By: Sinem Culhaoglu
Following the lively 2019 Year-in-Review Workshop, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC), came together on February 6th 2020, to discuss the very planning milestones that transformed Vancouver in 2019. Partnered with SFU’ Vancity Office of Community Engagement, this event once again brought together some of the city’s most passionate urbanists and advocates, to reflect on the last 12-months of Vancouver city planning. This engaging and collaborative event was designed as a public forum, to represent a dialogue about the past, present, and future of the City of Vancouver.
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Vancouver and Whistler hosted the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, with venues also in Richmond and the University Endowment Lands. The Games opened on February 12, 2010.
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A panel discussion on the planning milestones that transformed Vancouver in 2019
Expropriation of derelict hotels. Plans for 6,000 new units in 11 high-rises at the foot of Burrard Bridge, some as high as 60 storeys. Increase emission-reduction targets five-fold. Vancouver in 2019 was transformed. Or was it?
The Vancouver City Planning Commission, in partnership with SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, is bringing together some of the city’s top urbanists and advocates to look back 12-months in order to see where Vancouver is heading.
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By: Sinem Culhaoglu and Brjen Rito
Monday, November 18, 2019, marked the 5th Annual Vancouver City Planning Commission’s (VCPC) Milestones 2019: Year-In-Review Workshop – an event held to discuss yearly milestones in urban local planning and development. Uncontested by most Vancouverites, due to urbanization being one of the front-runner topics discussed in the Vancouver political climate, the VCPC came together to delve into the most transformative events, actions, decisions, and directions that shaped the urban landscape within the last year.
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