Port Coquitlam


PORT COQUITLAM  () is located on the north side of the FRASER R between the Pitt and Coquitlam rivers, 27 km east of VANCOUVER. Burke Mt (el 1,097 m) is a natural boundary to the north. For thousands of years before white settlement, the area was used by Coast Salish people (see SALISHAN FIRST NATIONS), including the Kwikwetl'em people. The name derives from an aboriginal word meaning "little red salmon." The first European settlers were...

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