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2021 Zero Waste Conferencehttp://www.zwc.ca, zwc2021 Zero Waste ConferenceZero Waste Conference has been at the forefront of Canada’s circular economy journey bringing together thought leaders, innovators and change makers. Registration for the 2021 Zero Waste Conference.http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/zwc2021.jpg, ZWC http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/zwc2021.jpg1.00000000000000 1
Our ocean thanks youhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/liquid-waste/projects-initiatives/microfibres/Pages/default.aspx, Microfibres Our ocean thanks youWashing laundry in cold reduces the amount of microfibres shed from our clothes and improves the health of our oceans. <br /><br /> Small act. Positive impact.http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/microfibres-otter.jpg, Otter http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/microfibres-otter.jpg2.00000000000000 2
May 2021 Update to the Board Strategic Planhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/about/strategic-directions/Pages/default.aspx, Board Strategic PlanMay 2021 Update to the Board Strategic PlanThe Board approved the May 2021 Update to the Board Strategic Plan. This document represents a minor update of the original 2019-2022 plan, reflecting discussions at a February 2021 board strategic planning workshop. http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/2021_Update_to_the_BSP.jpg, Board Strategic Plan http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/2021_Update_to_the_BSP.jpg3.00000000000000 3
Draft Metro 2050 Released for Commenthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/regional-planning/metro-vancouver-2040/metro-2050/Pages/default.aspx, Draft Metro 2050 released for commentDraft Metro 2050 Released for CommentA draft of the updated regional growth strategy, Metro 2050, was released in June 2021 and is open for comment until November 26, 2021.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/regional-planning/metro-vancouver-2040/metro-2050/PublishingImages/bg1.jpg, Metro 2050 http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/regional-planning/metro-vancouver-2040/metro-2050/PublishingImages/bg1.jpg4.00000000000000 4
Fall/Winter 2021 Nature Program Guide Now Availablehttps://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/MVRegionalParks, Fall/Winter 2021 Nature Program Guide Fall/Winter 2021 Nature Program Guide Now AvailableIn-park and online programs offer fun, safe ways to explore nature. Registration for September to December now open.http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/Nature-Guide-Fall-Winter.jpeg, Nature Guide http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/Nature-Guide-Fall-Winter.jpeg5.00000000000000 5
Regional Lawn Watering Regulationshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/lawns, LawnsRegional Lawn Watering RegulationsRegional lawn watering regulations are in effect May 1 to October 15. Conserving water in the spring helps to manage the water supply through the summer and early fall when the weather is hot and dry. Review the regulations for residential and non-residential properties to ensure you’re doing your part to conserve our drinking water. http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/LawnWateringRegulations.jpg, Regional Lawn Watering Regulations http://www.metrovancouver.org/StoryImages/LawnWateringRegulations.jpg6.00000000000000 6

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Climate, Infrastructure, Housing, Transit and Economic Prosperity Took Centre Stage at Metro Vancouver’s All-Party Forumhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/691/climate-infrastructure-housing-transit-and-economic-prosperity-took-centre-stage-at-metro-vancouvers-all-party-forum, http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/691/climate-infrastructure-housing-transit-and-economic-prosperity-took-centre-stage-at-metro-vancouvers-all-party-forum65Climate, Infrastructure, Housing, Transit and Economic Prosperity Took Centre Stage at Metro Vancouver’s All-Party Forum2021-09-17T07:00:00Z
Local Government Matters in the 2021 Federal Electionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/689/local-government-matters-in-the-2021-federal-election, http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/689/local-government-matters-in-the-2021-federal-election66Local Government Matters in the 2021 Federal Election2021-09-02T07:00:00Z
Reduce Ocean Pollution by Preventing Laundry Microfibreshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/690/reduce-ocean-pollution-by-preventing-laundry-microfibres, Reduce Ocean Pollution by Preventing Laundry Microfibres 59Reduce Ocean Pollution by Preventing Laundry Microfibres2021-09-17T07:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver PNE Fair Exhibit to Showcase Significant Regional Projects and Initiativeshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/685/metro-vancouver-pne-fair-exhibit-to-showcase-significant-regional-projects-and-initiatives, http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/685/metro-vancouver-pne-fair-exhibit-to-showcase-significant-regional-projects-and-initiatives62Metro Vancouver PNE Fair Exhibit to Showcase Significant Regional Projects and Initiatives2021-08-12T07:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Culture Project Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/683/metro-vancouver-awards-$300000-in-regional-culture-project-grants, http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/683/metro-vancouver-awards-$300000-in-regional-culture-project-grants60Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Culture Project Grants2021-08-09T07:00:00Z
Board in Brief - July 30, 2021http://www.metrovancouver.org/boards/BoardPublications/Board_in_Brief_-_July_30_2021.pdf, Board in Brief - July 30, 202134Board in Brief - July 30, 20212021-08-05T07:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver Update - July 2021https://mvupdate.metrovancouver.org/issue-75/, Metro Vancouver Update - July 202131Metro Vancouver Update - July 20212021-07-30T07:00:00Z
Conservation Urged as Region's Water Use Nears Record Highhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/673/conservation-urged-as-region's-water-use-nears-record-high, http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/673/conservation-urged-as-region's-water-use-nears-record-high55Conservation Urged as Region's Water Use Nears Record High
From Old Mattresses to Disposable Masks, Put Waste in its Placehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/solid-waste/652/from-old-mattresses-to-disposable-masks-put-waste-in-its-place, From Old Mattresses to Disposable Masks, Put Waste in its Place47From Old Mattresses to Disposable Masks, Put Waste in its Place2021-03-22T07:00:00Z