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

Creating Connection Vignettes of mid block connections along the seawall: Blurring edges and creating connections

Summer-like weather this past weekend enticed me to leisurely bike around Vancouver’s False Creek, along with thousands of fellow urbanites congregating there for sunshine and public life. As is often the case with my urban explorations, I was reminded how... Continue reading »

June 18, 2017   |   0 comments
RECAP: False Creek Flats Planning Workshop

photos and words by Oliver Gaskell Change is afoot for an oft-overlooked area of Vancouver. Since the announcement of the relocation of St Pauls Hospital to the False Creek Flats, the spotlight has been firmly fixed on the area as... Continue reading »

July 3, 2015   |   0 comments
Image: Dan Toulgoet Where’s the Creek? Daylighting to Restore the Urban Watershed

When I was growing up my dad often made claims of fishing in a creek near his childhood home in South Vancouver. Since my dad comes from a long line of family members that often “embellish” the truth, (I’ve heard... Continue reading »

June 2, 2014   |   0 comments
A New Future for Plaza of Nations

Next week, the City of Vancouver is hosting three open houses to seek public input on the proposed development of the Plaza of Nations site. Owned by Canadian Metropolitan Properties, this site will be completely transformed in a few years... Continue reading »

June 5, 2011   |   0 comments
Northeast False Creek & The Plaza of Nations – Your Input Needed

On Wednesday, December 8 the City of Vancouver, along with land-owner Canadian Metropolitan Properties (CMP), hosted a public open house for the proposed development on the former Plaza of Nations land. This piece of property will be one of the larger ‘chunks’... Continue reading »

December 16, 2010   |   0 comments