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

LEG1319.118 - Sectional Map + Street Directory VPSN Annual General Meeting & Beach BBQ

It’s that time of year again! Mark your calendars for the VPSN’s summertime Beach BBQ and Annual General Meeting. As a registered non-profit, we hold this meeting to officially fulfill our obligations under the BC Societies Act. Bidness aside, we’ll... Continue reading »

June 23, 2017   |   0 comments
Image of Art Gallery North Plaza Art Gallery North Plaza Reopens!

Some exciting news that’s hot off the press! The Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza (aka Courthouse Square, Centennial Square) reopened this morning. The lengthy planning and design process began in 2013, resulting in an approved design in 2015. Now, after... Continue reading »

June 22, 2017   |   0 comments
Creating Connection Vignettes of mid block connections along the seawall: Blurring edges and creating connections

Summer-like weather this past weekend enticed me to leisurely bike around Vancouver’s False Creek, along with thousands of fellow urbanites congregating there for sunshine and public life. As is often the case with my urban explorations, I was reminded how... Continue reading »

June 18, 2017   |   0 comments
1280px-Great_Vancouver_Fire - Major Matthews Map Vancouver Day Pt. 2 – Fire Day

Those of you who have been following our advocacy work over the past few years will know that we have been encouraging the City to think of designating one day a year as Vancouver Day. This gesture, we feel, could... Continue reading »

June 13, 2017   |   0 comments
Aerial photo of the False Creek South planning area. False Creek South – neighbourhood planning process launched

False Creek South stretches roughly from Cambie Street to Burrard, and is home to approximately 5,500 people. A 55 hectare neighbourhood, it was planned and built in the 1960s and 1970s on the site of former industrial lands, and conceived as a... Continue reading »

May 30, 2017   |   0 comments