Events around the regionEvents around the region2017-09-29T07:00:00ZGP0|#910cbf3d-ad4b-48c1-8bf2-299ca0587371;L0|#0910cbf3d-ad4b-48c1-8bf2-299ca0587371|Issue 35;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass7719C83EE4E64A5780B940279B1815EF"><p> <strong>Sustainability Community Breakfast - Regional Growth Trends and Strategies: Interpreting the 2016 Census – How Are We Doing, Where Are We Going?</strong></p><p>Recently released results from the 2016 Census provide a benchmark for measuring and interpreting how growth is shaping our region. Join us to hear panelists from Metro Vancouver, member municipalities and the private sector discuss how growth trends and our policies may shape the region over the next 10, 25 or 50 years.</p><p>Wednesday, October 4, 7:30 - 9am<br><em>Kwantlen Polytechnic University – 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley</em></p><p>Thursday, October 5, 7:30 - 9am <br> <em>Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier - 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver</em></p><p> <a href="/events/community-breakfasts/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">More information</a></p><p> </p><p> <strong>Metro Vancouver Development Cost Charge Program Public Consultation</strong></p><p>Metro Vancouver will hold the last of its lunchtime public consultations in October to present and discuss its proposed DCC program rate changes. These sessions are open to the public, although they will be tailored to the development community and elected officials/municipal staff.</p><p>Monday, October 2, 11:30am – 1:30pm<br><em> Anvil Centre </em>– <em>777 Columbia Street,</em><em> New Westminster</em></p><p>Tuesday, October 3, 11:30am – 1:30pm<br><em> Executive Airport Plaza Hotel Richmond – 7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond</em> </p><p> <a href="/services/liquid-waste/consultations/development-cost-charge-program/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">More information</a></p><p> </p><p> <strong>Metro Vancouver's 7</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> Annual Zero Waste Conference</strong><br><strong> </strong> <em>Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver</em></p><p>Network with leaders from across the country and the globe, contribute your ideas, and join a national conversation on how to eliminate waste and create value by transitioning to a circular economy.</p><p>Wednesday, November 1, 7:30am – 6:30pm</p><p> <a href="http://www.zwc.ca/Pages/index.aspx" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p></div>0