New Commissioners for 2018

Four new Commissioners have been appointed by Council for a two-year term ending December 2019: CityHive co-founder Veronika BylickiHappy City Director or Operation  Omar Dominguez; urban planner Mike Fujji; and development manager Jacint Simon. Trustee Janet Fraser was also recently appointed as the Vancouver School Board Liaison. The bios of these Commissioners and Liaison are listed below. Continue reading “New Commissioners for 2018”

New Commissioner: Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem

On November 15, 2016, Vancouver City Council appointed Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem to the Vancouver City Planning Commission.

Khelsilem hails from the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-speaking communities of Xwmel̓ts’stn and Eslhá7an and the Kwak̕wala-speaking tribes of the Na̱mg̱is’ and Ḵwiḵwa̱sut̓inux̱w. He grew up and lives in the city of Vancouver. Continue reading “New Commissioner: Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem”