On October 25, 2017, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC), in collaboration with the City of Vancouver, 100 Resilient Cities, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), and Simon Fraser University’s Public Square, hosted an invitational summit on resilience and the future of our city. Continue reading “Videos from the Shaping Resiliency Summit”
What is resilience? What enables people and communities to survive and thrive in the face of crisis? What can we learn from the lived experience of residents to strengthen community resilience now and in the future?
At an April 4, 2017 press conference with 100 Resilience Cities, Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson, formally launched their partnership today and announced the appointment of Vancouver’s first chief resilience officer, Katie McPherson. Continue reading “Vancouver names Chief Resilience Officer”
Eariler this week, Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson welcomed an announcement from 100 Resilient (100RC) selecting Vancouver among the final cohort of international cities invited to join the network of 100 cities at the forefront of building urban resilience.
Continue reading “Vancouver joins 100 Resilient Cities global network”