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 Vancouver’s All-Party Forum691Climate, Infrastructure, Housing, Transit and Economic Prosperity Took Centre Stage at Metro Vancouver’s All-Party ForumGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass42981F949E9D44F8AF16C03AD534154E"><p>Metro Vancouver hosted the 2021 All-Party Federal Election Forum to give candidates contesting the Canadian general election an opportunity to speak about local and regional issues.<br></p></div>2021-09-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
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 Election689Local Government Matters in the 2021 Federal ElectionGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass74DF693F00F9425989502C67B4858BF9"><p>​With the Canadian federal election on the horizon, Metro Vancouver is shining a spotlight on the need to strengthen and financially support investments in critical infrastructure through its <a href="http://subscription.metrovancouver.org/sites/Media/default.aspx?jg=b3ba7a4a-f503-4855-9219-61e029a566d4&eg=abcf7139-757c-4930-9888-b653054dd772&lg=c26dbcf5-4a35-447d-8940-1c2db68aa388&ltp=c">Local Government Matters</a> platform.<br></p></div>2021-09-02T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
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 Initiatives685Metro Vancouver PNE Fair Exhibit to Showcase Significant Regional Projects and InitiativesGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3031804E7DDC4B3CA4F9C1D9AD4CD15F"><p>Members of the public will learn about — and be wowed by — Metro Vancouver’s many vital services, projects and initiatives when they visit the regional district’s activation at this summer’s PNE Fair.</p></div>2021-08-12T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Culture Project Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/683/Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Culture Project Grants683Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Culture Project GrantsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2385D643CEC44757BE42BFE7586F513E"><p>​Metro Vancouver is delighted to award $300,000 in regional culture project grants to 54 local arts and culture organizations — the highest single-year grant award in the program’s history.<br></p></div>2021-08-09T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Collaborationhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=676676Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, CollaborationGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass702A64D7B3274F54B59CD2A12B56B8B4"><p>Metro Vancouver’s Regional Economic Prosperity Service is pleased to welcome Katie Fitzmaurice in the key role of Vice President, Collaboration.<br> </p></div>2021-07-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Strategic Investmenthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=668668Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Strategic InvestmentGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass790B68D873F64A56953FF718AA8CCA2B"><p>Metro Vancouver’s Regional Economic Prosperity Service is pleased to welcome Chris Heine to its growing, dynamic team in the key role of Vice President, Strategic Investment.<br></p></div>2021-06-24T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Statement from Sav Dhaliwal, Chair, Metro Vancouver Board, on the Kamloops residential school findingshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=663663Statement from Sav Dhaliwal, Chair, Metro Vancouver Board, on the Kamloops residential school findingsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC9AC86819D7C422BB4EE9ACE86399202"><p>We express our deepest sympathies to the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc people on whose territory the bodies of 215 children were found in the area of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. <br></p></div>2021-06-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
New Technical Paper Lays Out Strategic Economic Development Priorities for the Metro Vancouver Region as it Transitions to a Digital Age Economyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=662662New Technical Paper Lays Out Strategic Economic Development Priorities for the Metro Vancouver Region as it Transitions to a Digital Age EconomyGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassCEB80D990B9446D8B6ED9FD7908812AF"><p>As the Metro Vancouver region emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and contends with the myriad economic impacts that have been laid bare by this pandemic, there are immediate opportunities to reorient the region's approach to economic development and to adapt its systems and processes for the challenges and possibilities that will arise as the region fast-transitions to a digital age economy.<br></p></div>2021-05-31T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Embraces B.C. Budget that Tackles Pandemic-Related Challenges and Lays Foundation for Economic Recoveryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=656656Metro Vancouver Embraces B.C. Budget that Tackles Pandemic-Related Challenges and Lays Foundation for Economic RecoveryGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass77E759C7746E46D49341D39FAE36C73A"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">M</span><span style="text-align:justify;">e</span><span style="text-align:justify;">tro Vancouver embraces Tuesday's provincial budget, which bolsters financial supports for the people and businesses that have suffered the most during the COVID-19 pandemic, and looks to create opportunities to support a strong recovery for all British Columbians.</span><br></p></div>2021-04-21T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Applauds Canada’s Bold and Inclusive Budget 2021http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=655655Metro Vancouver Applauds Canada’s Bold and Inclusive Budget 2021GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2963F8F220104CB784E2A8A19B487FA0"><p>Metro Vancouver applauds the federal government's ongoing commitment to supporting people, businesses and those who are most vulnerable to the continuing effects of the COVID-19 health crisis, as outlined in the 2021 budget.<br></p></div>2021-04-19T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
$150K in Cultural Grants Apply by May 10http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=654654$150K in Cultural Grants Apply by May 10GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassACDB3B0D196746C496180CB70FC298D7"><div><p>​A total of $150,000 in funding assistance is available to arts and culture organizations for regional projects, with a maximum of $10,000 per project grant. <br></p></div></div>2021-04-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Board Urges Province to Increase Access to Mental-Health Services to Partner With and Support Policehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=653653Metro Vancouver Board Urges Province to Increase Access to Mental-Health Services to Partner With and Support PoliceGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBD5A794F951B4816A02F0D04F9F8F682"><p>​The Metro Vancouver Board of Directors endorsed a resolution on Friday calling upon the B.C. government to increase access to mental-health services, and to partner with and support local police in all Metro Vancouver communities to more effectively help those having mental-health crises.<br></p></div>2021-03-29T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Appoints President of Regional Economic Prosperity Service to Drive Industrial Growth, Equitable Opportunity, and Greater Economic Inclusionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=647647Metro Vancouver Appoints President of Regional Economic Prosperity Service to Drive Industrial Growth, Equitable Opportunity, and Greater Economic InclusionGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0B78D1C9B2DB46E3B75EDA333483DEEA"><p>​Today, Metro Vancouver announced the appointment of David Flaks as president of the Regional Economic Prosperity Service (REPS), a new service that Metro Vancouver will provide to advance more broadly shared economic prosperity, livability, and sustainability for the region’s 2.7 million residents.<br></p></div>2021-01-15T08:00:00Zstring;#2021
2021 Standing Committees and Appointments Announced for Metro Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=6466462021 Standing Committees and Appointments Announced for Metro VancouverGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass02835C946C9E43E1BAD4D12ECA68601B"><p>The 2021 Metro Vancouver Board has 14 standing committees and two task forces which represent the 21 member municipalities, one electoral area, and one treaty First Nation that comprise Metro Vancouver.</p><br></div>2020-12-24T08:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Elected Officials Reflect on Opportunities Ahead in New Web Serieshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=645645Metro Vancouver Elected Officials Reflect on Opportunities Ahead in New Web SeriesGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC9BD24A5231D4A308DAFAE148A4E6091"><p>Metro Vancouver residents are invited to <a href="/chatwiththechair" target="_blank">sit down remotely</a> with host Jaeny Baik for <em>Chat with the Chair,</em> a new web series featuring intimate discussions with the chairs of Metro Vancouver's board and committees to hear their authentic, first-hand insights, inspirations, and aspirations for the region. <br></p></div>2020-12-08T08:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver's Board Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Third Termhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=644644Metro Vancouver's Board Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Third TermGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass8E6CAC3A29974B3E8EA845BBB7AA365F"><p>​Burnaby Councillor Sav Dhaliwal and City of North Vancouver Mayor Linda Buchanan have been acclaimed as Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors for their third consecutive term.<br></p></div>2020-11-27T08:00:00Zstring;#2020
Majority of Residents Support Infrastructure Investment for Post-Pandemic Recoveryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=642642Majority of Residents Support Infrastructure Investment for Post-Pandemic RecoveryGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass6E1CB96916C248A18AE0EBE7BB234B79"><p>​The vast majority of Metro Vancouver residents want all orders of government to jointly invest in the region's critical infrastructure to help the economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent public opinion research.<br></p></div>2020-11-18T08:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Awards 2020 Regional Culture Project Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=640640Metro Vancouver Awards 2020 Regional Culture Project GrantsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass402D0ECEB59740579099D8E6ED8033D3"><p>​Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the award of $140,000 in Regional Culture Project Grants this year to 29 arts and culture organizations.<br></p></div>2020-10-19T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Identifies Key Regional Issues Ahead of 2020 BC Electionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=639639Metro Vancouver Identifies Key Regional Issues Ahead of 2020 BC ElectionGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1741C623B8AD495687AB4186BF9B126C"><p>​Metro Vancouver residents are invited to learn how key regional challenges will be addressed by provincial parties through the Local Government Matters 2020 platform, a non-partisan election initiative to elicit solutions to challenges facing local governments and residents ahead of the 2020 BC election.<br></p></div>2020-10-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Calls on B.C. Government to Prioritize Infrastructure in Economic Recovery Planshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/Lists/HTMLMediaReleases/DispForm.aspx?ID=612612Metro Vancouver Calls on B.C. Government to Prioritize Infrastructure in Economic Recovery PlansGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass62EE47FF2E074AE5AB8FFA8A26FB1DB2"><p>​In a submission to the B.C. Government's consultation on Budget 2021, Metro Vancouver is urging the Province to consider investments in core infrastructure as an essential component of B.C.'s economic recovery strategy.<br></p></div>2020-06-24T07:00:00Zstring;#2020