Metro Vancouver UpdateMetro Vancouver Update2014-10-01T07:00:00ZGP0|#e8164e0a-1e1f-4710-9084-7e828c0b1066;L0|#0e8164e0a-1e1f-4710-9084-7e828c0b1066|Issue 2;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassBCD11039A9A54BC4A88CC83E2250F55C"> <p>Welcome to the second edition of Metro Vancouver Update, bringing you news and information from around the region. We cover the provincial government’s decision to reject a key bylaw for our solid waste management plan, an update on the Seymour Capilano Filtration Project as it nears completion, the “Food isn’t garbage” advertising campaign, actions to address climate change and air quality, the Annual Report on <em>Metro 2040</em>, our regional growth strategy, a new project to restore the estuary of the Seymour River, and more.</p> <p>Metro Vancouver is a partnership of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans and delivers regional-scale services. Our 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. Metro Vancouver is governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials from each local authority. </p> <p>To subscribe to Metro Vancouver Update <a href="/events/sri-mailing-lists/" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <div> </div></div>