Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

By VPSN

July 20, 2016 at 3:38 PM

Tagged with


Placemaking: the state of the nation? Made in Canada Survey

No Comments  |  Leave a comment
Canada Flag Map

What’s the state of placemaking in Canada? How robust is advocacy around public space? What’s working in your local community? What’s not? How do you think things could be improved?

These are a few of the questions we’re hoping you might be able to help us answer. The VPSN is working with a number of partner organizations to gauge the “the state of the nation” in terms of the barriers and opportunities that exist for placemaking and public space advocacy in Canada. We want to identify ways to strengthen local, community-based placemaking, while also exploring ways to enable and enrich collaboration across Canada. Some of this will inform the Made in Canada event we’re working on, but it will also be used to advance placemaking and public space advocacy more broadly.

We are hoping you could take a few moments to share your thoughts and experiences dealing with placemaking projects and public space advocacy. We’ve prepared a short questionnaire that should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete. It will give you a chance to identify key barriers, opportunities and priorities for placemaking in your town or city, and cross-country.

COMPLETE THE PLACEMAKING IN CANADA QUESTIONNAIRE

You may be interested in a preparatory paper that was prepared on Placemaking in Canada in 2015. It’s based on interviews with several key practitioners across Canada. You can find it here.

 

Creative Commons flag image by Wikipedia PMX.

Post a comment

Your email address will not be displayed

Sign up for our newsletter

Recent Posts

Get Involved: New and ongoing public space initiatives need your input
November 16, 2017

Recap: Building our city at the Arbutus Greenway Design Jam
November 10, 2017

Infinite Happiness — Film Screening And Panel Discussion Night, November 9
November 2, 2017