The Vancouver City Planning Commission’s (VCPC) annual cycle of events to identify the milestones in planning and development of 2018 was kicked off on November 19 with a workshop at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The table talk was intense as over 40 urban thinkers, professionals, advocates, and community members debated policies, decisions and events that could have a transformative impact on the evolution of Vancouver.Continue reading “Milestones 2018 Workshop Recap”
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”
On February 5, 2018, the Vancouver City Planning Commission hosted Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver. At the event, four leading urban thinkers and achievers discussed 2017 decisions and events in planning and development that have been identified as possibly having a transformative influence on the evolution of Vancouver. The panellists also offer their own ideas on proposed milestones of 2017 and respond to suggestions from the audience.
Here are the videos from this event.
The Vancouver City Planning Commission is pleased to present Milestones 2017 on February 5, 2018. Our third annual Year in Review public forum, it’s a look back that invariably turns into a dialogue about the future of the city.