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

Imagine Gastown Streets Poster - Pic Only Imagine Gastown Streets – Saturday, October 21

Gastown’s streets are in need of repair, and the City of Vancouver has identified this as a unique opportunity to consider the future of the area, and create a plan for the streets and transportation network. There’s lots of talk... Continue reading »

October 10, 2017   |   0 comments
2015 SkyTrain Party - By GoToVan Halloween SkyTrain Party – Friday, October 27

It’s ba-aaaack. Hold the date for our annual Halloween-themed celebration (and transformation) of the SkyTrain. After taking a break last year, we’re back with our longest-running public space event. Hard to believe, but we’ve now been throwing these for over... Continue reading »

October 10, 2017   |   0 comments
North Plaza - 500x The Language of Place: Indigenous Naming and Re-naming

Were you among the many thousands who participated in this year’s Walk for Reconciliation? It was a tremendous event, and saw an estimated 50,000 participants trek from QE Plaza to Strathcona Park to show their support to a new and... Continue reading »

October 9, 2017   |   0 comments
VanPlay Oct 17 2017 VanPlay Smart City Talks – October 17 and November 1

What will Vancouver’s parks and public spaces look like in 25 years, or a century? The VPSN has been honoured to be part of two of the VanPlay Smart City Talks organized by the Urbanarium Society, UBC School of Architecture... Continue reading »

October 8, 2017   |   0 comments
City Hall - Vancouver Creative Mornings – By-Election Candidate Survey

Our pal Mark Busse (host of Creative Mornings Vancouver, and fab MC for our Last Candidate Standing event back in 2014) has recently sent a survey out to all of the candidates running for a Council seat as part of the upcoming by-election.... Continue reading »

October 8, 2017   |   0 comments