Metro Vancouver Close Up – Episode 5, May 2015

Metro Vancouver Close Up Episode 5 2015 from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoIn this episode of Metro Vancouver Close Up, wearable art is the fashion focus in Port Moody, Maple Ridge tackles solutions to homelessness, and Eco-Fashion Week puts local designers in the spotlight as they minimize waste and maximize fashion.

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Metro Vancouver Close Up – Maple Ridge Homelessness Solutions Task Force

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Metro Vancouver Close Up logoEnding homelessness in ten years — that’s the goal of a new region-wide plan that relies on capacity building, housing, prevention and support. And, the City of Maple Ridge has convened a Homelessness Solutions Task Force to develop their approach.

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Metro Vancouver Close Up – Maple Ridge Guides Growth with Targeted Development Incentives

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoEffective use of land is key to a prosperous urban region and in Metro Vancouver, two keystone areas are town centres and industrial – also known as ‘employment lands’. Maple Ridge is contributing to these regional priorities by offering a range of development incentives in both its town centre and employment lands.

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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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