|The following article originally appeared on The Tyee and is republished here with the permission of the author, Commissioner Amina Yasin.|
Planners and urbanists, it’s time to reckon with the racism rampant in city building. Here are four actions to take.Continue reading “OP-ED Whose Streets? Black Streets”
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”
Goals for Vancouver was published in February 1980 following an extensive consultation with the citizens of Vancouver about their goals for the city.
The project was carried out by the Vancouver City Planning Commission at the direction of City Council. The range of topics was comprehensive and included movement, leisure, people economy, services, and city management.Continue reading “On this Date: ‘Goals for Vancouver’ Published (1980)”
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 recently approved Heather Lands Policy Statement. Here is the text of the memo: Continue reading “Memorandum: Heather Street Lands”