Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC)
The Vancouver Economic Commission, an agency of the City of Vancouver, works to strengthen the city's economic future by:
- Helping existing businesses
- Attracting investment
- Researching the business environment
- Making policy recommendations
VEC works closely with elected officials, the consular corps, and relevant departments of all levels of government. It links directly with peer organizations in the region, broad-based and sector-specific industry associations and ethnic business groups.
It also engages regularly with post-secondary and technology institutions, legal, real estate and business services professionals, and others whose work affects economic development of the region.