Roles of Metro Vancouver
Services Metro Vancouver’s core services, provided principally to municipalities, are: drinking water, sewerage and drainage, and solid waste management. Significant services provided directly to the public include regional parks and affordable housing.
Policy Metro Vancouver’s main areas of planning and regulatory responsibility are: utilities, air quality, regional growth, and regional parks. The Board also carries out strategies on other issues best dealt with at a regional level.Political Forum
Metro Vancouver serves as the main political forum for discussion of significant community issues at the regional level. It acts as a facilitator, convenor, partner, advocate, and a significant conduit for information and education to the community.