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”
The Vancouver City Planning Commission is joining urban leaders from almost 200 countries in Quito Ecuador this month for Habitat III – the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. Commission co-chair Nola Kate Seymoar and Commissioner Jennifer Marshall are going to Habitat III as members of the Canadian delegation to share with the world’s leading urban thinkers and bring back best practices in planning and development to Vancouver. Continue reading “VCPC heads to Habitat III”
On July 12, 2016, Vancouver City Council appointed two new members to the Vancouver City Planning Commission: Amelia Huang and Jennifer Marshall. Continue reading “New Commissioners: Amelia Huang & Jennnifer Marshall”
The Vancouver City Planning Commission has a new Executive Director. Yuri Artibise is replacing Elizabeth Ballantyne effective July 2016. Continue reading “New Executive Director: Yuri Artibise”
At its May 25, 2016 meeting, the Vancouver City Planning Commission elected Nola-Kate Seymoar and Neal LaMontagne as co-chairs. Nola-Kate and Neal bring extensive professional urban planning experience to the Commission. Continue reading “Nola-Kate Seymoar and Neal LaMontagne: new VCPC Co-Chairs”