Metro Vancouver

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Metro Vancouver is a regional district in British Columbia, Canada. It was created in 1966. For 40 years it was called "The Greater Vancouver Regional District", but now it is called "Metro Vancouver".[1]

The regional district includes 22 municipalities, one electoral area and one treaty First Nation.[2] The district covers 2,877.36 square kilometres (1,111 square miles). Metro Vancouver administers several services common to the local government units, such as utilities.

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  1. Vancouver Sun (2 August 2007). "Goodbye GVRD, hello Metro Vancouver". CanWest MediaWorks Publications Inc. http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=47d814e0-3cf9-4577-bc14-d6b8518fc30b&k=15838. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  2. Kelly Sinoski (13 Marcy 2014). "Judge's ruling upholds Langley rezoning plans". CanWest MediaWorks Publications Inc. http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Judge+ruling+upholds+Langley+rezoning+plans/9615634/story.html. Retrieved 27 July 2014.