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Citizen involvement

Citizen involvement makes Vancouver one of the best places in the world to live. Get involved: volunteer, speak at council meetings & participate in civic agencies.

Vancouver citizens have a long tradition of participating in city government and community affairs. It's one of the reasons why Vancouver has been ranked one of the best places in the world to live.

Public involvement is a vital part of the democratic process. Both City Council and the Park Board makes it a priority to be accessible to all citizens.

Share your opinions

Public consultation

Find out all the ways that you can join the conversation about the issues that matter the most to you.

Share your expertise

Agencies, boards, and committees

View descriptions of citizen-member agencies, boards, and committees. Share your expertise.

Get involved with your community


Volunteering with the City or Park Board is a rewarding way to gain experience, meet new people, and learn new skills. Check out all of our volunteer opportunities.

Be heard

Speak at a meeting

Sign up to attend a Council meeting, and speak to your elected officials on City Council or the Vancouver Park Board about an item that is on the agenda.

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

Outside Vancouver:

Speak your own language

When should you call 9-1-1? Click to find out       Deaf? Have difficulty speaking? Click to learn how to make a TTY call

More ways to contact us

Share your ideas for Vancouver

Share your ideas for Vancouver with the mayor

Do you have concerns about what is happening in Vancouver, or ideas for ways we can improve it? Tell the Mayor about it!

Tell the Mayor

Stay informed

Follow us on social media

Follow the City through various social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr.

Stay connected, join Talk Vancouver

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