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

langara Langara – 18-holes and several ideas on the future of golf

Should a golf course – or parts thereof – be re-purposed for other public space and civic activities? This appears to be a question that will be considered for the 18-hole facility at Langara, one of three municipally-owned courses in Vancouver.... Continue reading »

March 19, 2018   |   0 comments
Urban Reef - Seating in Robson Square Keep the 800-block / Robson Square free from motorized vehicles

A motion being considered at City Council this week calls for motorized vehicles to be introduced to 800-block of Robson – the expansion area for Robson Square. This would be a major step back for an area that many consider to... Continue reading »

March 12, 2018   |   0 comments
David Lam Park - Entrance A park in the towers: David Lam, VanPlay, and the things that make up a good greenspace

Article and lead photo by Bobby Sanghera. The Vancouver Park Board is currently undertaking an initiative called VanPlay, which will result in a 25-year masterplan to guide the creation and maintenance of parks, community centres, and recreational facilities within the... Continue reading »

March 6, 2018   |   0 comments
Granville at Night - Jason Thibault - MassiveKontent Surveillance cameras on Granville Street?

Late in February, City Council looked at a motion to do with “Upgrading, Reviewing, and Revising the Granville Entertainment District.” It was a lengthy motion and referenced a number of previous work items that Council, and City staff, had tabled.... Continue reading »

March 1, 2018   |   0 comments
How We Vote - Logo Last day! Share your thoughts on electoral reform in BC

Later this year, citizens of British Columbia will have an important – and potentially game-changing opportunity to shape the province’s voting system. In the fall, a special referendum will be held to ask residents whether or not people want to... Continue reading »

February 28, 2018   |   0 comments