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

2018_LCS - Basic Last Candidate Standing 2018 – Vancouver’s only ALL candidates debate

Mark your calendars for the evening of October 3, and get ready to dial up democracy! Vancouver’s best election event is returning for the 2018 municipal contest.   Last Candidate Standing is the only debate open to ALL mayoral and council... Continue reading »

September 19, 2018   |   0 comments
PARK(ing) Day Logo-292698cc Park(ing) Day 2018 – Reimagining Robson Street

Join us next Friday, September 21 on the 1000-block of Robson Street (at Burrard) for our 2018 Park(ing) Day intervention! We’ll be taking a few street parking spaces and transforming them into a sweet public space for you to enjoy... Continue reading »

September 14, 2018   |   0 comments
Rail ROW looking north from W 4th Ave x500 Connecting the Arbutus Greenway to the Seawall

The City’s latest Arbutus Greenway newsletter shares an update that the existing rail right-of-way between West 1st and West 5th Avenue “is not required” for future greenway purposes. The City is proposing to remove these lands from the Arbutus Corridor... Continue reading »

September 5, 2018   |   0 comments
Jeff Henriquez_Brooklyn Making blank walls sing: the case for graffiti and murals

By Anke Hurt On a sunny day there is a bright reflection coming from the blank wall across the street from my Kitsilano home. The expanse of matte-grey cinder bricks feels like wasted space. The blankness of the wall is... Continue reading »

August 7, 2018   |   0 comments
Lunch Meet - Abbott St - 2012 VPSN Annual General Meeting – Wednesday, August 29

UPDATE: In the event that the weather on Wednesday is rainy (or greyish and likely to rain) we’ve booked Meeting Room #2 on the first floor of Creekside Community Centre (1 Athletes Way, Olympic Village). Our upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) will... Continue reading »

July 29, 2018   |   0 comments