From June 3 to 6, 2019, the Women Deliver conference is coming to Vancouver.
It’s the world’s biggest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women.
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The Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) 2018 Summit on A City for All was held at the Community Roundhouse in Yaletown on December 4, 2018. The full day event was attended by over 228 participants from City of Vancouver Advisory Committees, community groups and organizations from all sectors (public, private, academic, and not for profit). Participants worked in 19 round-tables throughout the day to present examples of their work and lived experiences, identify their key findings, and make recommendations.
The goal was to improve Vancouver’s resiliency by building social capacity. The topics clustered around three themes: Belonging, Equity, and the Design of Places and Spaces; and overarching frameworks: Intersectionality and Reconciliation. At the end of the day, each table gave a brief summary of their priorities to senior City managers (see list of staff and trustees in the Acknowledgements section).
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At our April 10, 2019 meeting, the Vancouver City Planning Commission appointed Nola Kate Seymoar, Omar Dominguez, Jennifer Marshall and Marnie Tamaki as their Executive Committee for 2019.
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At their Standing Committee on City Finance and Services meeting on March 13, 2019, Vancouver City Council received two presentations on the regional and city-wide planning context. These presentations include population and job growth projections, and how policies and plans are shaping and directing growth in our city and region.
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