Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Celebrates Canada’s Parks Day on July 18th with Family-Friendly Events

Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day on Saturday, July 18th with a visit to one of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks. From the expansive mudflats of Boundary Bay Regional Park to a scenic canyon with waterfalls in Kanaka Creek Regional Park, our regional parks are great places to get away from the bustle of urban life and reconnect with nature.  We’ve put together a wide selection of family-friendly, all-ages activities to choose from.

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Metro Vancouver Implements Stage Two Water Restrictions to Combat Potential Water Shortages

Stage 2 Water Restrictions Press Conference July 3, 2015 from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Due to unseasonably dry and hot weather, Metro Vancouver has further restricted water use, including lawn sprinkling regulations. The Metro Vancouver region is now in the second stage of the comprehensive four-stage plan that has the necessary measures to deal with water shortages. Here’s how Stage Two impacts residents and businesses.

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Metro Vancouver Close Up – Episode 6, June 2015

Metro Vancouver Close Up Episode 6 2015 from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoIn this episode, Coquitlam celebrates watershed success with an Earth Day yoga event, Surrey puts on a Party for the Planet, and the Jane’s Walk series gives local residents and politicians a chance to share a  sidewalk perspective on their city.

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Caring for the Air – Public Air, Public Input – Air Permit Applications Explained

Air Quality – a Metro Vancouver Regional Service from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Air permits are key tools used by Metro Vancouver to control the discharge of air contaminants from industrial facilities. Businesses must apply to the “District Director” for new permits, or to amend existing permits. The public has a right to offer their comments and concerns regarding an application for a new permit or significant amendment. Here’s how you can have your say. 

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