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

11th Avenue Holiday Lights-med Happy Holidays! (with some ideas for wintertime public space fun)

With the solstice now behind us, we’ve crossed into winter. The changing of the seasons means longer, more light-filled days. But of course, there’s some frosty months to contend with first! A good time to get cozy, but also a... Continue reading »

December 22, 2021   |   0 comments
WhatsApp Image 2021-03-29 at 2.25.25 PM It’s Open! The 800-block Robson Square Returns

After being closed-off for over a year-and-a-half, the renewed 800-block Robson Square is once again open to the public. It didn’t take long to fill-up. Construction fencing came down mid-afternoon, and within a few minutes the renewed space was already seeing... Continue reading »

March 29, 2021   |   0 comments
Square Success! Council votes to fund permanent plaza at 800-Robson

Fantastic news! Earlier this afternoon, by a vote of 8-3, City Council approved funding for the 800-block Robson Square plaza. Vancouver’s preeminent public square is getting a permanent make-over, with the approved investment enabling the transformation of a draft design into a... Continue reading »

February 13, 2019   |   0 comments
Square Make the expansion of Robson Square a reality – help needed!

UPDATE (Jan 30): City Council has deferred consideration of this item until Wednesday, February 13, 2019. But don’t wait until then to show your support for Robson Square. Please read on and lend your voice to the discussion! There are a number of... Continue reading »

January 29, 2019   |   0 comments
Robson Sq - Elevated Finding a Lunchtime Oasis in Downtown

By Andrew Burns One of the most common times people engage with public space is during their lunch break. It can be relaxing – not to mention good for your health – to get out of the work environment for... Continue reading »

May 3, 2018   |   0 comments