Local Government Matters 2021 All-Party Federal Election Forum

On September 15, Metro Vancouver hosted an All-Party Federal Election Forum. A panel of local elected officials posed questions to federal candidates on critical regional issues, including climate resilience, infrastructure funding, affordable housing, economic prosperity, and transit and transportation.

Candidate participants:

  • Peter Julian, New Westminster-Burnaby, NDP
  • Randeep Sarai, Surrey Centre, Liberal Party
  • Dr. Cheryl Matthew, Vancouver East, Green Party

Note: Invitations were extended to all four major parties with sitting MP in the region, however the Conservative Party did not provide a participant.

Issues & Questions

Metro Vancouver has asked each of the four main federal political parties how they will address critical local government issues if they are elected.

Political Parties

See how the parties responded

About Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is a federation of 21 municipalities, one electoral area and one treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing.