Metro Vancouver Television ShowsMetro Vancouver Television Shows2016-04-27T07:00:00ZGP0|#980b6cf5-dbc2-4d05-ba15-0478f9c594c9;L0|#0980b6cf5-dbc2-4d05-ba15-0478f9c594c9|Issue 20;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassC8213215CE0243FEB578E0B1D22E29EE"><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/TSRLogo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/the-sustainable-region" target="_blank"><strong>The Sustainable Region TV</strong></a> series examines how Metro Vancouver manages growth, protects the environment, and delivers vital services to residents of our region.</p><p> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/the-sustainable-region/4838081681001?utm_source=newsletter44&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=chair_update" target="_blank"><strong>Emergency Preparedness</strong></a>: Being prepared for an emergency means having the right equipment and a good plan. In this episode we show you how to be prepared at home and how Metro Vancouver protects our water infrastructure and parks from natural disasters.</p><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/metrocloseup-logo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up" target="_blank"><strong>Metro Vancouver Close-Up</strong></a> shows how municipalities and community groups are promoting sustainability and shared regional goals. New videos are posted each month.</p> <br style="clear:both;"> <p> <strong><a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/4838147464001" target="_blank">Bowen Island's Knick Knack Nook</a></strong>: See how, with each knick knack sold, an amazingly successful Re-Use It store on Bowen Island is giving back to the community while diverting waste from the landfill, and how their longtime goal for their own composting facility is making headway.</p><p> <strong><a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/4838081568001" target="_blank">New Streetlights in Surrey</a></strong>: Surrey is one of the first cities in Canada to embark on a full conversion of street lighting to LED. Once completed, the LED lights will result in about $1 million in annual savings from reduced power consumption and maintenance costs.</p><p> <strong><a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up/4838122042001" target="_blank">Mayors + Smart Cities</a></strong>: Coquitlam and Surrey mayors were among others from Europe and Asia at a GLOBE Conference session that brought forward insight, lessons learned and partnership opportunities around Smart Cities technology.</p></div>0