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New International Partnership Signed to Accelerate Canadian and Dutch Water Tech Innovationhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/31/New International Partnership Signed to Accelerate Canadian and Dutch Water Tech Innovation31New International Partnership Signed to Accelerate Canadian and Dutch Water Tech InnovationGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE777E6BDA3234CCB8A7CC98998BFE921"><p>​Invest Vancouver is delighted to announce its involvement in securing a new international partnership that will help accelerate the commercialization and adoption of Canadian solutions for global water challenges. <br></p></div>2022-09-29T07:00:00Z
Business in Vancouver: We are swimming in opportunities for our most important resource, but will we miss the boat?https://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/29/Business in Vancouver: We are swimming in opportunities for our most important resource, but will we miss the boat?29Business in Vancouver: We are swimming in opportunities for our most important resource, but will we miss the boat?GP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass92FFDC534DB840FBA609020546BE53AB"><p>​Originally published in Business in Vancouver - August 23, 2022<br></p><p>We can take for granted the resources around us. Water, for instance, has a good case for feeling left out.<br></p></div>2022-08-23T07:00:00Z
Vancouver Tech Journal - Water tech: the flourishing Vancouver industry you’ve never heard ofhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/27/Vancouver Tech Journal - Water tech: the flourishing Vancouver industry you’ve never heard of27Vancouver Tech Journal - Water tech: the flourishing Vancouver industry you’ve never heard ofGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBD7284DAC7E5403E87137A2D44F8981D"><p>​Originally Published in the Vancouver Tech Journal, August 9, 2022<br></p><p>Water isn't top of mind for Vancouverites. Turn on your tap, and you'll fill your cup from one of the three primary watersheds: the Capilano, Coquitlam, or Seymour supply area and reservoirs. The water starts as rainfall and snowmelt, and ends up in our plumbing. Simple. Globally, it's a different story.</p><p><br></p></div>2022-08-09T07:00:00Z
Techcouver: Four Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Water Tech in BChttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/28/Techcouver: Four Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Water Tech in BC28Techcouver: Four Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Water Tech in BCGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass096D06E0340D4770B7E9038E4D3FE456">​Originally published in Techcouver - August 9, 2022<p><br></p><p>Is water tech a hidden gem of the clean tech sector? At least one BC organization believes so.Invest<br></p><p>Invest Vancouver suggests water tech "provides an untapped economic opportunity for the Metro Vancouver region," serving a multi-billion dollar global market.<br></p></div>2022-08-09T07:00:00Z
Untapped Potential: New Invest Vancouver Report Reveals Opportunity in Water Tech for the Regional Economyhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/25/Untapped Potential: New Invest Vancouver Report Reveals Opportunity in Water Tech for the Regional Economy25Untapped Potential: New Invest Vancouver Report Reveals Opportunity in Water Tech for the Regional EconomyGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass99144567BD064B468980B0C211111194"><p>​​A new Invest Vancouver report reveals that water tech, a hidden gem of the clean tech sector, provides an untapped economic opportunity for the Metro Vancouver region, serving a multi-billion dollar global market.<br><br></p></div>2022-08-02T07:00:00Z
Jacquie Griffiths to Become Invest Vancouver President; Flaks to Be Appointed as a Member on the Invest Vancouver Board and Assume Role as a Special Advisorhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/23/Jacquie Griffiths to Become Invest Vancouver President; Flaks to Be Appointed as a Member on the Invest Vancouver Board and Assume Role as a Special Advisor23Jacquie Griffiths to Become Invest Vancouver President; Flaks to Be Appointed as a Member on the Invest Vancouver Board and Assume Role as a Special AdvisorGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB74CAFC1573E4A5F96FC864DB74B018D"><p>​This July 1, Invest Vancouver will accelerate into the next phase of its role as the region's economic prosperity leadership service with Jacquie Griffiths at the helm as the service's new president.<br></p></div>2022-06-14T07:00:00Z
June is Clean Transportation Month in Metro Vancouver https://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/22/June is Clean Transportation Month in Metro Vancouver22June is Clean Transportation Month in Metro Vancouver GP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass17BC1EB0B1714C62AE6FEAA489C17217"><p>​Metro Vancouver and Invest Vancouver proclaim June as Clean Transportation Month in the region. This declaration is also supported by the Province of British Columbia, making it a province-wide initiative.<br></p></div>2022-06-01T07:00:00Z
Vancouver Tech Journal: Key takeaways from Invest Vancouver’s agtech reporthttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/20/Vancouver Tech Journal: Key takeaways from Invest Vancouver’s agtech report20Vancouver Tech Journal: Key takeaways from Invest Vancouver’s agtech reportGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD61D0D096573457EAC4C29DDC53636AC"><p>​Metro Vancouver is a fertile ground for its young companies to flourish, the document suggests, if action is taken now. By Kate Wilson, Vancouver Tech Journal<br></p></div>2022-05-24T07:00:00Z
Business in Vancouver Editorial: Seeding food security solutions in B.C.https://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/21/Business in Vancouver Editorial: Seeding food security solutions in B.C.21Business in Vancouver Editorial: Seeding food security solutions in B.C.GP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass026F1119483649418D15209559777CA7"><p>​When supply chain collides with food chain, local food security warning lights start flashing. For B.C., those warning lights might not be flashing red today, but they should at least be flashing orange for governments, grocers, growers and consumers as food and production input prices continue to rise.</p><p><br></p></div>2022-05-24T07:00:00Z
Investing in Agritech Will Help Grow Metro Vancouver's Future Economyhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/19/Investing in Agritech Will Help Grow Metro Vancouver's Future Economy19Investing in Agritech Will Help Grow Metro Vancouver's Future EconomyGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass459F6FCF9BE8430F8DE6CBA0AF7DF746"><p>The Metro Vancouver region’s budding agricultural technology (“agritech”) sector is well-positioned for growth, but targeted actions are needed to fully realize its potential, according to a new report released by Invest Vancouver.<br></p></div>2022-05-02T07:00:00Z
Business in Vancouver Editorial: Agritech investments needed now to shore up B.C. food securityhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/18/Business in Vancouver Editorial: Agritech investments needed now to shore up B.C. food security18Business in Vancouver Editorial: Agritech investments needed now to shore up B.C. food securityGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3D9D0A6A87454F619859277DA0D943BA"><p>​Kirk LaPointe, publisher and editor-in-chief of BIV and vice-president, editorial, of Glacier Media, offers commentary regarding Invest Vancouver's upcoming research on agritech, the innovative and modern mechanical end of the food production sector.<br></p></div>2022-04-22T07:00:00Z
Federal Funding Awarded to Support Foreign Direct Investment in the Metro Vancouver Regionhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/8/Federal Funding Awarded to Support Foreign Direct Investment in the Metro Vancouver Region8Federal Funding Awarded to Support Foreign Direct Investment in the Metro Vancouver RegionGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass13BA0BFB8C6E42B8B5B7A93E659FBA40"><p>​​The Government of Canada is helping communities in British Columbia attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment to create well-paying careers, support innovation, and increase exports.<br><br></p></div>2022-02-22T08:00:00Z
Opinion: Opening the gate to skills training will lead to a path of prosperity for B.C.https://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/9/Opinion: Opening the gate to skills training will lead to a path of prosperity for B.C.9Opinion: Opening the gate to skills training will lead to a path of prosperity for B.C.GP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassCA87B02EEF884EC6B98B5B2279584269"><p>To ensure shared prosperity in our province, we must do more to establish an education and talent system that prepares workers for high-tech jobs.<br></p></div>2022-02-22T08:00:00Z
Invest Vancouver Hires Vice President, Data, Research and Policyhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/7/Invest Vancouver Hires Vice President, Data, Research and Policy7Invest Vancouver Hires Vice President, Data, Research and PolicyGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassAD81AB9149954C1AA80A76E1740A41A3"><div>Invest Vancouver is pleased to welcome Lejla Uzicanin in the role of Vice President, Data, Research and Policy.<br></div></div>2022-01-10T08:00:00Z
Consider Canada City Alliance Newsletter Profiles Invest Vancouverhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/6/Consider Canada City Alliance Newsletter Profiles Invest Vancouver6Consider Canada City Alliance Newsletter Profiles Invest VancouverGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC5D15478FA6D44FD8385CE423AE63A75"><p>​The December issue of the Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA) 12 Months of FDI Newsletter featured Invest Vancouver and profiles some exciting investments made within the Metro Vancouver region. <br></p></div>2021-12-02T08:00:00Z
Urgent Action Needed to Maintain Metro Vancouver's Leadership in Clean Transportationhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/5/Urgent Action Needed to Maintain Metro Vancouver's Leadership in Clean Transportation5Urgent Action Needed to Maintain Metro Vancouver's Leadership in Clean TransportationGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBF28D38B7B09428DA806478FAE47AD01"><p>​The Metro Vancouver region is well positioned to lead the next global wave of clean transportation innovation and industry development, but risks losing key industry players if barriers to investment and future industry growth are not urgently addressed, according to a new report from <a href="http://subscription.metrovancouver.org/sites/Media/default.aspx?jg=6be46b6d-c948-4172-88bd-79ca2e36cad4&eg=0c18129c-d065-459f-a24b-67880f457055&lg=89b8ecbf-0ed9-4edf-bbf7-11b57b3d3c08&ltp=c">Invest Vancouver</a>. <br></p></div>2021-11-29T08:00:00Z
Invest Vancouver Partners with CoMotion LA to Reimagine Next Phase of the Mobility Revolutionhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/4/Invest Vancouver Partners with CoMotion LA to Reimagine Next Phase of the Mobility Revolution4Invest Vancouver Partners with CoMotion LA to Reimagine Next Phase of the Mobility RevolutionGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassFF5E5BBB6B234AF4B51AF980A2C9CDA2"><p>Invest Vacouver is announced as a lead partner of CoMotion LA, working to share ideas with urban policy makers, do business and plan the new mobility future. <br></p></div>2021-10-21T07:00:00Z
Invest Vancouver and Amazon Web Services Collaborate to Enhance Tech Sector Job Training in Metro Vancouverhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/3/Invest Vancouver and Amazon Web Services Collaborate to Enhance Tech Sector Job Training in Metro Vancouver3Invest Vancouver and Amazon Web Services Collaborate to Enhance Tech Sector Job Training in Metro VancouverGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassFDA76B860BFA48B19338B29D6DC799C1"><p>​Invest Vancouver and Amazon Web Services have announced an agreement in principle to create a workforce development initiative that will prepare thousands of Metro Vancouver residents for well-paying jobs in the region's growing tech sector, helping to attract high-tech firms to the area. <br></p></div>2021-09-28T07:00:00Z
New Player in Metro Vancouver's Economic Development Landscape to Propel Region into New Economyhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/2/New Player in Metro Vancouver's Economic Development Landscape to Propel Region into New Economy2New Player in Metro Vancouver's Economic Development Landscape to Propel Region into New EconomyGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0C9E4B774F614CB0B42AE73A2C833280"><p>​Metro Vancouver is laying the foundation for regional prosperity with the launch of Invest Vancouver — an economic development leadership service with the goal of amplifying economic opportunity and prosperity for all the residents of the region.<br></p></div>2021-09-27T07:00:00Z
Opinion: Innovation needed from all sides to avoid climate disaster and grow B.C.’s economyhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/1/Opinion: Innovation needed from all sides to avoid climate disaster and grow B.C.’s economy1Opinion: Innovation needed from all sides to avoid climate disaster and grow B.C.’s economyGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9D178247CCA94D94BB6C56FB02220DA3"><p>With public investment in the development of game-changing technologies that help our province meet its emission-reduction targets, we can do both.<br></p></div>2021-08-20T07:00:00Z
Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Collaborationhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/10/Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Collaboration10Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, CollaborationGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1246AD5E95014DB5A979A2215D944DDB"><p>​Metro Vancouver’s Regional Economic Prosperity Service is pleased to welcome Katie Fitzmaurice in the key role of Vice President, Collaboration. <br></p></div>2021-07-13T07:00:00Z
Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Strategic Investmenthttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/11/Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Strategic Investment11Regional Economic Prosperity Service Hires Vice President, Strategic InvestmentGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass511F5ED2EDFF412993E27CDC0DFCBEFC"><p>​Metro Vancouver's <a href="http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/economic-prosperity/Pages/default.aspx">Regional Economic Prosperity Service</a> is pleased to welcome Chris Heine to its growing, dynamic team in the key role of Vice President, Strategic Investment.<br></p></div>2021-06-24T07:00:00Z
New Technical Paper Lays Out Strategic Economic Development Priorities for the Metro Vancouver Region as it Transitions to a Digital Age Economyhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/12/New Technical Paper Lays Out Strategic Economic Development Priorities for the Metro Vancouver Region as it Transitions to a Digital Age Economy12New Technical Paper Lays Out Strategic Economic Development Priorities for the Metro Vancouver Region as it Transitions to a Digital Age EconomyGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass38B74A01D0654A8997F26D834A3F18AC"><p>​As the Metro Vancouver region emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and contends with the myriad economic impacts that have been laid bare by this pandemic, there are immediate opportunities to reorient the region's approach to economic development and to adapt its systems and processes for the challenges and possibilities that will arise as the region fast-transitions to a digital age economy.<br></p></div>2021-05-31T07:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver Appoints President of Regional Economic Prosperity Service to Drive Industrial Growth, Equitable Opportunity, and Greater Economic Inclusionhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/13/Metro Vancouver Appoints President of Regional Economic Prosperity Service to Drive Industrial Growth, Equitable Opportunity, and Greater Economic Inclusion13Metro Vancouver Appoints President of Regional Economic Prosperity Service to Drive Industrial Growth, Equitable Opportunity, and Greater Economic InclusionGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass47341346FFC347968AAA21DFFC470112"><p>​Today, Metro Vancouver announced the appointment of David Flaks as president of the Regional Economic Prosperity Service (REPS), a new service that Metro Vancouver will provide to advance more broadly shared economic prosperity, livability, and sustainability for the region’s 2.7 million residents. <br></p></div>2021-01-15T08:00:00Z
Majority of Residents Support Infrastructure Investment for Post-Pandemic Recoveryhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/14/Majority of Residents Support Infrastructure Investment for Post-Pandemic Recovery14Majority of Residents Support Infrastructure Investment for Post-Pandemic RecoveryGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB8ABFC281AFC478DA7867BE7224B3FC9"><p>​The vast majority of Metro Vancouver residents want all orders of government to jointly invest in the region's critical infrastructure to help the economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent public opinion research.<br></p></div>2020-11-18T08:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver Launches New Regional Economic Prosperity Servicehttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/15/Metro Vancouver Launches New Regional Economic Prosperity Service15Metro Vancouver Launches New Regional Economic Prosperity ServiceGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass7384C028A0744DBD8383F043DBEE49EC"><p>​Metro Vancouver is establishing a regional economic prosperity service that will focus on regional collaboration to advance shared economic, livability and sustainability goals in Canada's Pacific Gateway.<br></p></div>2019-08-01T07:00:00Z
2016 Economic Scorecard Informs the Metro Vancouver Regional Prosperity Initiativehttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/16/2016 Economic Scorecard Informs the Metro Vancouver Regional Prosperity Initiative162016 Economic Scorecard Informs the Metro Vancouver Regional Prosperity InitiativeGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass99C97C515CF943E4BF1952B24598C432"><p>The 2016 Economic Scorecard, released today by the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and Conference Board of Canada, underscores the urgency to implement a more collaborative regional approach to resolving issues affecting the region's prosperity like housing, affordability, transit and transportation. Work on such an approach is currently underway through the Metro Vancouver <a href="http://www.mvprosperity.org/Pages/index.aspx">Regional Prosperity Initiative</a>.<br></p></div>2016-05-18T07:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver Providing Leadership on Regional Prosperityhttps://investvancouver.ca/resources/media/details/17/Metro Vancouver Providing Leadership on Regional Prosperity17Metro Vancouver Providing Leadership on Regional ProsperityGP0|#3060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19;L0|#03060401d-910b-4f6c-9f24-1161c4109d19|Regional Economic Prosperity;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass875384D6377042ACBB8616BFEE1B608D"><p>​Metro Vancouver is home to diverse, innovative, and creative industries, public authorities, universities, and local government agencies. What is missing, however, is a mechanism to coordinate the efforts of these sectors, and help them develop a collaborative, strategic approach to the region's prosperity, according to a green paper produced by Metro Vancouver's Regional Economy Task Force and endorsed by the Board.<br></p></div>2015-12-16T08:00:00Z

Invest Vancouver acknowledges that the region’s residents live, work, and learn on the shared territories of many Indigenous peoples, including 10 local First Nations: Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Squamish, Tsawwassen, and Tsleil-Waututh.

Invest Vancouver respects the diverse and distinct histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, which collectively enrich our lives and the region.