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.Continue reading “On this Date: ‘Goals for Vancouver’ Published (1980)”
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As 2018 draws to a close, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) Chronology Program is embarking on our annual retrospective of planning and development milestones from the past year and we need your help.Continue reading “Survey – What were the Transformative Planning & Development Decisions of 2018?”
As part of our mandate to advise Mayor and Council on issues relevant to the future of the city, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) recently submitted a memorandum to Mayor and Council regarding the VCPC’s Milestones 2017 – Year in Review project. Here is the text of the memo. Continue reading “Memorandum: Milestones 2017 – Year in Review”
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”