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 Vancouver: Granville Island

Evoke DIALOG | Granville Island | Vancouver, BC from DIALOG on Vimeo. Via Dialog Design: Heralded by planners, politicians and in... Read More

Video Vancouver: Symptoms of Congestion

Via the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation: Congestion is a pain for commuters across Metro Vancouver every day. The good news... Read More

Video Vancouver: UnGapTheMap

Via Hub Cycling: Find out why we’re working to UnGapTheMap in Metro Vancouver and make cycling safer for all. This video was... Read More

Video Vancouver: Vanniversary

Via City of Vancouver: For Vancouver’s birthday [April 6], we asked citizens some fun questions through our TalkVancouver.com... Read More

VIDEO: The “Missing Middle” in Vancouver’s Housing Density Debate

Via The Tyee: When you think of high urban density, you might think of big land assembly projects that end up in blockbusting towers... Read More

Book Review: The Death and Life of the Single Family House

Author: Nathaniel Lauster (Temple University Press, 2016) In The Death and Life of the Single Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on... Read More

Video: Can You Speak British Columbian?

Chinook Wawa is intimately linked with the history of British Columbia. From its roots in the Nootka Jargon catalyzed by the voyage of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Return to Hogan’s Alley

Secret Vancouver: Return to Hogan’s Alley Discover how this hotbed of historic jazz was nearly forgotten by time and erased by... Read More