Our teams lead key initiatives and provide support services to the City operations you depend on
Learn about Corporate Services’ key departments that support the City’s prudent yet innovative operations and initiatives.
Who we are
The Corporate Services Department directs and oversees the work of the City Clerk, Legal, Indigenous Relations, Marketing and Communications, and Citizen Support Services departments. The department supports the council, prepares bylaws and leads key corporate initiatives and strategies, like the diversity and equity programs and more.
What we do
Corporate Services consists of the following departments.
City Clerk is responsible for maintaining and managing City records and provides administrative support to council and its various committees, commissions and boards. The City Clerk oversees local government elections, Freedom of Information, and the City Archives. Working with residents, businesses and organizations, the City Clerk supports participation in local government.
Legal coordinates and prepares bylaws, contracts, development agreements and provides legal advice and services to other City departments. The department also addresses legal proceedings involving the City.
Indigenous Relations works to improve and build relationships between Indigenous communities and organizations, industry and other levels of government. The department also helps the City meet its Truth and Reconciliation goals and obligations.
Citizen Support Services recruits and manages volunteers who assist and serve the vulnerable sector–infants, children and seniors. Through various programs and services, volunteers help improve the quality of life for children and families. They also help keep seniors connected while maintaining their independence to live at home.
Marketing and Corporate Communications creates and implements marketing and communications strategies and plans in line with the City's objectives. The department informs and engages residents and businesses about City's programs, services and events using educational and promotional content, graphics and other collateral.
|Citizen Support Services||604-294-7980||[email protected]|
|City Clerk||Phone: 604-294-7290
|Indigenous Relations||[email protected]|
|Corporate Communications & Marketing||604-570-3636||[email protected]|