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

Kitsilano Beach Maximizing the benefits of waterfront public space

by Anke Hurt Communities of all sizes are actively preserving waterfront space for public use. Beaches and waterfront parks are a versatile and robust asset, valued for their beauty, their role in providing shoreline habitat, their cultural and recreational opportunities,... Continue reading »

June 20, 2018   |   0 comments
QE Theatre - Plaza Reconciliation and public space: two plazas given Indigenous names

An important day for public space in Vancouver! The plazas located on the north side of the Vancouver Art Gallery, and in front of Queen Elizableth Theatre, were given Indigenous names earlier today – šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square and šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn,... Continue reading »

June 18, 2018   |   0 comments
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