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  • Fire at Vancouver Waterfront

    A fire that broke out at 1:40pm at the Centerm Container Terminal on the south shore of Burrard Inlet led to a partial evacuation of Vancouver’s waterfront area on the afternoon of March 4, 2015. Metro Vancouver was asked to provide air quality monitoring information to help assess the impacts of the fire. Data from Metro Vancouver’s network of air quality monitoring stations are available in real-time at airmap.ca


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Metro Vancouver Lowers Tipping Fees for Large Waste Loadshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/solid-waste/387/Metro Vancouver Lowers Tipping Fees for Large Waste Loads387Metro Vancouver Lowers Tipping Fees for Large Waste LoadsGP0|#8fb49f9f-995b-4599-996f-83d874daad35;L0|#08fb49f9f-995b-4599-996f-83d874daad35|Solid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass35C4E0A3311F4FFC8EABC025AB69617B">Metro Vancouver today announced revisions to the tipping fees charged for disposing of garbage at regional waste management facilities.</div>2015-02-13T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
$2.8 Million Bequest to Enhance Metro Vancouver's Regional Parkshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/386/$2.8 Million Bequest to Enhance Metro Vancouver's Regional Parks386$2.8 Million Bequest to Enhance Metro Vancouver's Regional ParksGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0CDAFCF913BC4064B9FF6EEA3D0B5638"><p>​A generous bequest of $2.8 million from the estate of a Metro Vancouver resident who loved the outdoors will help enhance Metro Vancouver’s Regional Parks and provide opportunities for citizen stewardship.</p></div>2015-02-06T08:00:00Zstring;#2015

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million people in the region and growing