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YVR Art Foundation supports First Nations art

The YVR Art Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1993 by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to support BC First Nations art and artists.  In 2015 the Foundation expanded its program eligibility to include Yukon First Nations’ artists. The YVR Art Foundation is funded through generous support from YVR, individual donors, foundations, corporate donors […]

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Month-long celebration of Indigenous history, heritage and diversity

The month of June is designated as National Indigenous History Month in Canada, with Monday, June 21 celebrated as National Indigenous Peoples Day. Virtual activities will be held across Canada on that day, celebrating the rich, cultural diversity of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal […]

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YVR personnel assist at River Rock mass vaccination site

Effective March 16, 2021 YVR partnered with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to assist at the mass vaccination site, located at the River Rock in Richmond. With its expertise at moving people and delivering an exceptional customer experience, YVR will oversee the non-medical aspect of the vaccine rollout, including logistics and staffing. The partnership between YVR […]

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Pier D Expansion Project completed at YVR

Construction of the Pier D Expansion project at YVR, which began in December 2017, has now been completed.   This expansion was undertaken to provide eight additional gates to support large aircraft—four contact and four remote-stand—as the airport’s existing International Pier was at capacity.   The focal point of the project is its thematic passenger […]

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COVID Impacts at YVR

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