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Getting to the bottom of Vancouver’s green spaces: A review of green space metrics Getting to the bottom of Vancouver’s green spaces: A review of green space metrics

By Selina Bull, VPSN board member Back in 2011, the City of Vancouver announced its goal of becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020. The City’s Greenest City Action Plan 2020 is the roadmap to getting there, outlining... Continue reading »

July 14, 2017   |   0 comments
City of Vancouver Info Graphic - Grandview-Woodland Plan. Grandview-Woodland Community Plan – at long last!

This past week City Council deliberated on, and ultimately approved, a brand new Community Plan for the Grandview-Woodland area. The planning work was approximately four years in the making, and had its share of planning successes, controversies, and, most recently... Continue reading »

June 30, 2016   |   0 comments
Jim Deva Plaza Engage: Jim Deva Plaza, a new park at Smithe & Richards… and removing the Viaducts

Three important public space related engagement opportunities are taking place this week. Please consider participating; these events are an important way to influence the design and development of the city’s public realm. 1) Final Concepts for the Jim Diva (“Heart of Davie”)... Continue reading »

October 21, 2015   |   0 comments