Chair Update – Decisions Today for Tomorrow’s Livable Region

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In the next 25 years, our region is expected to grow by one million people and 500,000 new jobs.

Metro Vancouver’s role as a regional partnership of 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation, and one Electoral Area is to ensure that this growth sustains and enhances a livable region. Our regional growth strategy, Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future, plans for a livable region by connecting people to jobs, ensuring access to a wide range of amenities and services, and supporting a sustainable transportation system. Continue reading

Metro Vancouver Close Up – LEED Certified Firehall in Maple Ridge Goes for Gold in Energy Efficiency

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoFighting fires might take a lot of water, but this Maple Ridge fire hall certainly doesn’t! See how the newly rebuilt hall, along with the Maple Ridge SPCA, uses a variety of innovations to keep water and energy use as low as possible, without sacrificing functionality.

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Metro Vancouver Close Up – Doing Good and Making Money Focus of Green Collar Career Conference

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoPersonal prosperity and a commitment to sustainability aren’t merely compatible. In fact, taking an eco-friendly approach to employment offers very real prospects for job seekers. Learn why students from across Metro Vancouver spent their Saturday exploring the opportunities available in the green economy.

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