City of Port Coquitlam

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A vibrant community of more than 57,000 people, Port Coquitlam boasts a picturesque natural setting, a strategic location, progressive business opportunities, small town spirit and a dedication to healthy living that offers an exceptional living and working environment for people of all ages and lifestyles.

Over the last several years, the City has been bustling with new commercial, institutional, industrial and residential developments, much of which are close to its historic and authentic downtown core or in new growth areas such as the Dominion Triangle. To meet the needs of its residents, the City is undertaking improvements to infrastructure, transportation and other services, including the new Leigh Square Community Arts Village and the Coast Meridian Overpass.

Incorporated as a municipality in 1913, Port Coquitlam strives to be a complete community that balances social, environmental and economic values while fulfilling the priorities set by our citizens. Port Coquitlam enjoys small-town spirit and big-city connections its engaged and active citizens make the community a better place to live, work and play. They provide and support a wide variety of opportunities for citizen involvement.

Port Coquitlam is centrally located within the Lower Mainland, with easy access to Vancouver via road, transit and commuter rail links. This accessibility, combined with the availability of affordable industrial, commercial and residential properties and the continued focus on economic growth, has drawn a large number of progressive enterprises to the community.

Port Coquitlam is a desirable and safe place to live and raise a family. Its residents have access to more than 266 hectares of parkland and an extensive system of outdoor trails perfect for cycling, hiking and leisurely walks. A wide variety of housing choices, quality schools, health care facilities, shopping, recreation and arts facilities, and numerous places of worship round out this warm and caring community.

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