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Alpha-metro Vancouver? Rethinking the Region 2019

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SFU Vancouver - Harbour Centre

515 West Hastings Street

Room 1400

Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

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Across Canada, actions to amalgamate have turned most major city-regions into regional cities, based on goals of efficiency as well as status and stature. But not Vancouver. “Vancouver” as a region consists of more than 20 separate local governments and one First Nation loosely bound together in the Metro Vancouver Regional District. Has Vancouver dodged the bullet of amalgamation suffered by other urban regions, or does amalgamation allow other Canadian cities to punch above their weight, leaving Vancouver disadvantaged?

Key speakers
  • Andrew Sancton, professor of political science, Western University
  • Peter Trent, former mayor, Westmount, QC
  • Kim Baird, former chief, Tsawwassen First Nation
And more local leaders and change-makers, to be announced soon!

As always, we are grateful to the Real Estate Foundation of BC and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board for their financial support of Rethinking the Region via the Initiative in Sustainable Urban Development.

We are also grateful to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade for their support of Rethinking the Region 2019.


This event is part of SFU Vancouver’s 30th Anniversary.





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SFU Vancouver - Harbour Centre

515 West Hastings Street

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Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

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