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vancouver city hall Three ideas to improve the experience of speaking to City Council

Recently, Vancouver’s City Clerk held a survey looking for input on “improving the experience of speaking to City Council.” The Council Chambers at City Hall is one of the city’s key democratic spaces, and a truly important public space in the civic... Continue reading »

January 31, 2018   |   0 comments
Last Candidate Standing - the VPSN's Nov 2 election debate. New & Events: Local Elections, Ghostly SkyTrains, and Placemaking

The next few weeks are busy ones for the VPSN crew! Our 9th Annual Halloween SkyTrain Party is in the works, followed closely by our third edition of Last Candidate Standing, our local election debate. Added to the mix is... Continue reading »

October 18, 2014   |   0 comments
IMG 2107 Improving Citizens’ Access to Speak to City Council

Earlier today, the VPSN submitted a letter to City Council – offering our support for a motion that would aim to improve citizens’ access to speak to City Council. The motion requested that City staff investigate best practices, consult with... Continue reading »

October 8, 2013   |   0 comments
VPSN Public Space News and Updates – October 5, 2013

VPSN UPCOMING ACTIVITIES Sunday, October 6 – Harbour Hop! HOLD THE DATE: Thursday, October 31 – Halloween SkyTrain Party VPSN RECAP PARK(ing) Day 2013 P.S. I Love You – A Public Space Photo Scavenger Hunt ENGAGE Saturday, October 5 –... Continue reading »

October 5, 2013   |   0 comments
This Week at City Hall: February 27-March 2, part I

It’s a busy week at 12th and Cambie. Our round-up of all the various public-space related meetings and events will be coming in a few parts… Monday night starts with a Public Hearing on a number if rezoning applications. We... Continue reading »

February 27, 2012   |   0 comments