Newcomers Directory to Programs & Services

This directory provides information on programs, services and organizations that will assist Coquitlam’s citizens and agencies in referring immigrants and refugees to the numerous programs and supports that are available to them.

Local Government

Local government is the most accessible and responsive level of government, made up of local citizens elected by the community, which together form the City Council.

New Residents

Coquitlam is fast becoming the Lower Mainland's number one location for lifestyle and business.

Newcomers Directory

Freedom of the City

Freedom of the City is the highest honour a city may bestow upon citizens to recognize their distinguished service to the community.


The City of Coquitlam Archives acquires and preserves records that document the history of the city. Our holdings include records of the city government including Council Minutes, Bylaws, and correspondence from the City Clerk’s Office.