Greater Vancouver Regional District

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Greater Vancouver Regional District

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        1967 -


        The Greater Vancouver Regional District was created in 1967. It amalgamated functions previously carried out by a number of separate bodies: the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District (1913-1971), the Greater Vancouver Water District (1926-1971) and the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board (1949-1969). Since its inception, it has also been responsible for regional hospital planning and financing.


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