Metro Vancouver Committees Announced for 2017http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/458/Metro Vancouver Committees Announced for 2017458Metro Vancouver Committees Announced for 2017GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9A916CE1E8BC4838B5F7EA05939435F4"><p>​​Metro Vancouver Board Chair Greg Moore has announced the committee structure for 2017.</p></div>2016-12-16T08:00:00Zstring;#2016
Metro Vancouver Seeks Changes to Provincial Property Taxes and Home Owner Grant Allocationhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/456/Metro Vancouver Seeks Changes to Provincial Property Taxes and Home Owner Grant Allocation456Metro Vancouver Seeks Changes to Provincial Property Taxes and Home Owner Grant AllocationGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass27311EC644F040EF98A6320BE8C64CF2"><p>Metro Vancouver will encourage the provincial parties in the spring of 2017 to make changes to the Home Owner Grant and tax allocation program in order to provide a more fair and equitable system of property taxation in B.C.</p></div>2016-12-07T08:00:00Zstring;#2016
Vancouver Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/454/Vancouver Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed454 Vancouver Chair and Vice Chair AcclaimedGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE55A3F4EC72F422C84C57F230CB31F8A">Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore and City of Vancouver Councillor Raymond Louie have been acclaimed as Chair and Vice-Chair, respectively, of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors operating as the Greater Vancouver Regional District, for their sixth term in a row. They have held these positions since 2012.</div>2016-11-25T08:00:00Zstring;#2016
Cultural Grants - Application Deadline June 6http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/438/Cultural Grants - Application Deadline June 6438Cultural Grants - Application Deadline June 6GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC14483E720BD4AE992D2A1F43B26294F"><p>The Regional Project Grants will support research, creation, production, dissemination, audience development, project staff and/or administrative capacity building and the per-project grant awarded to a maximum of $10,000. Completed applications must be submitted by 4 pm, Monday, June 6, 2016.</p></div>2016-04-28T07:00:00Zstring;#2016
Metro Vancouver Providing Leadership on Regional Prosperityhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/431/Metro Vancouver Providing Leadership on Regional Prosperity431Metro Vancouver Providing Leadership on Regional ProsperityGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass37723A6629A442D5905D7D97B9976CF3">Metro Vancouver is home to diverse, innovative, and creative industries, public authorities, universities, and local government agencies. What is missing, however, is a mechanism to coordinate the efforts of these sectors, and help them develop a collaborative, strategic approach to the region’s prosperity, according to a green paper produced by Metro Vancouver’s Regional Economy Task Force and endorsed by the Board.</div>2015-12-16T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Board Recommends Mayors’ Council Be Responsible For Regional Transportation Policy http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/430/Metro Vancouver Board Recommends Mayors’ Council Be Responsible For Regional Transportation Policy430Metro Vancouver Board Recommends Mayors’ Council Be Responsible For Regional Transportation Policy GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass7679AE0DAD5A478681853C84EDED4F3A"><p>​The Metro Vancouver Board believes that legislative change is essential to fully address the concerns that exist as a result of TransLink’s current governance structure, and is requesting changes to the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act be pursued beginning in the first quarter of 2016. </p></div>2015-12-15T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/428/Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed428Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair AcclaimedGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9011223012924378857C31603A7CFC08"><p>​Today, for the fifth time, Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore was acclaimed as Chair of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors, and City of Vancouver Councillor Raymond Louie was acclaimed as Vice Chair. </p></div>2015-12-11T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver and UBC Formalize Collaborationhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/425/Metro Vancouver and UBC Formalize Collaboration425Metro Vancouver and UBC Formalize CollaborationGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD64E0527ED604917A0F1114D7A713BC7"><p>Metro Vancouver and the University of British Columbia have signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that strengthens their ongoing collaboration to address regional economic, social and environmental sustainability challenges.</p></div>2015-12-10T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Representative Appointed to YVR Boardhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/390/Metro Vancouver Representative Appointed to YVR Board390Metro Vancouver Representative Appointed to YVR BoardGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass833481555BFD49B29D35B62955B77900"><p>Metro Vancouver’s Board of Directors has appointed former New Westminster mayor Wayne Wright to the Board of the Vancouver International Airport Authority, for a period lasting May 2015 to May 2018.</p></div>2015-03-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2015
2015 Committees Announced for Metro Vancouver Boards First Four-year Mandatehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/384/2015 Committees Announced for Metro Vancouver Boards First Four-year Mandate3842015 Committees Announced for Metro Vancouver Boards First Four-year MandateGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB043CEDAF14B41D38644CF742EACB5BD"><p>​As Metro Vancouver’s Board of Directors begins its first four-year mandate, Board Chair Greg Moore has restructured the Board committees to meet the needs and aspirations of our growing and increasingly diverse region.</p></div>2015-01-13T08:00:00Zstring;#2015
Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/378/Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed378Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair AcclaimedGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass7E3396123D8242F5943A1E3C4D388F28"><p>​Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore and City of Vancouver Councillor Raymond Louie today were acclaimed as Chair and Vice Chair of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors for 2015, positions they respectively held in 2014.​​</p></div>2014-12-12T08:00:00Zstring;#2014
Create Memories, Not Garbagehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/382/Create Memories, Not Garbage382Create Memories, Not GarbageGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassFDEE9B59F1FC413AAD382CB2C0DB6FAE"><p>​Instead of just buying gifts this holiday season, invest in creating memories too! Gifts like child minding or dog walking, experiences like family baking or bungee jumping are great ways to show how much you care.​</p></div>2014-12-04T08:00:00Zstring;#2014
Metro Vancouver 2015 Budget Increase Smallest in Over a Decadehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/381/Metro Vancouver 2015 Budget Increase Smallest in Over a Decade381Metro Vancouver 2015 Budget Increase Smallest in Over a DecadeGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass08BFD044BEFC49699A7046DF4F7729B8"><p>​Metro Vancouver’s operating budget will increase by 0.5% for 2015 for a total of $657.1 million. Utility fees and property taxes paid by the average household will increase by $5 to $427 in 2015.​</p></div>2014-11-03T08:00:00Zstring;#2014
Story Tellers Create Memories No Garbagehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/375/Story Tellers Create Memories No Garbage375Story Tellers Create Memories No GarbageGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB4282936F92747B28674633B9820AE5A"><p>​Local performers will tell their holiday season stories during a public performance which celebrates memories of time spent with family and friends. A live television taping at the Cottage Bistro 4470 Main Street at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.​​​</p></div>2014-10-31T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
Lack of Consultation on Flawed Report Disrespectful say Metro Vancouver Local Governmentshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/6/Lack of Consultation on Flawed Report Disrespectful say Metro Vancouver Local Governments6Lack of Consultation on Flawed Report Disrespectful say Metro Vancouver Local GovernmentsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0E404EC72DF747C39E0510E004BC694B"><p>​A recently released report on compensation for public sector employees in British Columbia is flawed and was prepared in a manner that is profoundly disrespectful to municipalities and their citizens</p></div>2014-09-22T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants 2014http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/15/Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants 201415Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants 2014GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEF2B87D64AE947DE8DF3FD38074BD99E">Cultural groups can now apply to Metro Vancouver for regional projects. The application form and Project Grant Eligibility and Selection Criteria can be downloaded from <a href="/">www.metrovancouver.org</a> </div>2014-06-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2014
Metro Vancouver Board Chooses 2014 Chair and Vice Chairhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/36/Metro Vancouver Board Chooses 2014 Chair and Vice Chair36Metro Vancouver Board Chooses 2014 Chair and Vice ChairGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass6ABF9B76893F43B4BC28F39FA08632AB">Elected officials on Metro Vancouver Board of Directors today acclaimed City of Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore as the Board’s 2014 Chair.</div>2013-12-13T08:00:00Zstring;#2013
Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants: Regional Projectshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/52/Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants: Regional Projects52Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants: Regional ProjectsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass43F50D5BA1B442D485B4629CCCBBD3C4">Cultural groups can now apply to Metro Vancouver for regional projects. The 2013 application form and Project Grant Eligibility and Selection Criteria can be downloaded from <a href="/">www.metrovancouver.org</a> </div>2013-06-18T07:00:00Zstring;#2013
Local Government Matters in the Provincial Electionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/54/Local Government Matters in the Provincial Election54Local Government Matters in the Provincial ElectionGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3B591C8114014F02B188A52F49D22521">Metro Vancouver today made public the questions asked of British Columbia’s four largest political parties about issues such as affordable housing, transportation, environmental protection and provincial government funding for municipalities.</div>2013-04-12T07:00:00Zstring;#2013
Metro Vancouver Board chooses 2013 Chair and Vice Chairhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/61/Metro Vancouver Board chooses 2013 Chair and Vice Chair61Metro Vancouver Board chooses 2013 Chair and Vice ChairGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass59FAE3202E2C43A6AE39185E90233B14">City of Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore has been acclaimed as the 2013 Chair of Metro Vancouver’s Board of Directors.<br>At today’s Metro Vancouver Board meeting, the Board also acclaimed City of Vancouver Councillor Raymond Louie as the 2013 Vice Chair.</div>2012-12-14T08:00:00Zstring;#2012