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

MapleTreeSq A People-Focused Gastown – strengthening public space in Vancouver’s first neighbourhood

Earlier today, the VPSN wrote to City Council to offer our support for a motion entitled “A People-Focused Gastown: A Bold, Forward-Looking Vision for a Vibrant and Prosperous Neighbourhood.” A long with our note of support, we offered a few ideas... Continue reading »

May 9, 2023   |   0 comments
MapleTreeSq VPSN – Public Space News & Events – May 2023

We’re well into spring now! The flowers are beginning to bloom, parks and plazas are filling up, and the sounds of seasonal change are in the air. This edition of the VPSN Public Space News & Events comes with a bouquet... Continue reading »

May 3, 2023   |   0 comments
CNH - Streetview VPSN Annual General Meeting – Tues, May 9, 2023

The VPSN Annual General Meeting is coming up! RSVP here Our 2023 meeting will take place in Renfrew-Collingwood, at the amazing Collingwood Neighbourhood House. Since the late 1980’s, CNH has been providing a safe space – and an array of important services –... Continue reading »

April 9, 2023   |   0 comments
gibbys-field-rendering-landing Gibby’s Field protected, will become a new naturally managed park

Good news! This past Monday, the Park Board approved a plan to create a new ‘naturally managed park’ at E 18th and Victoria Drive, in a location known as “Gibby’s Field.” The site contains the last part of Gibson Creek,... Continue reading »

March 1, 2023   |   0 comments
10429922053_4854d768bc_c Granville Street Planning – Seven Suggestions for Improving the Process

You may have heard that City Council is contemplating a planning process to revitalize Granville Street downtown. This idea was first floated a couple of years ago, and is a positive move. A draft Terms of Reference was discussed by Council on January... Continue reading »

January 28, 2023   |   0 comments