Goals for Vancouver was published in February 1980 following an extensive consultation with the citizens of Vancouver about their goals for the city.
The project was carried out by the Vancouver City Planning Commission at the direction of City Council. The range of topics was comprehensive and included movement, leisure, people economy, services, and city management.
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The City of Vancouver was founded on April 6th, 1886, with boundaries of Burrard Inlet, Alma, 16th Avenue and Nanaimo Street. Continue reading “On This Date: This Birth of Vancouver (1886)”
Just nine weeks after its incorporation, the City of Vancouver burned down in the Great Fire on June 13, 1886. Continue reading “On This Date: The Great Fire (1886)”
On March 10, 1870 the settlement know locally as Gastown was given its official name: Granville Townsite. Continue reading “On This Date: Granville Townsite Established (1870)”
On September 24, 2014 Commisisoner Andy Yan gave a lecture on Vancouver in the 21st Century, a co-presentation of SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement and the Vancouver City Planning Commission. Continue reading “Lecture: Vancouver in the 21st Century”