The VEC helps US neighbourhood stay above water, literally, despite climate change
Juvarya Veltkamp, the VEC’s Green Economy Manager, will be offering her expertise specifically on how the Fort Norfolk area, formerly referred to as Atlantic City, can redevelop to allow primary roadways, stable neighborhoods, large employment centers, public transit and highly-valued waterfront to withstand expected flooding.
JOB OPPORTUNITY - The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is positioning Vancouver as a globally recognized city for innovative, creative and sustainable business. The VEC’s Manager of Finance will be responsible for enhancing the internal organizational processes and infrastructure that will allow the VEC to continue to achieve its overall objectives. Deadline to apply is end of day January 9, 2015.
VEC CEO Ian McKay publishes Op-Ed on Vancouver’s Tech Eco-System
This opinion piece was written in light of last week’s extraordinarily successful Global Entrepreneurship Week in Canada and Start Up Week in Vancouver - a week highlighted by the federal government's decision to fund four of Vancouver's world class incubators and accelerators.