Metro Vancouver Board Elects 2023 Chair and Vice Chairhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/778/Metro Vancouver Board Elects 2023 Chair and Vice Chair778Metro Vancouver Board Elects 2023 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="ExternalClass8A08D42F39DB4A999AF196972D7228B8"><p>​Metro Vancouver's Board of Directors has elected George Harvie, mayor of the City of Delta, as its new chair for 2023, with John McEwen, mayor of the Village of Anmore, elected as vice chair. <br></p></div>2022-11-25T08:00:00Zstring;#2022
Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to British Columbia Key to Post-Pandemic Prosperity: New Report from Invest Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/757/Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to British Columbia Key to Post-Pandemic Prosperity: New Report from Invest Vancouver757Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to British Columbia Key to Post-Pandemic Prosperity: New Report from Invest VancouverGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2B5C5CB35B7F4BF99CA56293A01D03AA"><div><p>​Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is vitally important to boost British Columbia’s economy post-pandemic, according to a new report released by <a href="http://subscription.metrovancouver.org/sites/Media/default.aspx?jg=b89b2501-3775-4d67-b1b2-bd28598e955b&eg=74e269fa-5f53-4e86-8bfb-f0b0a91555e9&lg=692b4741-5c75-47c4-b7e9-89c08687354f&ltp=c">Invest Vancouver</a> in conjunction with the UBC Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.<br></p></div></div>2022-10-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Residents Invited to Learn About Important Regional Projects and Services at Metro Vancouver PNE Showcasehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/745/Residents Invited to Learn About Important Regional Projects and Services at Metro Vancouver PNE Showcase745Residents Invited to Learn About Important Regional Projects and Services at Metro Vancouver PNE ShowcaseGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass5F8683FEFDB147838F84CE1DA6AB818A"><p>​<span style="color:#323232;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;font-size:10.5pt;">Metro Vancouver returns to this year’s Fair at the PNE with a showcase that will leave visitors in awe of the scope and scale of regional infrastructure and services, while feeling more connected to how they can personally contribute to keeping our region one of the most livable in the world</span>. </p></div>2022-08-18T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Cultural Project Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/744/Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Cultural Project Grants744Metro Vancouver Awards $300,000 in Regional Cultural Project GrantsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3F88F2FF4F514C39A11CDFD26DD69E85"><p>​Metro Vancouver has awarded $300,000 in regional cultural project grants to support the good work of 55 local arts and culture organizations.<br></p></div>2022-08-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Untapped Potential: New Invest Vancouver Report Reveals Opportunity in Water Tech for the Regional Economyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/742/Untapped Potential: New Invest Vancouver Report Reveals Opportunity in Water Tech for the Regional Economy742Untapped Potential: New Invest Vancouver Report Reveals Opportunity in Water Tech for the Regional EconomyGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4C23332029514E2FBA512EF3D0034C9B"><p>​A new Invest Vancouver <a href="https://investvancouver.ca/industries/green-economy/water-tech/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">report</span></a> reveals that water tech, a hidden gem of the clean tech sector, provides an untapped economic opportunity for the Metro Vancouver region, serving a multi-billion dollar global market. </p></div>2022-08-02T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Jacquie Griffiths To Become Invest Vancouver Presidenthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/726/Jacquie Griffiths To Become Invest Vancouver President726Jacquie Griffiths To Become Invest Vancouver PresidentGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass545859B8122D44D781BC18E5CAEB4EC9"><p>​This July 1, Invest Vancouver will accelerate into the next phase of its role as the region's economic prosperity leadership service with Jacquie Griffiths at the helm as the service's n<strong></strong>ew president.<br></p></div>2022-06-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
June is Clean Transportation Month in Metro Vancouverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/724/June is Clean Transportation Month in Metro Vancouver724June is Clean Transportation Month in Metro VancouverGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassFEA20D78D997458494FA5E2A3B0D0567"><p>​Metro Vancouver and Invest Vancouver proclaim June as Clean Transportation Month in the region. This declaration is also supported by the Province of British Columbia, making it a province-wide initiative.<br></p></div>2022-06-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Applauds Federal Budget’s Focus on Housinghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/720/Metro Vancouver Applauds Federal Budget’s Focus on Housing720Metro Vancouver Applauds Federal Budget’s Focus on HousingGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBBC5375183734AC0907AC4DAF6BEE81F"><p>​Metro Vancouver supports the Government of Canada's <a href="https://budget.gc.ca/2022/home-accueil-en.html">2022 budget</a>, which has among its principal themes an issue close to the hearts of the region's residents — housing availability and affordability.<br></p></div>2022-04-07T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Submissions Now Being Accepted for $150K in Regional Culture Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/719/Submissions Now Being Accepted for $150K in Regional Culture Grants719Submissions Now Being Accepted for $150K in Regional Culture GrantsGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass37C975009430448AAC0AFADC0CFA0C14"><p>​​Local arts and culture organizations can now apply for Metro Vancouver’s 2022 regional cultural grants.<br></p></div>2022-04-06T07:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver Welcomes B.C. Budget that Strengthens Resiliency and Invests in a Greener Futurehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/713/Metro Vancouver Welcomes B.C. Budget that Strengthens Resiliency and Invests in a Greener Future713Metro Vancouver Welcomes B.C. Budget that Strengthens Resiliency and Invests in a Greener FutureGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEE1A30BF1AD046CA9FE6BFACD29ECF99"><p>​Metro Vancouver commends the B.C. Government for its <a href="/media-room/media-releases/_layouts/15/Catalog.aspx?Url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Emetrovancouver%2Eorg%2Fmedia%2Droom%2Fmedia%2Dreleases%2FLists%2FHTMLMediaReleases%2FNewForm%2Easpx%3FSource%3Dhttp%253a%2F%2Fwww%2Emetrovancouver%2Eorg%2Fmedia%2Droom%2Fmedia%2Dreleases%2FLists%2FHTMLMediaReleases%2FAllItems%2Easpx%26RootFolder%3D">2022 budget</a>, which emphasizes resilience and climate action while creating substantial opportunities for economic recovery and prosperity in the wake of hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters.<br></p></div>2022-02-22T08:00:00Zstring;#2022
B.C. Economic Plan Will Support Inclusive, Clean Growth in Metro Vancouver and Beyondhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/712/B.C. Economic Plan Will Support Inclusive, Clean Growth in Metro Vancouver and Beyond712B.C. Economic Plan Will Support Inclusive, Clean Growth in Metro Vancouver and BeyondGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass31CF2B9DB20A496DB0AC1B56EF437CB6"><p>​Metro Vancouver commends the B.C. Government on formulating an economic plan that envisions growing the provincial economy in a way that is inclusive and sustainable, which will help make our region a better place to live.<br></p></div>2022-02-17T08:00:00Zstring;#2022
Invest Vancouver Hires Vice President, Data, Research and Policyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/710/Invest Vancouver Hires Vice President, Data, Research and Policy710Invest Vancouver Hires Vice President, Data, Research and PolicyGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass10876384F69D430193A708EAD89FF70F"><p>​Invest Vancouver, the economic development leadership service for the Metro Vancouver region, is pleased to welcome Lejla Uzicanin in the role of Vice President, Data, Research and Policy.<br></p></div>2022-01-10T08:00:00Zstring;#2022
Metro Vancouver’s Board Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Fourth Termhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/704/Metro Vancouver’s Board Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Fourth Term704Metro Vancouver’s Board Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Fourth TermGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD73FDF61B00946FFBC3B986271151979"><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 fourth consecutive term.<br></p></div>2021-11-26T08:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Applauds CleanBC Roadmap to 2030http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/702/Metro Vancouver Applauds CleanBC Roadmap to 2030702Metro Vancouver Applauds CleanBC Roadmap to 2030GP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass39305D19F393460D84EF1E28849E66EE">​Metro Vancouver enthusiastically supports the Province of B.C.’s new CleanBC Roadmap to 2030, which outlines the actions necessary to achieve deep emission reductions while supporting economic resilience and affordability for residents.<br></div>2021-10-25T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
Metro Vancouver Recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliationhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/694/Metro Vancouver Recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation694Metro Vancouver Recognizes National Day for Truth and ReconciliationGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE357759ABA6D488BBE9F2D81676A7A2B"><p>​September 30 will be a day of reflection and remembrance for Metro Vancouver Regional District, as Canadians observe the first annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which is also Orange Shirt Day.<br></p></div>2021-09-29T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
New Player in Metro Vancouver’s Economic Development Landscape to Propel Region into New Economyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/board-information/692/New Player in Metro Vancouver’s Economic Development Landscape to Propel Region into New Economy692New Player in Metro Vancouver’s Economic Development Landscape to Propel Region into New EconomyGP0|#8b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd;L0|#08b686698-007d-454e-9ee6-18f1f673b7fd|Board & Information;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE17026A077344EB99EEFFDC247D01A4C"><p>​Metro Vancouver is laying the foundation for regional prosperity with the launch of Invest Vancouver — an economic development leadership service with the goal of amplifying economic opportunity and prosperity for all the residents of the region.<br></p></div>2021-09-27T07:00:00Zstring;#2021
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