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

Umbrella Wall - Robson Featured Event – Draft Principles for Rain-Friendly Public Spaces (Workshop)

Early in 2019, we’ll be launching our Life Between Umbrellas design competition to encourage the creation of rain-friendly public spaces. Even more exciting: we’re working on an agreement with the City of Vancouver to help deliver this exciting initiative. As part of... Continue reading »

November 20, 2018   |   0 comments
Seawall Public Art - Dustin Quasar - CC license Featured Event: Public Art in Vancouver – the City Approach

Out next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on public art, and in particular, the programs and approaches taken by the City of Vancouver. Public art plays an important role in enriching and enlivening our public spaces, and this session will aim... Continue reading »

November 9, 2018   |   0 comments
Halloween SkyTrain Party - Placeholder_600 Halloween fun in public space: our 2018 SkyTrain party and more

Halloween is just around the corner, and there are lots of fun public space activities taking place over the next few days – including our 12th annual VPSN Halloween SkyTrain Party and the Party4Health mobile after-party this coming Friday. Get your costumes... Continue reading »

October 24, 2018   |   0 comments
Last Candidate - Balcony Shot VIDEO – Last Candidate Standing 2018 Election Debate

On Wednesday, October 3, together with our collaborators at STAY Vancouver, Happy City, and SFU Public Square, the VPSN hosted the Last Candidate Standing election event at the Imperial Theatre. The event was open to every candidate who was legally registered to... Continue reading »

October 16, 2018   |   0 comments
Halloween SkyTrain Party - Placeholder_600 Featured Event – 2018 Halloween SkyTrain Party

All-aboard for the Halloween SkyTrain Party! Get yourself decked out in your ghoulish best, and join us for the best transit ride you will have all year! Like previous years, the 12th Annual SkyTrain Party will see us travel to... Continue reading »

October 15, 2018   |   0 comments