Events around the regionEvents around the region2019-04-29T07:00:00ZGP0|#d4fe6a3c-47a5-445e-9965-b575605eb9bd;L0|#0d4fe6a3c-47a5-445e-9965-b575605eb9bd|Issue 52;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassA3E5E964F84E4BBBA5551D8D1AFB5D8E"><p>​<strong>Metro Vancouver's 5-Year Outlook</strong><br> <em>Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, 791 W Georgia St, Vancouver</em></p><p>Metro Vancouver's enviable quality of life attracts more than 35,000 people every year to the region. This growth brings challenges – from affordability to climate change, transit and pressure on our industrial lands – as we strive to accommodate our 2.5 million residents and many businesses across the region.</p><p>Join Metro Vancouver Board Chair Sav Dhaliwal for his inaugural address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. In his remarks, Dhaliwal will outline Metro Vancouver's Five-Year Financial Outlook, including nearly $5.5 billion worth of capital projects, and discuss key initiatives such as the Climate 2050 strategy and the Industrial Lands Task Force.</p><p>May 22, 11:30am – 2pm</p><p> <a href="https://www.boardoftrade.com/events/individual-events/1582-6418" target="_blank">Information and registration</a><strong></strong></p><p> <strong>Parksfest</strong><br> <em>Anvil Centre - 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster (Across the street from the New Westminster Skytrain Station)</em></p><p>Get inspired. Connect with your peers. Celebrate our natural beauty.</p><p>June 1, 2019</p><p> <a href="/events/parksfest/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p><p> <strong>Zero Waste Conference</strong><br> <em>Vancouver Convention Centre East - 999 Canada Place, Vancouver</em></p><p>Early bird registration is now open for the 2019 Zero Waste Conference: <em>A Future without Waste: Mobilizing the success in the circular economy</em>, to be held in October 2019. The annual conference attracts thought leaders from around the world highlighting circular economy success stories, waste prevention innovations, local and global perspectives as the shift to waste prevention and a circular economy continues to gain momentum.</p><p>October 30 - 31, 2019</p><p> <a href="http://www.zwc.ca/details/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p></div>0