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/board-information/647/Metro Vancouver Appoints President of Regional Economic Prosperity Service to Drive Industrial Growth, Equitable Opportunity, and Greater Economic Inclusion647Metro 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><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/board-information/646/2021 Standing Committees and Appointments Announced for Metro Vancouver6462021 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/board-information/645/Metro Vancouver Elected Officials Reflect on Opportunities Ahead in New Web Series645Metro 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/board-information/644/Metro Vancouver's Board Chair and Vice Chair Acclaimed for Third Term644Metro 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/board-information/642/Majority of Residents Support Infrastructure Investment for Post-Pandemic Recovery642Majority 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/board-information/640/Metro Vancouver Awards 2020 Regional Culture Project Grants640Metro 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/board-information/639/Metro Vancouver Identifies Key Regional Issues Ahead of 2020 BC Election639Metro 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/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