Summary of April 23, 2018 “A City for All” Planning Workshop

A planning workshop for the planned “A City for All” summit was convened by the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) on April 23, 2018. The workshop was facilitated by Daniella Ferguson, VCPC Commissioner, and attended by about 45 people from various City of Vancouver advisory groups and other organizations with an interest in the topic. Notes were compiled from 6 discussion tables by Veronika Bylicki, VCPC Commissioner.

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Event Recap: Milestones 2017: A Dialogue on Events that Changed Vancouver

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”

Videos from 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.

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Brainstorming Workshop Identifies 2017 Milestones in Vancouver’s Planning and Development

The Vancouver City Planning Commission’s annual cycle of events to name the milestones of 2017 in planning and development kicked off on November 16 with a workshop at City Studio. The table talk was intense as urban thinkers, professionals and advocates debated policies, decisions and events that could have a transformative impact on Vancouver’s evolution. Continue reading “Brainstorming Workshop Identifies 2017 Milestones in Vancouver’s Planning and Development”