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Arbutus Lookout Share your thoughts: Arbutus Greenway permanent design concept

by Naomi W. Reichstein, VPSN Arbutus Greenway Project Lead Today is the last day to share your thoughts on the recently revealed Arbutus Greenway design concept. Take this survey to comment on the proposal. In a series of open houses this... Continue reading »

May 6, 2018   |   0 comments
Robson Sq - Elevated Finding a Lunchtime Oasis in Downtown

By Andrew Burns One of the most common times people engage with public space is during their lunch break. It can be relaxing – not to mention good for your health – to get out of the work environment for... Continue reading »

May 3, 2018   |   0 comments
Lunch Meet on Abbott St Lend a hand – VPSN Volunteer Opportunities (Early May)

Want to lend a hand improving local public spaces? We’ve got lots of volunteer activities taking place this coming week and beyond.  Bike Rack Design Jam May 2 @ 6pm – Creekside Community Centre – The City of Vancouver is currently... Continue reading »

April 30, 2018   |   0 comments
City Hall Two important proposals to strengthen local democracy

Want to help improve local democracy? There are two motions being considered at Council this week that directly relate to the municipal election process. The first relates to removing the ABCD bias from the ballot (in other words: a call... Continue reading »

April 16, 2018   |   0 comments
Vancouver 1886 Vancouver Day – Happy 132nd to our city!

This article, celebrating something we affectionately call “Vancouver Day,” was first posted in 2016. You can also read our call for a proper Vancouver Day celebration here. Happy birthday Vancouver! Our city was first incorporated on this day in 1886.... Continue reading »

April 6, 2018   |   0 comments