Inequality, Gender, Intersectionality, Gentrification, and the City: An interview with Leslie Kern
Cities are political and economic centers of power. This comes with its fair share of challenges like poverty and inequality. Spacing Vancouver...By Erick Villagomez
S101 Series: Introduction and Call
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated. Complexity refers to...By Erick Villagomez
Broadway Plan Reflections
This piece started with a simple aspiration: to collect a diversity of meaningful 100-200 word reflections on Broadway Plan processes and outcomes...By Erick Villagomez
VIDEO: Why does the Vancouver Plan matter to you?
On July 22, 2022, Vancouver City Council approved the Vancouver Plan, a citywide land use strategy to create a more livable, affordable and sustainable...By Yuri Artibise
Taking Us Where The Sun Don’t Shine – The Broadway Plan
Why bother? The survey flashes across your horizon suggesting a moment of importance. You click on the survey and give your opinion. What is really in...By grahammcgarva
‘Most Livable City?’ A 30-Year Gap in Life Expectancy Exists Within Vancouver
Live in Vancouver? Then you’ve seen those annual rankings that celebrate it as one of the world’s “most livable cities.” But zoom in to the neighbourhood...By Christopher Cheung
Vancouver’s Shady Inequality
We all know about wealth inequality in expensive Vancouver. But there’s also inequality when it comes to who has the shade, and who’s left to scorch in...By Christopher Cheung
On Kwikwetlem territory, a new vision for Riverview
The Riverview Lands, on the slope above the Coquitlam River, were known as a storied place. Settlers will remember the area most for its mental health...By Christopher Cheung
The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!
Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that drove me to write The...By Erick Villagomez
Podcast: COVID Reflections
It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many provinces are starting to...By Spacing
It’s complicated — our relationship with Instagram and nature
On a hike to Upper Joffre Lake near Pemberton this summer, I saw a dozen people frozen in the same pose. In one hand, they held out crumbs. In the other...By Christopher Cheung
Event – 2019 East Vancouver Garden Tour, Sunday, June 16th!
East Vancouver Garden Tour Sun, 16 June 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT This year’s East Vancouver Garden Tour will be on Father’s Day, Sunday...By Spacing