If you own, operate, or hire diesel equipment, Bylaw 1161 may impact you. Find out if your non-road equipment must be registered and how to apply for the rebate program.
For newly-elected and returning municipal politicians, the Council of Councils held last December, after local municipal elections, is a chance to meet key Metro Vancouver personnel and gain a deeper understanding of the role the organization plays throughout the region.
West Vancouver’s shoreline is a vital component of the community. Now shoreline protection is ensuring its long-term health. See how issues like climate change, sea level rise, storm surges, and wildlife habitat are addressed through careful planning.
With ambitious goals for transit, walking, and cycling, Translink hopes to minimize congestion on Metro Vancouver roads. One step in that direction is a new bicycle parking facility designed to make it easier to travel using a multi-modal approach.
Hotter temperatures are a familiar symptom of climate change. Another is extreme precipitation – intense bouts of heavy rainfall that can damage private homes AND civic infrastructure. In North Vancouver, community workshops help the public understand the challenges municipalities face with issues such as extreme weather and offer a chance to collaborate on potential solutions. See how the city of North Vancouver works with the non-profit Evergreen to engage residents in this informal yet productive setting.
Cammidge House celebrated a landmark recently, achieving the grand old age of 100. At the anniversary celebration, volunteers in period costume talked about the house’s history and the literal and figurative journey it has taken on its way to becoming a beloved part of Boundary Bay Regional Park.
The West Creek Wetlands is a 66 hectare protected Metro Vancouver regional park reserve that’s normally off limits to the public. But twice a year, people are given a rare chance for a guided tour. It’s a unique opportunity to learn about this nature preserve and find out how limiting human access helps the at-risk species that call it home.