The Vancouver City Planning Commission’s (VCPC) annual cycle of events to identify the milestones in planning and development of 2018 was kicked off on November 19 with a workshop at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The table talk was intense as over 40 urban thinkers, professionals, advocates, and community members debated policies, decisions and events that could have a transformative impact on the evolution of Vancouver.Continue reading “Milestones 2018 Workshop Recap”
On July 18, 2018, Marnie Tamaki was confirmed as a Commissioner appointment to the Vancouver City Planning Commission for a term ending December 31, 2020. Continue reading “New Commissioner: Marnie Tamaki”
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In historic move, two high-profile public plazas given Indigenous names
At a special ceremony today it was announced that new, Indigenous names have been given to the Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza and to the space formerly known as the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza. Continue reading “City of Vancouver gives two high-profile public plazas Indigenous names”
A planning workshop for the planned “A City for All” summit was convened by the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) on April 23, 2018. The workshop was facilitated by Daniella Ferguson, VCPC Commissioner, and attended by about 45 people from various City of Vancouver advisory groups and other organizations with an interest in the topic. Notes were compiled from 6 discussion tables by Veronika Bylicki, VCPC Commissioner.
Transcribed table notes can be downloaded here ( 126KB). Continue reading “Summary of April 23, 2018 “A City for All” Planning Workshop”
Earlier this month, Planning Commissioner Anthony Perl is joining urban leaders from over 150 countries in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for World Urban Forum 9 (WUF9). The World Urban Forum is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) held since 2002.
Here are some of Commissioners Perl’s closing impressions of the event and next steps for the VCPC. Continue reading “Advancing the New Urban Agenda (WUF9)”