Yuri Artibise is a community engagement and communications specialist with a passion for urban planning, public participation and digital cultivation. . Through his Yurbanism brand, he explores the ‘Y’ of urbanism by sharing ways to make our cities more livable, community-oriented places one block at a time. He currently works with SFU Public Square as their External Projects and Communications Manager and is an elected director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia.

Video: Putting the brakes on Vancouver Housing (with Tom Davidoff)

Conversations That Matter, with Stuart McNish Vancouver’s housing market is a political and financial minefield. Measures to create... Read More

Video Vancouver: Chinatown Divided

Are new developments an opportunity or a threat to Chinatown? Here’s About Here‘s attempt to explore both sides of this issue. Read More

Video: Why are we Getting Rid of a Highway in Vancouver?

Via About Here Facebook | Instagram Why are we about to get rid of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts in Vancouver? It’s a... Read More

Video Vancouver: When Do We get a Skytrain to UBC?

Via About Here Facebook | Instagram Is there ever going to be a skytrain to UBC? Here’s our thoughts. Read More

Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic — Improvisation

Via Project for Public Spaces: PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on improvisation in public space, including why it matters... Read More

Video Vancouver: A Case for Fare-Capping

Via TransitCenter (Facebook | Twitter) Transit agencies everywhere should adopt fare capping, a policy that makes paying for transit... Read More

Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic — Comfort

PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on comfort in public space, including why it matters, what to look for, and how to make it... Read More

Video Vancouver: Measuring Magic – Affection

PPS founder Fred Kent shares his insights on affection in public space, including why it matters, what to look for, and how to make it... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Right to Walk

Via Streetfilms: Every person has the right to walk. Choosing to move on foot — to work, school, or the market — should be safe and... Read More

Video Vancouver: Urban Planning A-Z

Via Pickled Entropy. Read More