10 Common Ground Principles for Affordable Housing

When it comes to affordable housing, are there some principles we can all agree on? Last year, Generation Squeeze – a... Read More

11 Milestones that will Shape Vancouver’s Future

What are the significant events, activities and decisions in 2016 that will shape Vancouver’s future? Earlier this fall, the Vancouver... Read More

River District Appeals to Families with Walkability, Nature and Fun

Author’s Note:I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and the private... Read More

Happy Streets “Living Lab” Results Suggest Public Space Affects Wellbeing

How do we know when we are in a good public space? Does it make us happier, more calm, or even more generous? We can get the sense... Read More

RELEASE: Council selects Sadhu Johnston as new City Manager

Following a four month international search, Vancouver City Council has selected Sadhu Johnston as the new City Manager for the City... Read More

Halloween For Planning Nerds: CANDY DENSITY

Halloween is an Urbanist Holiday (shhh don’t tell anybody) Halloween as a Holiday – more than any other – is about neighbourhood. It... Read More

Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Monday

LOCAL • Vision, NPA nearly tied in campaign donations (updated with video and interactive chart) [Vancouver Sun] • Don Cayo: City... Read More

Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Friday

LOCAL • B.C. magazine report finds homelessness halves lifespans (with video) [Vancouver Sun] • Mayor’s race for control of... Read More

Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Thursday

LOCAL • Tri-Cities mayoral race: SkyTrain-related growth a hot election topic [Vancouver Sun] • Longtime Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie... Read More

Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Monday

LOCAL • Vancouver parents irked to be left out of decision on Chevron funding [Vancouver Sun] • Lack of advance voting stations in... Read More