January 17, 2015

Additional facts

  • municipal taxes paid by port tenants in 2018: $10,497,685
  • payment in lieu of taxes paid to municipality for vacant port land in 2018: $2,095,052
  • shoreline managed by the port authority: 23 km

Learn more about the port’s economic impact.

Projects of interest

Habitat enhancement projects

 Major terminals


Noise monitoring program

Our noise monitoring program helps us to gain a better understanding of the existing noise environment, identify where there might be concerns and track noise trends over the long-term.

Liaison committee

The East Vancouver Port Lands Committee consists of representatives from the Burrardview Community Association, City of Vancouver, Canadian Pacific Rail, the port authority, and Viterra. The committee developed the East Vancouver Port Lands Plan to address compatibility issues between industrial and residential land uses in this area between Victoria Drive and the Second Narrows Bridge, as well as the adjacent Burrardview neighbourhood.

Community investment

Through our Community Investment Program, we support community projects throughout the Lower Mainland. We are proud to have contributed to the following Vancouver programs:

  • Canada Day at Canada Place
  • Christmas at Canada Place
  • National Aboriginal Day at Canada Place
  • Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association – New Year’s Eve
  • Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Canada – Mothers as a Catalyst of Change: Inspiration from Around the World Conference
  • Museum of Vancouver – Cesnam, the city before the city
  • Pacific National Exhibition – The Fair at the PNE
  • Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society – Children’s Back Pack Event
  • Vancouver Fireworks Festival Society – Honda Celebration of Light
  • Vancouver International Children’s Festival
  • Vancouver Pride Parade
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver – Annual Women of Distinction Awards
  • Our Place – The Graduation Strategy: Engaging the Most Vulnerable Youth
  • Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society – Duke of Edinburgh Leadership Program
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum Society
  • APEG – Endowment in Engineering Studies
  • High School Student Leadership Program
  • Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre – Marine Mammal Rescue Centre
  • United Way of Canada – Employer-Employee Matching Campaign
  • Hastings Sunrise Community Policing Centre – Sunrise Summer Kick-off event

Along with our industry partners, we host an annual port gala supporting capital projects from three non-profit community organizations. The community organization we support in Vancouver is Mission Possible, helping those challenged by homelessness and poverty. Their organization is located in the Downtown Eastside.

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