The City of Vancouver has launched Resilient Vancouver, a multi-year strategy aimed at enhancing the capacity of our neighbourhoods, our government and our infrastructure to serve our diverse communities today, and to withstand and recover from inevitable shocks and stresses, now and in the future.Continue reading “City of Vancouver Launches Resilience Strategy”
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”
What were the significant planning and development events of 2017?
Following on the success of our 2015 and 2016 Year-in-Review processes, the Vancouver City Planning Commission is hosting our third annual “Year-in-Review” forum on February 5, 2018. Continue reading “Emerging Planning and Development Milestones of 2017”
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”
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”