WelcomeWelcome2015-12-22T08:00:00ZGP0|#6818d587-f8ee-4672-81e8-10422dd671aa;L0|#06818d587-f8ee-4672-81e8-10422dd671aa|Issue 16;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassD880D7425AA644F3982FFA8A2B1B058F"><p>As we move toward the New Year, look for great recipes for leftovers (or share your own) on the Love Food Hate Waste campaign. Be a Green Angel all year round with the <em>Create Memories Not Garbage</em> campaign which encourages thoughtful and creative gifting. Need a break from the festivities? Our Regional Parks are delightful all through the winter (make sure to dress warmly). </p><p>As we try to demonstrate with this newsletter, we are all fortunate to live in a place that is beautiful, peaceful and well taken care of. Some stories also allude to our role in the global community; climate change, migration, housing and the economy are just some issues that don't end at our municipal boundaries. </p><p>If you enjoy reading the Metro Vancouver Update, share it with a friend, and welcome them to subscribe <a href="/events/sri-mailing-lists/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-US">here</span></a>. Happy Holidays! </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>Metro Vancouver is a partnership of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing</em></p></div>0