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.
Find out all the ways that you can join the conversation about the issues that matter the most to you.
View descriptions of citizen-member agencies, boards, and committees. Share your expertise.
Vancouver is made up of smaller neighbourhoods each with its own character, but on the website, we use areas, not true neighbourhoods, to focus information for particular parts of the city. Find out about these 21 defined areas; their amenities, news, events, and more.
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.