Metro Vancouver Calls on B.C. Government to Prioritize Infrastructure in Economic Recovery Planshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/612/Metro Vancouver Calls on B.C. Government to Prioritize Infrastructure in Economic Recovery Plans612Metro 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
Cultural Grants – Application Deadline August 4http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/608/Cultural Grants – Application Deadline August 4608Cultural Grants – Application Deadline August 4GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2027C6F1EB0E490EAFB6EF86A3F8101E"><p style="text-align:justify;">Metro Vancouver is accepting submissions for its regional cultural grants. A total of $140,000 in funding assistance is available to arts and culture organizations for regional projects, with a maximum of $10,000 per project grant. </p><p><br></p></div>2020-05-22T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Supports B.C.’s Economic Re-opening Planhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/606/Metro Vancouver Supports B.C.’s Economic Re-opening Plan606Metro Vancouver Supports B.C.’s Economic Re-opening PlanGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass128AF174D4674875ADA9651C01E7C0C7"><p>​Metro Vancouver applauds the B.C. Government's effective strategy for controlling the COVID-19 epidemic and supports the plan for a measured re-opening of the economy.<br></p></div>2020-05-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Acknowledges B.C.'s Initial Actions to Address Local Government Fundinghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/604/Metro Vancouver Acknowledges B.C.'s Initial Actions to Address Local Government Funding604Metro Vancouver Acknowledges B.C.'s Initial Actions to Address Local Government FundingGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass15A0EE21BCBE478FB55645C36F68C49E"> Metro Vancouver thanks the Province of B.C. for the new financial relief measures announced this morning by Ministers Carole James and Selina Robinson, as a positive first step in mitigating the economic hardship endured by local governments. </div>2020-04-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver's 2020 Standing Committees Announcedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/595/Metro Vancouver's 2020 Standing Committees Announced595Metro Vancouver's 2020 Standing Committees AnnouncedGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEF2F133F44144A5BB0BCB90FA6567EAB"><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Metro Vancouver Board Chair Sav Dhaliwal has announced the standing committee structure and appointments for 2020 to meet the needs of a growing and diverse region. </font></font></div>2019-12-16T08:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver's Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Second Term http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/593/Metro Vancouver's Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Second Term593Metro Vancouver's Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Second Term GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass96ED5F611EB743DC864952C5DA0123C9"><font face="Calibri" size="3"><font face="Calibri" size="3">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 second term. </font></font></div>2019-11-29T08:00:00Zstring;#2019
Undecided This Election? Visit Local Government Matters For Answershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/588/Undecided This Election? Visit Local Government Matters For Answers588Undecided This Election? Visit Local Government Matters For AnswersGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass6D4EC2BE4AC143E8B76FBF4532929D07">With less than a week left before voting day, Metro Vancouver is encouraging undecided voters to check out LocalGovernmentMatters.ca, where three of Canada’s four biggest parties – the New Democratic Party, the Liberal Party and the Green Party – have clarified how they would tackle major issues facing the region should they form government on October 21.</div>2019-10-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Local Government Matters in the 2019 Federal Election http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/585/Local Government Matters in the 2019 Federal Election585Local Government Matters in the 2019 Federal Election GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass6788A76E5A2344F7B6F0AB0F54EE240A"><p>Metro Vancouver is calling on Canada’s four largest political parties to publicly clarify their platforms on critical issues facing the region – affordable housing, climate change, environmental protection, and sustainable funding for major infrastructure projects</p> </div>2019-08-21T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver Launches New Regional Economic Prosperity Servicehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/584/Metro Vancouver Launches New Regional Economic Prosperity Service584Metro Vancouver Launches New Regional Economic Prosperity ServiceGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4EE6C024FAF0497EBF4DE759DF96CFE2"><p>Metro Vancouver is establishing a regional economic prosperity service that will focus on regional collaboration to advance shared economic, livability and sustainability goals in Canada’s Pacific Gateway.</p></div>2019-08-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver Awards 2019 Regional Culture Project Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/583/Metro Vancouver Awards 2019 Regional Culture Project Grants583Metro Vancouver Awards 2019 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="ExternalClass9BD0874A6A9A4809B63BACD7590F9816"><p>​Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the award of $130,000 in Regional Culture Project Grants this year to 29 arts and culture organizations across the region.</p></div>2019-07-30T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver Appoints Jerry Dobrovolny as New Commissioner/CAOhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/582/Metro Vancouver Appoints Jerry Dobrovolny as New Commissioner/CAO582Metro Vancouver Appoints Jerry Dobrovolny as New Commissioner/CAOGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF75A670035C04809A6C3C4C5AA99125A"><p>Following a comprehensive 6-month recruitment process and North American-wide search, Mr. Jerry Dobrovolny was appointed today by the Board of Directors to serve as the Metro Vancouver Regional District’s new Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioner, effective November 2, 2019.</p></div>2019-07-26T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver's Commissioner/Chief Administrative Officer Retiring this Yearhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/571/Metro Vancouver's Commissioner/Chief Administrative Officer Retiring this Year571Metro Vancouver's Commissioner/Chief Administrative Officer Retiring this YearGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassED576DBF3C0F4A6CA1BC619E149055A8"><p>​Metro Vancouver announces the pending retirement of Carol Mason from the position of Commissioner/Chief Administrative Officer with the Metro Vancouver Regional District, effective on or about July 26, 2019.</p></div>2019-01-25T08:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver Announces Committees for 2019http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/569/Metro Vancouver Announces Committees for 2019569Metro Vancouver Announces Committees for 2019GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassA7829199927547F095B8680F7F8ABB9C"><p>​Metro Vancouver Board Chair Sav Dhaliwal has announced the committee structure and appointments for 2019 to meet the needs of a growing and diverse region. </p></div>2018-12-20T08:00:00Zstring;#2018
Metro Vancouver Board Elects 2019 Chair and Vice Chairhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/568/Metro Vancouver Board Elects 2019 Chair and Vice Chair568Metro Vancouver Board Elects 2019 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="ExternalClass97AB63F2D0D64568AC89C9BD8452CFA0"><p>​Metro Vancouver's Board of Directors today elected Sav Dhaliwal, Councillor, City of Burnaby, as its new Chair for 2019, with Linda Buchanan, Mayor, City of North Vancouver, elected as Vice Chair. The positions are for a one-year term.</p></div>2018-11-16T08:00:00Zstring;#2018
Abbotsford Officially Withdraws from Metro Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/524/Abbotsford Officially Withdraws from Metro Vancouver524Abbotsford Officially Withdraws from Metro VancouverGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC6BBE06F3FD546DCA3AED3B0E2974CCB"><p>​The City of Abbotsford will no longer participate as a member of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Board for park purposes after an amending bylaw was recently approved by the Board</p></div>2018-04-30T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Metro Vancouver to Revisit Board Remunerationhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/520/Metro Vancouver to Revisit Board Remuneration520Metro Vancouver to Revisit Board RemunerationGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB3ED3E9445C4468B9E5B8555D81D5FC9"><p>​​Metro Vancouver Board Chair Greg Moore today announced his intention to put forth a motion for reconsideration of the recently approved Board Remuneration Bylaw at the upcoming Board meeting on April 27. </p></div>2018-04-03T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Metro Vancouver Receives Canada's 2018 Clean50 and Clean16 Awardshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/510/Metro Vancouver Receives Canada's 2018 Clean50 and Clean16 Awards510Metro Vancouver Receives Canada's 2018 Clean50 and Clean16 AwardsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass7F86F1CE90D9418DBED53C6D3138623B"><p>Metro Vancouver has received Canada’s 2018 Clean50 and Clean16 awards for demonstrated leadership in sustainability excellence through its development and support of Canada’s National Zero Waste Council.</p></div>2017-09-22T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Awards 2017 Cultural Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/501/Metro Vancouver Awards 2017 Cultural Grants501Metro Vancouver Awards 2017 Cultural GrantsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1BDD857EE14E4CD28FAEF414B3CFB8D9"><p>Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the award of $110,000 in Regional Project Grants this year to over thirty arts and culture organizations across the region.</p></div>2017-08-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Cultural Grants - Application Deadline May 24http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/467/Cultural Grants - Application Deadline May 24467Cultural Grants - Application Deadline May 24GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass5602DA58370A448EAE12BA05842B80FD"><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, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.​​</p></div>2017-04-07T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Local Government Matters in this Year's Provincial Electionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/462/Local Government Matters in this Year's Provincial Election462Local Government Matters in this Year's Provincial ElectionGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEF3E98D9F4E64C739D4A531157E7D657"><p>Metro Vancouver is calling on British Columbia’s four largest political parties to publicly clarify their platforms on critical issues facing the region, including affordable housing, transit and protecting the environment, as well as how they intend to work with the regional government on funding major capital projects.</p></div>2017-03-01T08:00:00Zstring;#2017