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

WE Waterfront Engage: West End Waterfront Community Conversations

Interested in the future of the West End waterfront? Check out the upcoming Community Conversations taking place on the week of October 18th. The City is beginning a planning process to create a comprehensive long-term vision and plan for the West End’s... Continue reading »

October 13, 2021   |   0 comments
Ross Park Mural Placemaking at Ross Park: celebrating Punjabi women through art

Two Vancouver-based artists— Sandeep Johal and new VPSN Board member Alyssa Martens —came together this spring to highlight and celebrate the presence and voices of older Punjabi women living in Sunset neighbourhood. Earlier this year, Martens—who works as a writer... Continue reading »

July 27, 2021   |   0 comments
COV Heat resources Heat Wave Safety: List of Water Fountains, Misting Stations, Cooling Centres

Vancouver is in the middle of a heatwave. There are several City of Vancouver resources available to help people to stay cool and hydrated, which we’ve compiled below. Stay safe out there – and please look out for one-another. Drinking... Continue reading »

June 28, 2021   |   0 comments
Commercial Drive - PWK Let’s prioritize a safer, more complete Commercial Drive – for everyone!

Commercial Drive is one of the city’s most eclectic high streets, and a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. The shopping street component serves as a central public space, over 20 blocks in length, for the larger neighbourhood, and... Continue reading »

May 24, 2021   |   0 comments
VPSN Lunch Meet event Feature Event: VPSN Annual General Meeting – June 9, 2021

Hey everyone! Coming up next month: the VPSN Annual General Meeting! Join in to get involved in championing the city’s shared parks, streets, and plazas. We’ll reflect on the previous year’s activities, elect new board members and recruit new volunteers,... Continue reading »

May 9, 2021   |   0 comments