On September 25, 2019, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement, the PIBC South Coast Chapter and the Vancouver City Planning Commission hosted a panel that explored the work of Indigenous planners in Vancouver.Continue reading “VIDEO: Decolonizing the City – The Future of Indigenous Planning in Vancouver”
The Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) 2018 Summit on A City for All was held at the Community Roundhouse in Yaletown on December 4, 2018. The full day event was attended by over 228 participants from City of Vancouver Advisory Committees, community groups and organizations from all sectors (public, private, academic, and not for profit). Participants worked in 19 round-tables throughout the day to present examples of their work and lived experiences, identify their key findings, and make recommendations.
The goal was to improve Vancouver’s resiliency by building social capacity. The topics clustered around three themes: Belonging, Equity, and the Design of Places and Spaces; and overarching frameworks: Intersectionality and Reconciliation. At the end of the day, each table gave a brief summary of their priorities to senior City managers (see list of staff and trustees in the Acknowledgements section).Continue reading “RELEASE: A City for All Summit Report & Workbook”
In 2018, the Vancouver City Planning Commission will focus much of our effort on addressing the issues of inclusion, reconciliation and diversity to work towards a caring city that leaves no resident behind. Continue reading “2018 Theme: A City for All”