The Commission welcomes the City’s new General Manager of Planning and Development, Brian Jackson, who started in his role at the end of August. Continue reading “New Planning Head for Vancouver”
Why is the rights approach to adequate housing not being adopted in Vancouver?
Miloon Kothari, the former Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing for the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, asked this question at a round-table discussion hosted by the Commission in July. The round-table on adequate housing was an initiative of the Commission, and not of the City of Vancouver. Continue reading “Right to Adequate Housing: An Approach for Vancouver?”
The Commission recently prepared comments to City of Vancouver staff on two important transportation planning initiatives that pass significant milestones this month. Continue reading “Transportation Futures: Mobility and Livability”
The Commission has published the perspectives of 13 Vancouver urbanists on the idea of a new city-wide plan for Vancouver. Continue reading “Thirteen Perspectives for a new City-wide Plan”
A new city-wide planning process provides a tremendous opportunity to build on our planning achievements and engage all Vancouverites in imagining the physical evolution of our city. Continue reading “City of Vancouver Planning Department Statement: City-wide Planning Process”