On this Date: ‘Goals for Vancouver’ Published (1980)

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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Event Recap: Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver

Urban issues of the past keep bubbling up and resurfacing in full force. The relationship between housing costs and income earned in Vancouver has broken down in recent years. Vancouver City Councillor Adriane Carr has an insightful message for those trying to understand what is going on. “You can’t know where to go, unless you know from whence you came,” she says.

And that theme was precisely what carried conversations at Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver, hosted by the Vancouver City Planning Commission. Continue reading “Event Recap: Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver”