Events around the regionEvents around the region2018-07-30T07:00:00ZGP0|#76d09df2-5a56-4714-9d4a-56a599fd2fd4;L0|#076d09df2-5a56-4714-9d4a-56a599fd2fd4|Issue 45;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass61C81B39360B4CBE91E26BE11C8CE5BD"><p> <strong>Emotive: The Electric Vehicle Experience</strong></p><p>Metro Vancouver will be presenting <a href="http://www.emotivebc.ca/" target="_blank"> <em>Emotive: The Electric Vehicle Experience</em></a>, a campaign raising awareness of electric vehicles, at events throughout the region this summer. Drop by one of the upcoming events to sit in an electric vehicle (EV), and meet an EV owner who can share stories of what it's like to drive electric.</p><ul><li>August 6 – <a href="https://sunfestival.ca/" target="_blank">Tsawwassen Sun Festival</a> - WW, Delta</li><li>August 18 - <a href="https://veva.ca/electrafest-2018/" target="_blank">ElectraFest 2018</a>, Vancouver</li><li>August 25 – <a href="http://www.discoverwesbrook.com/posts/barn-raising-2017#.W1JDL4WcEpE" target="_blank">Old Barn Community Centre</a>, UBC</li><li>September 1 - <a href="https://www.richmondworldfestival.com/" target="_blank">Richmond World Festival</a>, Richmond</li><li>September 8 – <a href="/countrycelebration" target="_blank">Country Celebration</a>, Township of Langley</li><li>September 9 – <a href="http://www.cohosociety.com/coho-festival/" target="_blank">Coho Festival</a>, West Vancouver</li><li>September 15 – <a href="https://www.bcsea.org/events/energy-connections-2018" target="_blank">Energy Connections</a>, Burnaby</li><li>September 22 – <a href="https://fraserriverdiscovery.org/riverfest" target="_blank">Riverfest</a>, New Westminster</li></ul><p> <strong>Metro Vancouver’s Watershed Tours</strong></p><p>Metro Vancouver offers tours of our protected watersheds every summer to help people discover these pristine valleys firsthand. Join us and register for an engaging and scenic guided tour.</p><p> <a href="/events/watershed-tours/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p><p><strong>A Future Without Waste: The Journey to A Circular Economy</strong><br><em>Vancouver Convention Centre</em></p><p>Metro Vancouver, in collaboration with the National Zero Waste Council, will hold its eighth annual Zero Waste Conference. ZWC 2018 offers global perspectives with a Canadian context as thought leaders from around the world highlight the successes, pitfalls, and opportunities they see – as the shift to a circular economy gains momentum. You'll learn how Canadian businesses, communities, and governments can embrace and accelerate their transition to this new model. </p><p>November 8 & 9</p><p><a href="http://www.zwc.ca/" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p></div>0