Coquitlam is proud to support the COVID-19 BC Immunization Plan, and can confirm two civic facilities have been selected as a vaccination facility to be operated by Fraser Health. Read on...
  217. Maple Creek Salmon Habitat

    Coquitlam Takes Steps to Protect Sensitive Salmon Habitat

    Coquitlam installed fencing last week around Maple Creek to protect sensitive salmon habitat. Read on...
  218. Junior Firefighter Program

    Youth Try Out Firefighting During Spring Break

    A dozen Grade 11 and 12 students are finding out what it takes to be a firefighter this spring break in Coquitlam. Read on...
  219. Mackin Park Outdoor Shelter

    Coquitlam Offers Outdoor Shelters to Businesses and Groups

    Coquitlam is providing free tents and covered spaces around the community to help provide safe outdoor activities this spring. Read on...
  220. Bear with Garbage Can

    Bears Know No Boundaries – Secure Waste and Attractants

    Bears are becoming active again and have already been spotted in local neighbourhoods. Read on...
  221. Paying Taxes

    2021 Utility Payments are Due

    There are a few days left to pay utility fees before the March 31 deadline. Read on...
  222. A section of Cedar Drive that will be upgraded

    Cedar Drive Upgrades To Bring Long-Lasting Infrastructure Improvements

    A multi-year utility, environmental and road project will start next month at the north end of Cedar Drive. Read on...
  223. CSRP - News Flash Image

    Coquitlam to Deliver $2 Million in Pandemic Support in 2021

    Coquitlam is delivering an additional $2.1 million in pandemic support in 2021. Read on...
  224. Coquitlam - Hickey Park Newsflash 2

    Upgraded Courts Reopen at Hickey Park

    Improved surfaces, lighting, nets and other upgrades await sport court users at Hickey Park in Southwest Coquitlam. Read on...
  225. CCAC Parking

    Get Four Free Months with Coquitlam Rec Facility Parking Pass

    Coquitlam residents buying a one-year recreation facility parking pass in 2021 will get an extra four months for free. Read on...
  226. Planting

    Help Plant New Pollinator Gardens at Mundy Park

    Coquitlam green thumbs and families can dig in the dirt, help pollinators and beautify Mundy Park. Read on...
  227. Woman and son working on a laptop computer.

    Provide Your Feedback on Updated City Website

    What do you think of Coquitlam’s updated website? Give the City your opinion this month for a chance to win. Read on...
  228. Rec Registration News Flash

    Register for Coquitlam’s April Recreation Programs March 10

    Coquitlam’s recreation programs continue in April, with registration beginning Wednesday, March 10. Read on...
  229. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, March 15, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  230. Outdoor Recreation

    Head Outdoors for Registered Recreation Programs

    Coquitlam is offering registered recreation programs this month online and in local parks, fields and trails. Read on...
  231. Sidewalk Curb Improvements

    Road and Utility Upgrades Set for 2021

    About $97 million in roadwork and utility projects are under way in Coquitlam. Read on...
  232. Coquitlam Arial News Flash

    Pandemic Response Spurred Improved Services and Efficiency

    Coquitlam continued to cut red tape and find ways to work more efficiently in 2020. Read on...
  233. Turf Field

    Groundbreaking Anticipated this Spring for Centennial Field

    Construction could begin as soon as April on a new lit artificial turf field at Centennial secondary. Read on...
  234. Aerial image of Coquitlam&#39s City Centre at night

    Coquitlam Named as Smart21 Community

    Coquitlam has been named as one of the Smart21 Communities of 2021 by the Intelligent Communities Forum (ICF). Read on...
  235. Southwest Coquitlam Aerial View

    Extensive Feedback Guides Next Stage of Southwest Housing Review

    Community input will guide the City on creating more affordable housing, sustainable transportation and livable neighbourhoods in Southwest Coquitlam. Read on...
  236. Coquitlam Crunch

    Coquitlam Seeks Input on South Extension to the Crunch

    Coquitlam plans to extend the popular Coquitlam Crunch trail to southeast Coquitlam, and is inviting the public to provide feedback to inform the design. Read on...
  237. Cougar - 519x390

    Protect Pets from Cougars

    Coquitlam residents urged to protect pets due to recent cougar sightings and attacks on dogs. Read on...
  238. News Flash PSLC

    Coquitlam Rec Facility Hours Extended to Meet Demand

    Coquitlam residents will have more time to enjoy safe indoor activities at the City’s two largest rec facilities. Read on...
  239. 2021 News Flash

    Coquitlam Recognized as a Top Employer for Fourth Year

    The City of Coquitlam has been named a Top Employer in B.C. for the fourth year in a row. Read on...
  240. Snow News Flash

    Be Prepared for Snow

    As the forecast calls for dropping temperatures, winds and likely snow, make sure you are prepared and ‘winter wise.’ Read on...
  241. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. This meeting Read on...
  242. Lifting a Weight

    City Centre Aquatic Complex Fitness Centre Temporarily Moves to Innovation Centre

    The City Centre Aquatic Complex (CCAC) Fitness Centre will be temporarily relocated to the Innovation Centre as of Feb. 22. Read on...
  243. DAPR News Flash

    New Bylaw Amendments Cut Red Tape, Improve Development Services

    New regulatory improvements will provide residents and developers in Coquitlam with more clarity, consistency and flexibility when moving through the City’s development application process. Read on...
  244. Housing Affordability News Flash

    New Partnership to Manage Rental Housing in Coquitlam

    The City has partnered with BC Housing to support the creation of more below-market rental housing in the community. Read on...
  245. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - Feb. 12, 2021

    The pandemic has shown us what’s important, and for most of us, our loved ones top the list. Read on...
  246. Archives 2020 Annual Report

    Coquitlam Archives Busy and Engaged in 2020

    The City of Coquitlam Archives accomplished significant work during 2020, all while adapting to the realities of the global pandemic. Read on...
  247. Spring Break Camps 2021

    Kids Can Stay Active in Coquitlam’s Spring Break Camps

    School-aged children and youth can stay active, have fun and connect with others safely in Coquitlam’s Spring Break Camps and other activities starting March 22. Read on...
  248. Family Day 2021

    Celebrate Family Day Safely in Coquitlam

    It’s easy to create special memories with loved ones in your household. Our recreation and parks teams have a variety of opportunities available to keep us active, entertained – and safe – while we celebrate Family Day in Coquitlam. Read on...
  249. March 2021 Program Registration

    Register for March Recreation Programs and Spring Break Camps Feb. 10

    Coquitlam’s popular monthly recreation programs and spring break camps will start in March, with registration beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10. Read on...
  250. Burn Awareness News Flash

    Coquitlam Fire/Rescue Tips for Burn Awareness Week

    Check out some simple steps to help prevent burn injury during National Burn Awareness Week Feb. 7 – 13. Read on...
  251. Crystal Falls News Flash

    No Public Access on Crystal Falls Trail

    Members of the public who regularly walk the trail along the Coquitlam River to Crystal Falls are advised that the property owner has recently blocked public access to the privately-owned sections of this trail. Read on...
  252. Family Day Activity Kit

    Celebrate Family Day with a Family Activity Kit

    Create memories and celebrate Family Day this year with an activity kit full of activities and supplies – a perfect way to spend quality time with your family on the Family Day long weekend. Read on...
  253. Cannabis Graphic - 519 x 390

    Have Your Say on Coquitlam’s Cannabis Regulations

    Coquitlam is inviting public comment on new regulations to control how businesses can grow, process and sell cannabis in the City. Read on...
  254. Capital Projects News Flash

    Facilities and Parks Improvements of $150 Million in Progress

    Coquitlam will continue to bustle with construction activity throughout 2021 and beyond, with projects valued at about $150 million either in progress or soon to be under way. Read on...
  255. Coyote in the Bush - News Flash Image

    Be Coyote Aware

    There are recent reports of aggressive coyotes in a number of areas across the city. Read on...
  256. NewsFlash Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, January 25, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  257. Dog Licence PSA

    Discount Period for Dog Licence Renewals Ends Jan. 31

    Charlie from the Coquitlam Animal Shelter wants to remind you that you have until Jan. 31 to receive a reduced rate on your dog licence renewals. Save time and renew online. Read on...
  258. February Program Registration

    Keep Up with Your Recreation Resolutions through February

    While you’re starting your new year fitness and recreation resolutions, plan now to keep the momentum going into February by registering for City of Coquitlam programs. Read on...
  259. Harper Park

    Improved Nature Park on Burke Mountain Already Popular

    Outdoor enthusiasts are already enjoying the new and upgraded trails, amenities and park spaces at the expanded Harper Park on Burke Mountain, with improvements funded entirely through nearby development. Read on...
  260. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - Dec. 24, 2020

    In my family, watching A Charlie Brown Christmas always kicked off the holiday season for us kids. Read on...
  261. Holiday Service Hours

    Coquitlam Facility Service Hours for December 2020

    Many of Coquitlam’s Civic Facilities have special operating hours or closures over the holiday season. Before you visit, be sure to visit the respective facility web page for details. Read on...
  262. Tree Chipping News Flash

    Tree Chipping Events in Coquitlam

    Help reduce waste this holiday season by disposing of your natural Christmas tree at a community tree-chipping event. Read on...
  263. Winter Wise News Flash

    Be Prepared for Snow

    If yesterday’s snowfall caught you by surprise, now is a great time to make sure you are prepared and ‘winter wise’ for the next one. Read on...
  264. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - Dec. 22, 2020

    Some people complain about our wet weather, but you know what they say: You don’t have to shovel rain. Well it’s time for us to join the rest of Canada. The snow has arrived. Read on...
  265. Tourism Coquitlam News Flash

    Eateries to Score Your Fully-Cooked Holiday Dinner in Coquitlam

    Why not make life a little easier this holiday season? Give yourself a day off from cooking so you can spend more time relaxing with your household and less time washing up pots and pans. Read on...
  266. Seniors Holiday Survival Guide 2020

    Coquitlam Supports Seniors with Free Holiday Survival Guide

    Coquitlam is helping local seniors stay busy and entertained over the holidays with a free Holiday Survival Guide. Read on...
  267. CCAC Exterior (6) web

    City Centre Aquatic Complex Renovation to Begin in February

    A major renovation and expansion of Coquitlam’s City Centre Aquatic Complex (CCAC) will begin in February, bringing more programs and improved services by the end of 2021. Read on...
  268. Conceptual drawing for future Hazel-Coy neighbourhood

    Neighbourhood Planning Kicks off in January for Hazel-Coy

    Planning will begin in the New Year for the Hazel-Coy neighbourhood, as the City looks at the future of this area on Burke Mountain. Read on...
  269. Park

    Sheffield Park Design to Reflect Community Feedback

    Coquitlam is moving ahead with detailed design work for a new family-friendly park coming to Burke Mountain next year. Read on...
  270. CSRP Grant - News Flash Image

    Park an Extra 30 Minutes in City Centre for Free Starting Dec. 15

    Starting Dec. 15, diners and shoppers can park an extra half hour for free in Coquitlam’s City Centre. Read on...
  271. News Flash

    Coquitlam Marks Five Years of Housing Affordability Strategy

    More dedicated rental units, more below-market rental units, and strong housing partnerships are all being highlighted as Coquitlam marks the fifth anniversary of the City’s Housing Affordability Strategy (HAS). Read on...
  272. Tourism Coquitlam News Flash

    Gift Giving Ideas You’ll Only Find in Coquitlam

    If you’re in search of unique and wonderful gift ideas, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled this handy list of local favourites throughout Coquitlam where you’re sure to find something special to give this holiday season. Read on...
  273. Stay and Play - Craft

    Stay and Play in Coquitlam this Holiday Season

    We’re being asked to stay close to home this holiday season and our recreation team has come up with lots of options to keep us active and entertained – and safe – while we stay and play in Coquitlam. Read on...
  274. Town Centre Hub News Flash

    Festival Hub Amenities Open at Town Centre Park

    Washrooms, seating and other newly-completed amenities are now open to the public at Town Centre Park. Read on...
  275. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - Dec. 11, 2020

    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah, this year’s holiday season is going to be different. But we haven’t lost everything that’s good about it. Read on...
  276. Archives News Flash

    Online Archives Exhibit Explores Coquitlam’s Heritage Homes

    While Coquitlam is a community abundant with modern infrastructure, the City Archives encourages residents to dig into the history of Coquitlam’s built heritage. Read on...
  277. Cottonwood-Park

    Sport Fields, Courts and More Coming to Cottonwood Park

    A year from now, Cottonwood Park will be double its current size and feature a range of new sport and recreation amenities for the growing Burquitlam neighbourhood. Read on...
  278. Robinson Cemetery

    Robinson Cemetery Improvements Meet Changing Needs

    Improvements to Coquitlam’s cemetery will continue through the winter and spring, bringing more green burial options by next summer. Read on...
  279. 2021 Budget Introductory Remarks_TW_Web Post_519x390

    2021 Coquitlam Budget Focuses on Community Support

    Supporting the community through the pandemic will be the top priority in Coquitlam’s 2021 budget, scheduled for final adoption next week. Read on...
  280. Crunch News Item

    New Crosswalk Improves Access to Coquitlam Crunch

    A new pedestrian crossing open today on Guildford Way will provide more options for accessing the Coquitlam Crunch trail. Read on...
  281. January 2021 Program Reg

    Register for Coquitlam’s January Recreation Programs Dec. 9

    Many of Coquitlam’s popular recreation programs, such as swimming and skating lessons, will be continuing in the new year, with registration beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9. Read on...
  282. Burke Moutain Village News Item

    Discovery Centre and Website Put Spotlight on Burke Mountain Village

    The profile of Burke Mountain’s future village is getting a boost, with work now under way on a presentation centre and café, as well as the launch of a new website and video showcasing the lifestyle-driven community. Read on...
  283. Winter Wise

    Winter Parking Restrictions Keep Coquitlam Streets Safer

    From November 1 to March 15 each year, several types of parking restrictions are implemented in areas of Coquitlam to assist City crews. Read on...
  284. Coquitlam News Flash

    Notice of Public Hearing - Monday, December 14, 2020

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing to receive representations from all persons who deem it in their interest to address Council regarding the proposed bylaws as noted on the Public Hearing page. Read on...
  285. CSRP Grant - News Flash Image

    Coquitlam Relaxes Sign Rules to Support Businesses

    Coquitlam has temporarily relaxed its sign regulations to help businesses more easily publicize key information related to the pandemic. Read on...
  286. Coquitlam City Centre

    Public Hearing on New City Centre Plan Set for November

    The public will have a chance to comment in November on plans to continue to transform Coquitlam City Centre into a lively, walkable urban downtown and regional economic, civic and cultural hub. Read on...
  287. Robinson Cemetery

    More Services Coming to Robinson Cemetery

    Expanded burial services and a new privacy hedge are planned for Coquitlam’s cemetery over the coming year. Read on...
  288. Older woman using a tablet

    Customize Your Coquitlam Info with New Notify Me Service

    Want to stay up to date on City of Coquitlam news with a focus on the topics that interest you? Sign up for Coquitlam’s new Notify Me service at www.coquitlam.ca/notifyme. Read on...
  289. Small Business Week

    Coquitlam Celebrates Small Businesses

    This week marks Small Business Week – an annual celebration of entrepreneurship organized by the Business Development Bank of Canada. And this year, more than ever before, small businesses need support. Read on...
  290. Town Centre Park Lake View

    Digital Parking Signage Project Expanded at Town Centre Park

    Town Centre Park users will be able to find a parking spot with ease this coming fall, as the City has expanded its digital parking signage project with funding support from the federal government. Read on...
  291. November December 2020 Program Registration

    Register for Coquitlam Recreation Programs Oct. 14

    Many of Coquitlam’s popular recreation programs, such as fitness classes and swimming and skating lessons, will be continuing in November and December, with registration beginning Wednesday, Oct. 14. Read on...
  292. Communities in Bloom Image

    Coquitlam Recognized in National Community Competition

    Coquitlam has earned national recognition for programs promoting environmental action and youth involvement. Read on...
  293. Lafarge Lake Image

    Feedback Sought on Revised Concept for Lafarge Lake Loop

    The public is invited to weigh in on an updated concept for major upgrades to the Lafarge Lake loop trail at Town Centre Park. Read on...
  294. Message From the Mayor Image

    Message From the Mayor - Oct. 8, 2020

    As we head into the Thanksgiving long weekend, it’s understandable if some of you are not feeling particularly thankful right now. The silver lining to the challenges of 2020 is that they have helped to show us what’s really important in our lives. Read on...
  295. Fire Safety Cooking

    Plan Kitchen Fire Safety with Your Family

    Does everyone in your household know how to cook safely and know what to do if you have a kitchen fire? During Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4 to 10, Coquitlam Fire/Rescue is reminding everyone that it’s important to learn about cooking safety. Read on...
  296. Heritage Management Strategy

    Have Your Say to Help Shape Coquitlam’s New Heritage Strategy

    The City is engaging the public this month in a discussion about all types of heritage – buildings, landscapes, culture and more – as it prepares to develop Coquitlam’s first Heritage Management Strategy since 2001. Read on...
  297. New Website Launch

    Coquitlam Unveils User-Friendly New Website

    Finding information about Coquitlam at home or on the go is now easier than ever, with the launch of the City’s user-friendly new website on Thursday, Oct. 8. Read on...
  298. Small Business Open

    Submit Your Small Business Profile to Coquitlam

    As Small Business Week approaches, Coquitlam is inviting its small businesses to introduce themselves to the community they serve. Read on...
  299. The Great British Columbia Shake Out

    Register for Emergency Preparedness and the Great British Columbia ShakeOut

    Get yourself and your family prepared for an emergency by signing up now for a free training session to learn to take care of your basic needs for at least 72 hours following a disaster, and participate in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut. Read on...
  300. Volunteering

    Citizen Reps Invited to Apply for Library Board and Board of Variance

    Interested in volunteering your time, sharing your expertise and helping your community? The City of Coquitlam is seeking volunteers for its two statutory committees: Board of Variance and the Coquitlam Public Library Board. Read on...
  301. Rake Fall Leaves

    Extra Yard Trimmings Collection to Start Oct. 5

    As fall yard clean up gets underway, the City is offering additional curbside collection for fallen leaves and other yard trimmings. Read on...
  302. Coquitlam

    Message From the Mayor - Oct. 2, 2020

    Fall is officially here and there are signs of it all around us: the leaves are falling, the nights are getting colder, and pumpkin spice is back. Read on...
  303. Youth Recreation

    Coquitlam Youth Centres Re-opened to Support Youth Recreation Needs

    Coquitlam youth can return to recently re-opened Getaway and Landing Youth Centres. Both centres offer group activities, social support and public information to Coquitlam youth ages 13 – 18. Read on...
  304. Indoor Sports Basketball

    Coquitlam Indoor Sports Courts Available for Fitness Fun

    Avid sports enthusiasts can return to play their favourite indoor court activities at Pinetree Community Centre. Read on...
  305. Boy in spray park

    Spray Pads Open Until Monday in Coquitlam

    With good weather in the forecast this week, Coquitlam is keeping its spray pads open until Monday, Oct. 6. Read on...
  306. Coquitlam

    Streamlined Processes, Technology Improve Development Services

    Coquitlam builders and developers are experiencing measurably faster turnaround times and better service than ever, thanks to ongoing improvements to the City’s development application processes. Read on...
  307. Washing Machine

    $100 Rebate to Replace Your Old Clothes Washer

    Coquitlam residents who are considering replacing their old clothes washers could get a $100 rebate – and save on their energy bills – by upgrading to ENERGY STAR© models before Friday, Nov. 27. Read on...
  308. Coquitlam

    Message From the Mayor - Sept. 25, 2020

    The pandemic has affected all of us in different ways. Some of us have been fortunate to have maintained a stable income. Read on...
  309. Bear with garbage

    Secure Attractants as Bears Prepare to Hibernate

    Coquitlam is advising residents and businesses to make sure their property isn’t a source of food for bears this fall as they fatten up for winter. Read on...
  310. Coquitlam

    Last Chance for Input on Coquitlam’s 2021 Budget

    Coquitlam residents and businesses have just a few days left to provide input on the City’s 2021 budget. Read on...
  311. Coquitlam

    Deadline Approaches for 2020 Tax and Utility Payments

    Coquitlam property owners have a week to pay their 2020 property tax or utility bills without penalty. Read on...
  312. Coquitlam

    Experience Live Arts and Culture at Kaleidoscope Starting Friday

    Running Sept. 25 to Oct. 5, the fifth annual festival continues its tradition of providing low-cost or free interactive art experiences that engage and entertain, but through a more intimate format in keeping with current health protocols. Read on...
  313. Coquitlam

    Construction of Washrooms Begins at Lafarge Lake

    Construction will begin shortly on new public washrooms at the southwest end of Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park. Read on...
  314. Coquitlam

    Upgraded Don Cunnings Field Reopens at Town Centre Park

    In time for the fall sports season, the newly returfed Don Cunnings Field at Town Centre Park has reopened for the public to enjoy. Read on...
  315. Coquitlam

    Coquitlam Rolls out More Community Supports this Fall

    New grants, free legal services, relaxed business rules and other community supports are coming to Coquitlam this fall as the City ramps up its broad multi-phased pandemic support plan. Read on...
  316. Coquitlam

    Reformatted Kaleidoscope Festival Takes Art into the Community

    Registration begins today for live arts and culture experiences taking place throughout Coquitlam from Sept. 25 to Oct. 5 during this year’s reformatted Kaleidoscope Arts Festival. Read on...
  317. Coquitlam

    Register for October Recreation Programs as of Sept. 16

    Coquitlam’s popular recreation programs for October are now available for viewing and registrations begin on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Read on...
  318. Coquitlam

    Coquitlam Residents Urged Caution Due to High Fire Risk

    Coquitlam residents are urged to take precautions as the city’s fire-risk rating reaches dangerously high levels during this extended stretch of hot weather. Read on...
  319. Girl on swing

    Next Phase of Cottonwood Park Expansion Set for 2021

    Construction on the next phase of expansion to Cottonwood Park is anticipated to begin in 2021 and will include sport fields, a multi-use court and activity hub. Read on...
  320. Coquitlam

    More Options Coming for Popular Seniors’ Meal Program

    Improvements are coming to the meal program that has been helping hundreds of Coquitlam seniors stay healthy during the pandemic. Read on...
  321. Coquitlam

    Major Upgrades Coming to Hickey Street Reservoir Park

    Major upgrades are coming to the sport courts at Hickey Street Reservoir Park this summer and fall with the support of federal funding. Read on...
  322. Coquitlam

    Convenient Options Available for Tax and Utility Payments

    Coquitlam property owners have several safe and convenient options to pay their 2020 property taxes or utilities before the deadline arrives on Sept. 30. Read on...
  323. Coquitlam

    Coquitlam Urges Road Safety As Students Head Back to School

    As the days start to get shorter and students return to school, Coquitlam’s Bylaw Enforcement team is joining other public safety officials in urging road safety to keep all pedestrians and motorists safe. Read on...
  324. Coquitlam

    Activities Restart Sept. 8 at Coquitlam’s 50-plus Pavilions

    Older adults in Coquitlam can soon return to some of their favourite activities at Glen Pine and Dogwood Pavilions. Read on...
  325. Coquitlam

    Message From the Mayor - Sept. 3, 2020

    We’re coming up on six months since the pandemic began, and bit by bit, we’ve been learning and adapting. At the beginning, we learned about washing our hands, and then we learned about staying home and keeping our distance. Read on...
  326. Coquitlam Crunch

    Stay Safe on the Trails in Bear Country

    Do you know what to do if you come across a bear? Coquitlam is offering bear safety tips to local trail users after a black bear recently approached a jogger on the Coquitlam Crunch trail. Read on...
  327. 18 - Consolidating delaminating paper around the edges of each photograph with wheat starch paste (C

    New Archives Exhibit Unveils the Magic of Photo Conservation

    The ease of reprinting digital photos these days means people no longer have to worry about losing a treasured snapshot to physical damage. Read on...
  328. Coquitlam

    Design Your Own 2021 Budget for Coquitlam

    Want to try your hand at designing the City of Coquitlam’s budget for next year? Read on...
  329. Coquitlam

    Help Design the Future Sheffield Park

    Coquitlam is collecting public feedback to help refine the recreation elements for a new family-friendly neighbourhood park coming to Burke Mountain in 2021. Read on...
  330. Woman in park on a laptop

    Have Your Say on Improvements to Spani Pool

    Residents and user groups are invited to provide their ideas on what’s possible for planned improvements to Spani Outdoor Pool. Read on...
  331. Coquitlam

    Improvements Coming to Address Coquitlam Crunch Concerns

    Work on a number of improvements benefiting Coquitlam Crunch users and neighbouring residents is slated to begin in the coming weeks. Read on...
  332. Coquitlam

    Coquitlam in Bloom Activities Focus on Community Spirit, Pollinators

    Activities that promote community spirit and pollinators will be the foundation for Coquitlam’s 2020 Communities in Bloom competition entry. Read on...
  333. Durant Linear Park

    Durant Linear Park Unveiled in Coquitlam

    Last month marked the completion of Durant Linear Park in Coquitlam - an exciting addition to Coquitlam’s already vast and connected trail network. Read on...
  334. Coquitlam

    Show Pollinators Some Love and Help Coquitlam Bloom

    Coquitlam is encouraging local residents to show pollinators some love this summer and fall. Read on...
  335. Coquitlam

    Help Keep Bears Safe

    With the current summer heat, Coquitlam is reminding residents to do their part to help bears seek natural food sources, not garbage. Read on...
  336. Coquitlam

    Register for Coquitlam September Recreation Programs Aug. 12

    September recreation programs in Coquitlam for people of all ages and interests will be open for registration starting Aug. 12. Read on...
  337. Coquitlam

    Responsible Use Encouraged at Coquitlam Parks

    With sunny weather drawing more people outdoors, Coquitlam is encouraging the public to enjoy the City’s parks and trails while making sure to use them responsibly. Read on...
  338. Road Map Will Chart the Course for Major Coquitlam Facility Projects

    More than two dozen major recreation and cultural facility projects are planned in Coquitlam in the next 10 to 15 years, and by 2021 the City will have a road map to guide the way. Read on...
  339. Coquitlam

    R&B and Indie Artists Wrap Up Summer Concert Series

    Two powerful indie and R&B vocalists will share their uplifting original offerings in the final two dates of Coquitlam’s 2020 Summer Concert Series at Home. Read on...
  340. Message From the Mayor - July 30, 2020

    Summer weather has arrived – finally – and it’s great to see our residents getting out to enjoy it at Coquitlam’s many parks, trails and natural spaces. Read on...
  341. Coquitlam

    Work on Heritage Management Strategy Enters Next Phase

    Stakeholder and public consultation to begin in late summer and fall. Read on...
  342. Discovery Centre and Coffee Shop Coming to Burke Mountain in 2021

    Burke Mountain residents may have another option for their morning cup of joe by next summer, when a new neighbourhood hub opens its doors. Read on...
  343. Be Mindful of Fire Safety While Doing Home Renovations

    Residents planning home renovations this summer can minimize their risk from fires by following some simple guidelines. Read on...
  344. Have Your Say on Options for Sheffield Park

    Burke Mountain residents are invited to weigh in on options for a new neighbourhood park in Coquitlam’s Smiling Creek neighbourhood. Read on...
  345. Coquitlam Tackles Impact of Climate Change with New Plan

    Coquitlam has created a plan to reduce the impact of hotter summers, higher rainfall and other consequences of climate change on City services, infrastructure and the community. Read on...
  346. Coquitlam

    Enjoy Activities at Coquitlam Rec Facilities this Month

    Coquitlam residents can escape the summer heat with pre-registered access to some indoor recreation activities, starting next week. Read on...
  347. Make Someone’s Day July 29 with a Random Act of Coquitlam

    Local residents can make someone’s day – and help local businesses – on July 29 by performing a “random act of Coquitlam.” Read on...
  348. Op Ed - Planning the Vibrant Social and Commercial Heart of Burke Mountain

    This future hub for Burke Mountain took a step forward July 10 with changes to the Official Community Plan (OCP) and approvals of policies and guidelines for development Read on...
  349. Tips for Coquitlam Homeowners to Prevent Wildfires

    Coquitlam Fire /Rescue would like to remind homeowners who live near green spaces to take steps that may prevent the cause of a wildfire as a result of a fire on their property as well as take steps to prevent a wildfire from spreading to their property. Read on...
  350. Soul, Folk and Country Hit the Virtual Concert Stage July 24 and 31

    Music lovers following Coquitlam’s free online Summer Concert Series are in for a treat July 24 and 31, as three distinctive artists take to the virtual stage. Read on...
  351. More New Patios Coming to Coquitlam

    There will soon be more patios to enjoy this summer in Coquitlam as the City is expanding the new program to help businesses set up temporary patios and outdoor spaces on public property. Read on...
  352. More Indoor City Facilities Reopening Soon in Coquitlam

    More in-person City services – including limited access to indoor recreation – are in store this summer as Coquitlam moves to the next phase of its reopening plan. Read on...
  353. Coquitlam Reimagines its Block Party Program

    Coquitlam residents are encouraged to connect with neighbours safely and take advantage of the $150 grant through the City’s reimagined Block Party Program. Read on...
  354. Outdoor Pickleball Court Piloted at Blue Mountain Park

    Coquitlam is piloting dedicated outdoor pickleball courts at Blue Mountain Park this summer as interest in the sport continues to surge. Read on...
  355. Smokers Face Hefty Fines in Coquitlam Parks

    As the nicer weather returns, Coquitlam is reminding all local park users—don’t let our parks go up in smoke. Individuals caught smoking in Coquitlam parks during summer months will face a $500 fine. Read on...
  356. Improvements Coming to Crunch Trail Through Five-year Plan

    Fitness equipment, viewing decks and other improvements are anticipated for the popular Crunch Trail next year. Read on...
  357. Coquitlam Increases Time Allotment for Outdoor Pool Swims

    Effective Monday, July 13 booked swim times at Coquitlam’s Eagle Ridge and Spani outdoor pools will increase from 30 to 40 minutes. Read on...
  358. Food Vendors Return to Town Centre Park

    Food vendors have returned to Town Centre Park for the summer as part of Coquitlam’s TCP Eats Program. Read on...
  359. Message From the Mayor - July 10, 2020

    Summer vacation this year is going to be different for most of us, but lucky for us in Coquitlam, being forced to stay close to home isn’t a bad thing. Read on...
  360. Coquitlam Moves Forward with Environmental Plan

    Plans for improving sustainable transportation, reducing waste and curbing greenhouse gases – top issues for Coquitlam residents – will be among the focus areas of the City’s first environmental strategy. Read on...
  361. Register for Modified August Camps and Programs

    Coquitlam will start taking registrations July 8 for August outdoor day camps and outdoor fitness classes with modifications to protect public health. Read on...
  362. Online Summer Concert Series Kicks Off July 10

    Latin, pop, country, dance and other musical acts will heat up screens across Coquitlam on Friday nights this summer in this year’s online Summer Concert Series at Home. Read on...
  363. Have Your Say July 6 on Plans to Modernize Commercial Zones

    The public will have a final chance to comment July 6 on Coquitlam’s plan to modernize and simplify its commercial zones to support businesses. Read on...
  364. Packed Entertainment Lineup Planned for Canada Day

    Magic, multicultural dancing, and music ranging from children’s rock to high-energy country are part of the packed entertainment lineup planned for Coquitlam’s online Canada Day celebrations tomorrow. Read on...
  365. Celebrate Canada Day at Home with Help from Coquitlam Businesses

    Coquitlam businesses are getting into the Canada Day spirit with deals and packages to help residents celebrate safely at home. Read on...
  366. Tree Watering Program Maintains Coquitlam’s Urban Forest

    Coquitlam has once again installed watering bags to help out young trees and keep the city’s urban forest healthy during drier spells. Read on...
  367. Message From the Mayor - June 24, 2020 - Canada Day

    With Canada Day coming up next week, many of us are reflecting on what it means to be Canadian. Read on...
  368. Stay Connected with Free Wi-Fi Around Coquitlam

    Looking to stay connected while on the go or enjoying the outdoors in Coquitlam? Free Wi-Fi is available at dozens of parks and public amenities across the city. Read on...
  369. Coquitlam Parks Recreation & Culture E-News Keeps You Up-to-Date

    Sign up now to receive bi-weekly newsletters to stay up-to-date on all things Coquitlam Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC). Read on...
  370. Eagle Ridge and Spani Outdoor Pools Open June 27

    Coquitlam's Eagle Ridge and Spani outdoor pools will reopen for use on Saturday, June 27 by pre-registration only. Read on...
  371. Coquitlam Kicks off 75 Days of Summer

    Tourism Coquitlam is kicking off 75 Days of Summer today with contests, insider tips of things to do, and places to visit, eat or drink – all in Coquitlam. Read on...
  372. Coquitlam Launches Two-year Review of Southwest Housing

    Coquitlam will soon kick off a two-year review intended to create vibrant neighbourhoods with more housing options in the southwest part of the community. Read on...
  373. More Coquitlam Residents Helping to Keep Bears Away

    More and more Coquitlam residents are doing their part to keep bears away, according to new statistics. Read on...
  374. Coquitlam Invests in Business Recovery

    Coquitlam is dedicating $25,000 in preliminary funding to help local businesses re-open or expand during the pandemic. Read on...
  375. Coquitlam Celebrates its Environmental Champions

    Coquitlam celebrated its environmental champions last night with a special online award presentation. Read on...
  376. Help Rid Coquitlam of Invasive Species

    The City of Coquitlam has made the control of invasive species, including Giant Hogweed, a priority due to the threat they pose to the natural ecosystem and human health. Read on...
  377. Message From the Mayor - June 19, 2020 - Class of 2020

    Normally at this time of year I would be giving grad speeches at our local high schools. Read on...
  378. Environmental Achievement Awards Announced June 22

    Coquitlam will recognize the recipients of the 2020 Environmental Achievement Awards at the City Council meeting broadcast on June 22. Read on...
  379. Town Centre Recycling Depot Reopens

    Coquitlam residents can once again bring their household recyclables to the Town Centre Recycling Depot, which has reopened with safety measures in place to protect residents and staff. Read on...
  380. Watch for New Streamlined Curbside Collection Calendar

    A new streamlined version of Coquitlam’s curbside collection calendar will hit local mailboxes this week. Read on...
  381. Coquitlam

    Notice of Public Hearing - June 15

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing on Monday, June 15, 2020. Read on...
  382. Public Consultation to Resume on City Projects

    Coquitlam will soon start engaging the public again on non-pandemic issues, after residents gave the idea a thumbs up in a recent survey. Read on...
  383. Join in Coquitlam’s Online Canada Day Event at Home

    Join in the fun at home July 1 as Coquitlam presents its annual Canada Day celebrations online with live music, dance, interactive activities and more. Read on...
  384. Coquitlam Reopens Fields and Courts to Sport User Groups

    Coquitlam has reopened its outdoor fields and sport courts to sport user groups for modified club use, including skills development and practice. Read on...
  385. Appointments Now Accepted for Select City Services

    Coquitlam is now accepting appointments for meetings with staff and in-person services at some facilities, with more to come as the City moves forward with its phased reopening. Read on...
  386. Coquitlam Residents Surveyed on New Shopping Habits

    Coquitlam residents are being asked how the pandemic is changing how they shop, dine out and travel in a new survey. Read on...
  387. Outreach Campaign Offers Support to Coquitlam Businesses

    Coquitlam’s Economic Development staff are hitting the pavement over the next two weeks to make sure local businesses know what supports are available to them during the pandemic. Read on...
  388. Message From the Mayor - June 11, 2020

    As more businesses and City amenities start to reopen, life is starting to feel just that little bit more normal. Families in particular are thrilled to be able to use playgrounds again – and soon, spray pads and outdoor pools. Read on...
  389. Spray Pads and Outdoor Pools Opening Soon in Coquitlam

    More open-air amenities will soon open in Coquitlam, with spray pads set for June 15 and outdoor pools scheduled to open June 27. Read on...
  390. Spaces Still Available in Coquitlam Kids’ Camps and Adult Fitness

    Coquitlam has started taking registrations for outdoor recreation programs offered in July and there are a number of kids’ half-day camps and fitness classes still available. Read on...
  391. Regional Coordination of Re-Opening Dates

    Each municipality in Metro Vancouver is working diligently in re-opening parks, recreation, cultural and library services to our residents and patrons. Read on...
  392. Celebrate Archives Week with a Virtual Visit to the City’s Past

    Coquitlam residents interested in learning more about their community can find a treasure trove of City history online. Read on...
  393. City Accomplishments Highlighted in 2019 Annual Report

    Coquitlam released its 2019 Annual Report to the public today, offering a look back at the City’s focus areas and accomplishments last year. Read on...
  394. Message From the Mayor - June 5, 2020 - Seniors' Week

    It’s BC Seniors’ Week, a time each year when we celebrate our seniors and everything they contribute to our families and community. Seniors’ Week also reminds us to make space in our busy lives for the seniors we know and love. Read on...
  395. Coquitlam Introduces Plan for Phased Reopening

    Coquitlam residents and businesses can look forward to scheduled access to some City facilities starting in mid-June, as the City announces plans for a phased reopening. Read on...
  396. Message From the Mayor - May 29, 2020

    After being cooped up for a while now, the prospect of being able to safely dine out, get a haircut and visit our local shops again is quite exciting. Read on...
  397. Coquitlam Adopts Expedited Process for Business Outdoor Spaces

    Coquitlam has introduced a simple, expedited process to help businesses set up temporary patios and outdoor spaces in as little as two days. Read on...
  398. Options Available to Taxpayers as 2020 Notices Mailed Out

    Property tax notices are being mailed out to Coquitlam homes and businesses this week, but much is different about tax time 2020. Read on...
  399. Coquitlam Reopens Playgrounds and Outdoor Sport Courts

    Coquitlam residents are urged to continue to do their part to slow the spread of COVID-19 as about 50 playgrounds and dozens of outdoor sport courts reopen across the city this week. Read on...
  400. Construction of New Mundy Park Playground Begins Soon

    Work will begin this month on a major upgrade to Mundy Park’s playground. Read on...
  401. Virtual Seniors’ Week Kicks Off Today in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam has moved its Seniors’ Week festivities online for 2020, with a variety of activities celebrating residents aged 50 and up. Read on...
  402. Playgrounds Set to Reopen Across the Tri-Cities

    With warmer weather ahead, local children will have more options to play outdoors after playgrounds reopen in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody and village of Anmore. Read on...
  403. Register June 1 for Modified Summer Camps and Programs

    Coquitlam will start taking registrations June 1 for outdoor day camps and outdoor fitness classes offered in July, with modifications to protect public health. Read on...
  404. Photo Backdrops and Frames Help Grads Celebrate

    Coquitlam has put a fun twist on one typical graduation ritual – photos – to support the class of 2020. Read on...
  405. Coquitlam Puts In Motion Plans to Support Businesses

    Coquitlam is moving forward with a number of actions to help support businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Read on...
  406. Video and Resources Encourage Residents to Go by Bike

    Coquitlam has launched a new video today showcasing its cycling routes and amenities to kick off Go by Bike Week. Read on...
  407. City Park Hosts Supporting Safe Trail and Park Use

    Coquitlam's Park Hosts are ramping up their monitoring of City parks and trails to ensure physical distancing rules are followed on the long weekend. Read on...
  408. Message From the Mayor - May 22, 2020

    If there was ever a year we needed a nice spring, this is certainly it. The warm, sunny days we’ve been enjoying have allowed us to get outside more, providing some respite from the uncertainty and anxiety we’re feeling. Read on...
  409. Love Your Lawn Again with These Tips

    We’re all spending more time in our yards these days, but are Chafer beetles or other lawn issues getting you down? Good lawn care practices throughout the year can help defend your lawn against pests, disease and damage. Read on...
  410. Major Expansion to EV Charging Network in Coquitlam

    Coquitlam is rolling out the biggest expansion yet of its electric vehicle charging network, with the support of federal funding. Read on...
  411. Coquitlam Asks Community: Do You Want to Have Your Say?

    Are you ready be consulted on issues other than the pandemic – and if so, how? Read on...
  412. Stage 1 Water Use Restrictions Now in Effect

    Metro Vancouver’s regional Stage 1 water use restrictions went into effect May 1 and will continue until Oct. 15. Read on...
  413. Online Awards Honour Those Supporting Tri-Cities Youth

    Youth Week 2020 wrapped up across the Tri-Cities on May 7 with an online awards event recognizing young people, adult mentors, businesses, organizations and youth groups making a difference in the lives of local youth. Read on...
  414. Coquitlam Offers Meal Delivery and Other Support to Seniors

    Coquitlam is offering meal delivery, a friendly voice on the phone and other support to seniors during the COVID-19 health crisis. Read on...
  415. Enjoy the Outdoors Safely with CoquitlamSPIRIT

    If thoughts of the long weekend ahead have you yearning for the outdoors, CoquitlamSPIRIT offers some ways to enjoy nature safely. Read on...
  416. Message From the Mayor - May 14, 2020

    We’ve had some good news recently about how B.C. is flattening the curve, and many of us are excited about the prospect of getting back to some of our normal activities. Read on...
  417. Unlimited Yard Trimmings Collection and Large Item Pickup Programs Resume

    Coquitlam’s seasonal unlimited yard trimmings collection and large item pickup programs will resume service effective May 19. Read on...
  418. City Thanks Community for CoquitlamSPIRIT

    A new video launched today expresses the City’s gratitude for how the community has pulled together and displayed their CoquitlamSPIRIT through acts of caring and community connections. Read on...
  419. New Technology Solutions Improve Service Now, and Tomorrow

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been a game-changer for technology in Coquitlam, as solutions for emerging needs are quickly becoming part of the way the City does business. Read on...
  420. Paid Opportunities Offered for Coquitlam Canada Day Celebration

    Coquitlam is offering performers, businesses, artisans and non-profits a chance to get paid to participate in its first-ever online Canada Day celebration. Read on...
  421. Virtual Exhibit Celebrates International Nurses Day

    In honour of International Nurses Day and the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, Coquitlam Archives' current online exhibit shines a spotlight on the School of Psychiatric Nursing at the Provincial Mental Hospital, Essondale. Read on...
  422. Fee Changes and e-Signatures Support Economic Recovery

    Coquitlam is taking steps this week to help free up cash flow and reduce red tape to ensure construction and the related economic spinoffs continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  423. Coquitlam Reimagines its Summer Events and Celebrations

    Coquitlam has reimagined this year’s summertime civic events and festivals to allow the community to have fun, connect and celebrate safely. Read on...
  424. Five Ideas for Those Seeking a Trail Less Travelled

    With warmer weather expected to draw more people outside this weekend, Coquitlam has compiled five options for people seeking a trail less travelled. Read on...
  425. New Portal and Survey Launched to Support Businesses

    Coquitlam launched an online portal and survey for its businesses today – the City’s latest effort to provide them with tools and support during the pandemic and beyond. Read on...
  426. Message From the Mayor - May 7, 2020 - Mental Health Week

    Many of you know that mental health is a topic that is near and dear to me. This week the whole country is talking about it during Mental Health Week May 4 to 10, and there’s no better time than now to be having that conversation. Read on...
  427. Help Keep Parks and Trails Clean and Safe

    More people are escaping to Coquitlam’s outdoor spaces for a break during the pandemic, but not everyone is properly disposing of their litter. Read on...
  428. Select Outdoor Amenities To Reopen Saturday

    Coquitlam will be reopening select outdoor amenities where physical distancing can be maintained, while keeping playgrounds and sport courts closed at this time. Read on...
  429. Open Letter from City Council to Our Community

    The health crisis has forced all of us to rethink our priorities and in many cases, make hard decisions. That’s true for the City as well. Read on...
  430. Coquitlam Offers Ideas to Celebrate Moms this Mother’s Day

    Coquitlam is paying tribute to all moms this week as we approach one of the most unusual Mother’s Day celebrations in history. Read on...
  431. $5-Million Plan Supports Community Now and in the Future

    Coquitlam is moving forward with a broad COVID-19 response plan that includes immediate relief for taxpayers and a funding allocation for a community recovery plan aimed at providing targeted and meaningful support to those in need. Read on...
  432. Get Prepared During Emergency Preparedness Week

    If recent events have taught us anything, it’s that crises definitely test our preparedness, and it is with that lens that Coquitlam supports this year’s Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) from May 3–9. Read on...
  433. Options Available as Recreation Facilities Remain Closed

    While Coquitlam recreation facilities remain closed throughout May, free online options are available to stay active, healthy and connected. Read on...
  434. Free Activities for All Ages as Coquitlam Pilots Online Classes

    Missing the social interaction from your favourite recreation program? Coquitlam is offering the next best thing to being there, with a new series of free live online registered programs running in May and June. Read on...
  435. Message From the Mayor - Youth Week

    This Friday, Coquitlam will kick off our annual celebration of BC Youth Week, which recognizes youth and the contributions they make to their communities. Read on...
  436. What You Pour Down the Storm Drain Could be Deadly to Fish

    The recent death of fish in Coquitlam’s Hoy Creek serves as a reminder that dumping paint, oil and other chemicals down the storm drain can be deadly to local aquatic life. Read on...
  437. Coquitlam Moves Up Facility Maintenance During Closures

    Coquitlam is making good use of the forced closure of City recreation facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  438. Message From the Mayor - April 23, 2020 - Volunteer Week

    It’s often said that if you want to feel better, help someone else. That’s a fitting sentiment this week as we celebrate the contributions of Coquitlam’s volunteers during National Volunteer Week. Read on...
  439. Seek Out Hidden Gems for a Safe Outdoor Experience

    With more than 90 kilometres of trails and 3,400 acres of parks and green spaces, Coquitlam offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors safely and responsibly. Read on...
  440. Stay Healthy and Connected with CoquitlamSPIRIT

    Coquitlam residents can discover healthy and fun things to do, get support and connect with their community in the new CoquitlamSPIRIT online space. Read on...
  441. Celebrate Earth Day with Simple, Planet-Friendly Activities

    With Earth Day approaching on April 22, the City of Coquitlam has rounded up some ideas to help residents plan their own celebration at home. Read on...
  442. Still Time to Nominate a Coquitlam Environmental Champion

    Coquitlam residents, students and organizations have until May 1 to submit nominations for the City’s 2020 Environmental Achievement Awards. Read on...
  443. Do Your Part to Help Keep Local Bears Safe

    With bears out of hibernation and searching for food, Coquitlam is reminding residents to do their part to keep bears away. Read on...
  444. Message From the Mayor - April 16, 2020

    When I think about what will help us get through these difficult times, what comes to mind is care, compassion, connection and community. Read on...
  445. Message From The Mayor - April 9, 2020

    Some of you may be contemplating the upcoming long weekend with less excitement than usual. It can be very disappointing to have to cancel your plans to travel, or to get together with family and friends. Read on...
  446. Open Letter to Our Community

    As we face the uncertain days ahead, you can rely on the City of Coquitlam to continue to do our part. Read on...
  447. Coquitlam Crunch Users Reminded to Maintain Distance

    Last month the City introduced one-way traffic and other measures to protect public health along the Coquitlam Crunch trail, but may need to consider closing the trail or implementing other restrictions if users don’t follow the rules. Read on...
  448. Coquitlam Extends Program Cancellation, Looks to Summer

    Coquitlam has cancelled all registered recreation programs until June 30 and delayed registration amid the COVID-19 health crisis, while providing online activities and continuing to plan for the summer. Read on...
  449. Community Role Essential for COVID-19 Compliance

    As Coquitlam continues to support provincial health orders to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City is urging the public to do its part as well. Read on...
  450. Message from The Mayor - April 2

    This is a challenging time for businesses. Many are struggling, and some fear they won’t survive the COVID-19 crisis. Read on...
  451. Coquitlam Businesses Encouraged to Access Supports and Resources

    Coquitlam is encouraging businesses to take advantage of the supports and resources available to them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  452. Coquitlam Fitness and Recreation Goes Virtual

    Missing your favourite drop-in fitness class or your child’s favourite after-school program? Take advantage of Coquitlam’s free online fitness and recreation resources. Read on...
  453. Bear Sightings Prompt Reminder to Secure Attractants

    Sightings of a black bear this week in Coquitlam are a reminder of the ongoing need to secure waste and other attractants - even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  454. Modifications to Coquitlam Curbside Waste Collection

    To protect the safety of crews, the City’s Large Item Pick-up and Seasonal Unlimited Yard Trimmings programs have been temporarily suspended. The City’s bi-weekly garbage and weekly green cart collection will continue as scheduled. Read on...
  455. Coquitlam Cancels Events in May, Assesses Others

    Coquitlam has cancelled all May event bookings at City parks and facilities based on ongoing direction from B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer and the need to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  456. Message from the Mayor

    A message from the Mayor Read on...
  457. Coquitlam Closes Public Washrooms, Sport Fields, Sport Courts and Skateparks

    To help stop the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, the City of Coquitlam will be closing all sport fields, sport courts and skateparks, including tennis courts and table games in parks. Read on...
  458. Coquitlam Cracks Down on Unauthorized Supply Sales

    People trying to profit from unauthorized sales of medical and other essential supplies in Coquitlam could find themselves paying a $500 fine instead. Read on...
  459. Coquitlam Planning & Development Services During COVID-19

    While City Hall is closed to the public at this time, Coquitlam is still providing modified services to process development and building applications, issue permits, and conduct site inspections. Read on...
  460. Recreation Program Registration Delayed to April 8-9

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the City will be delaying spring recreation program registration to April 8-9. Read on...
  461. Coquitlam Closes Dog Parks in Response to COVID-19

    In a further effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, all of Coquitlam's fenced off-leash dog parks will be closed. Read on...
  462. A Message From The Mayor - March 20, 2020

    A message from Mayor Richard Stewart. Read on...
  463. Coquitlam Will Not Enforce March 31 Utility Bill Deadline

    Coquitlam property owners struggling with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic now have extra time to pay their 2020 Utility Bill. Read on...
  464. Coquitlam Temporarily Closes City Playgrounds

    Playgrounds in Coquitlam parks were temporarily closed today in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Read on...
  465. Coquitlam Closes All City Facilities to Public

    Following the Provincial government announcement of a province-wide state of emergency related to COVID-19, the City of Coquitlam will be closing all civic facilities to the public until further notice. Read on...
  466. Coquitlam Closes Recreation Facilities, Cancels Events and Camps

    Further to today’s direction from the Government of Canada and BC’s Provincial Health Officer, effective the end of the day on March 16, the City of Coquitlam will be closing most of its civic facilities to the public until further notice. Read on...
  467. Refunds and Registration for City Programs

    Further to yesterday's direction from the Government of Canada and BC’s Provincial Health Officer, the City of Coquitlam has closed most of its civic facilities to the public until further notice and cancelled all Spring Break camps and activities. Read on...
  468. COVID-19 – City of Coquitlam Update for Sunday, March 15, 2020

    The City of Coquitlam is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and is following the direction and recommendations of the BC Provincial Health Officer and local health authority (Fraser Health). Read on...
  469. COVID-19 – City of Coquitlam Update for Friday, March 13, 2020

    The City of Coquitlam continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely to ensure we continue to respond to emerging issues as they relate to City facilities, programs, services and events. Read on...
  470. Coquitlam Junior Fire Fighter Program Year Two

    Coquitlam Fire/Rescue, in partnership with School District No. 43, is continuing into the second year of their Junior Firefighter Program. Read on...
  471. Coquitlam Taking Proactive Measures to Support Public Safety

    We know that members of our community may have concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and the City will be providing updates, as required, on the impacts to Coquitlam programs, services and facilities. Read on...
  472. Plans for Town Centre Park and Lake Loop Trail

    Coquitlam is planning a major upgrade to the much-loved Lafarge Lake loop trail at Town Centre Park, including a wharf and public access to the lake’s island for the first time. Read on...
  473. Coquitlam City Hall Elevator and Roof Replacement

    Coquitlam City Hall’s main public elevator is getting replaced with work scheduled to begin March 11 and should be completed by mid-May. Read on...
  474. Mark Your Calendars – Coquitlam Town Hall Thursday, April 2

    Coquitlam residents, business owners, students and others who are interested in our community are invited to participate in the City’s Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 2 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Read on...
  475. SignMeUp – New Online Registration System Launches Today

    The City of Coquitlam is making it easier to register for recreation programs and services with the launch of our new online recreation system. Read on...
  476. Nominate Environmental Champions in Coquitlam

    The City of Coquitlam is inviting nominations for its 2020 Environmental Achievement Awards to recognize volunteers and environmental stewards who work to promote, preserve and enhance Coquitlam's natural environment. Read on...
  477. Technology Continues to Improve City Services

    Technology is increasingly putting City services at the fingertips of Coquitlam residents, and more improvements are on the way. Read on...
  478. Submit Spirit of Coquitlam Grant Applications by March 31

    Non-profit community organizations have until March 31 to apply for funding through the City’s Spirit Grant program. Read on...
  479. Food Vendors Sought for Popular Coquitlam Events

    Are you a local food vendor looking for summer event opportunities? Coquitlam is now accepting applications for food vendors wishing to provide services at the City’s most popular events and reach thousands of people. Read on...
  480. City Centre Aquatic Complex Expanding with Renovation

    Coquitlam is moving forward with plans to expand the City Centre Aquatic Complex, with a proposed renovation project now moving into the design phase. Read on...
  481. $140 Million in Parks and Facilities Upgrades Under Way

    Coquitlam’s ambitious 2020 capital program will see about $140 million in parks and facilities upgrades initiated this year, from new trailside washrooms to multi-year YMCA and Place Maillardville projects. Read on...
  482. Coquitlam

    Notice of Public Hearing - Feb. 24

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing on Monday, February 24, 2020. Read on...
  483. 2020 Utility Payments are Due

    Coquitlam households will be receiving their 2020 utility notices this week and payment is due Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Read on...
  484. Coquitlam Recognized as a Top Employer for Third Year

    The City of Coquitlam has been named a Top Employer in B.C. for the third year in a row. Read on...
  485. New Online Registration System for Parks, Recreation & Culture Programs

    The City of Coquitlam is making it easier to register for recreation programs with the launch of a new registration system coming March 2020. Read on...
  486. Future Oakdale Land Use Goes to Public Hearing Feb. 24

    A public hearing on Feb. 24 will provide a final chance to comment on how Burquitlam’s Oakdale neighbourhood will develop over the next 25 years. Read on...
  487. Citizen Satisfaction on the Rise: Coquitlam Survey

    Citizen satisfaction with Coquitlam’s services is on the rise while transportation, housing and growth continue to be top community issues, according to a new City survey. Read on...
  488. Celebrate Family Day in Coquitlam

    Looking to spend quality time with your family over the long weekend? Coquitlam is serving up family fun all over the City. Read on...
  489. Westwood Plateau Parking Restrictions Activated for Tuesday, Feb. 4

    Due to the latest forecast of a significant snow event for Tuesday, Feb. 4, the City of Coquitlam is activating the Westwood Plateau Parking restrictions. Read on...
  490. Tall Mass Timber Buildings Could Be Coming to Coquitlam

    Coquitlam is applying to be one of B.C.’s early adopters of tall mass timber construction in the hopes of providing more options for the type of construction permitted in the City, leading to an increase in housing options. Read on...
  491. Heavy Rain in the Forecast

    The weather forecast, ?which includes high winds and anticipated rainfall over the next few days, has prompted a High Streamflow Advisory by the River Forecast Centre. Read on...
  492. Volunteer Guest Speaking Opportunities Available in Coquitlam Recreation Facilities

    Coquitlam is seeking community partners to engage seniors on a variety of topics in recreation centres this fall. Read on...
  493. Have Your Say on Coquitlam Seniors Strategy

    Coquitlam residents now have their final chance to comment on a strategy that will shape the City’s parks, recreation and culture services for those 50+ for the next 15 years... Read on...
  494. Coquitlam Named a Finalist in B.C. Open for Business Awards

    Coquitlam has been named a finalist in the province-wide Open for Business Awards, recognizing the successes of the City’s innovative Business LinQ service. Read on...
  495. Coquitlam

    Coquitlam Snow Response and Service Updates

    City of Coquitlam crews are currently working to address the continuous and intense snow fall and freezing temperatures that have hit Metro Vancouver this week. Read on...
  496. Coquitlam

    Task Force Produces Comprehensive Report on 3030 Gordon Shelter

    A new report tabled by the 3030 Gordon Emergency Shelter Task Force provides a comprehensive look at the community impacts of the shelter, as well as a strategic action plan. Read on...
  497. Coquitlam

    Notice of Public Hearing - Jan. 27

    Notice is hereby given that the City of Coquitlam will be holding a Public Hearing on Monday, January 27, 2020. Read on...
  498. Coquitlam

    Artificial Turf Field To Be Constructed with Support from Wesbild

    A partnership between the City of Coquitlam, School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) and Wesbild Holdings has secured funding for a lit artificial turf field and other amenities at the new middle/secondary school and park planned for Burke Mountain. Read on...
  499. Coquitlam

    Be Prepared for Snow

    Metro Vancouver is expecting a cooling trend with potential snow flurries in the next few days and snowfall this coming weekend. Coquitlam residents are reminded to make sure they are prepared and ‘winter wise.’ Read on...
  500. Coquitlam

    New Change Rooms for Arena 3 at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex

    New player and referee change rooms will be added to Arena 3 at Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex (PSLC) in 2020, with the purpose of improving function and user experiences. Read on...
  501. Coquitlam

    Older Adults Can Get Active with Free Recreation Program

    Coquitlam is excited to be continuing a partnership with BC Recreation & Parks Association (BCRPA) to bring you the free program, Choose to Move. Read on...
  502. Coquitlam

    Help Shape the Future of Coquitlam’s Robinson Memorial Park Cemetery

    Coquitlam residents are invited to help the City shape the future of Robinson Memorial Park Cemetery. Read on...
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