Congratulations to current Commissioner Amina Yasin, and past Commissioner Daniella Fergusson for winning the Canadian Institute of Planners 2021 Plan Canada Award for their article “Pandemic Patios and “Flat White” Urbanism originally published in Plan Canada Winter 2020 (Vol. 60 No. 4) issue. The article highlights how existing inequality in our society with already vulnerable members of our communities has been further compounded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “Commissioners win 2021 Plan Canada Award for Article on Inequalities During COVID”
Via City of Vancouver:
In historic move, two high-profile public plazas given Indigenous names
At a special ceremony today it was announced that new, Indigenous names have been given to the Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza and to the space formerly known as the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza. Continue reading “City of Vancouver gives two high-profile public plazas Indigenous names”
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”
Vancouver residents are invited to apply for one of 100 Arbutus Champion spots in the Arbutus Greenway ‘Design Jam’, a four-day collaborative workshop where participants will work together to develop a draft design for the future Arbutus Greenway. Continue reading “Become an Arbutus Greenway Champion”
Help make public space in downtown Vancouver more vibrant and inviting by playing a part in the City of Vancouver’s Public Space and Public Life Study. Continue reading “Help make downtown public space more vibrant!”