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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.From August 21 to September 6, visitors can explore the Metro Vancouver: Together We Make Our Region Strong showcase, located beside the PNE Fair Amphitheatre and SuperDogs stage. Through fun and interactive exhibits, visitors will find out more about exciting infrastructure projects, how Metro Vancouver monitors and maintains air quality, the stewardship of regional parks and greenspaces, and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to win an electric bike by visiting displays for each of Metro Vancouver’s core service areas. “We are proud to be part of the PNE Fair this summer. It is the biggest outdoor event in our province and its return is a welcome indicator that our region is recovering from the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Sav Dhaliwal, Chair of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors. “The PNE Fair also serves as the perfect venue to showcase the many services that Metro Vancouver provides. For instance, the world-class tap water visitors drink while on site is treated and delivered using our regional infrastructure.”Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet and speak to local leaders from around Metro Vancouver, who will be on location as follows:  Councillor Sav Dhaliwal Chair, Metro Vancouver BoardCity of BurnabySaturday, August 21Tuesday, August 24Thursday, August 26Monday, September 62 p.m.2 p.m.2 p.m.2 p.m.Mayor Val van den BroekCity of LangleySaturday, August 213 p.m.Councillor Allison PattonCity of SurreySunday, August 222 p.m.Councillor Adriane CarrCity of VancouverSunday, August 223 p.m.Mayor Jonathan CotéCity of New WestminsterTuesday, August 242 p.m.Mayor Mike LittleDistrict of North VancouverWednesday, August 252 p.m.Mayor John McEwenVillage of AnmoreWednesday, August 252 p.m.Mayor Mike HurleyCity of BurnabyFriday, August 272 p.m.Director Pietro CalendinoCity of BurnabyFriday, August 272 p.m.Mayor Richard StewartCity of CoquitlamSaturday, August 282 p.m.Director Jen McCutcheonElectoral Area ASunday, August 292 p.m.Councillor Lisa DominatoCity of VancouverSunday, August 29Wednesday, September 13 p.m.3 p.m.Councillor Pete FryCity of VancouverSunday, August 29Wednesday, September 13 p.m.3 p.m.Mayor Darryl WalkerCity of White RockTuesday, August 312 p.m.Councillor Lisa MuriDistrict of North VancouverTuesday, August 313 p.m.Mayor Jack FroeseTownship of LangleyTuesday, August 314 p.m. Councillor Doug ElfordCity of SurreyWednesday, September 12 p.m. Councillor Laurie GuerraCity of SurreyWednesday, September 12 p.m. Mayor Mary-Ann BoothDistrict of West VancouverFriday, September 32 p.m.Chief Ken BairdTsawassen First NationFriday, September 33 p.m.Mayor Bill DingwallCity of Pitt MeadowsFriday, September 3​3 p.m.Councillor Craig HodgeCity of CoquitlamSunday, September 52 p.m. COVID-19 controls will be in place to keep staff and visitors safe. These controls include physical distancing guidelines, mandatory mask use for staff and recommended mask use for visitors, and the frequent sanitization of surfaces. Anyone who is feeling ill is encouraged to stay at home and seek medical advice.Entry to the Metro Vancouver activation is free with PNE Fair admission. PNE Fair tickets must be purchased in advance at www.pne.ca.