A Vancouver Parable: False Prophets, Green Illusions and Vanishing Neighbourhoods

A stroll along Vancouver’s Broadway west of Macdonald offers the pedestrian many small, engaging storefronts. The low awnings provide... Read More

Vancouver’s Built Legacy: Transitioning a DTES Jail to Affordable Living

Steps from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside police headquarters, stands a former jail that once haunted the community even beyond its... Read More

Maintaining History: Preserving Special Sites through Good Maintenance

Vancouver’s historic buildings and streetscapes offer diverse residential and commercial spaces and contribute numerous benefits for a... Read More

Video Vancouver: False Creek South

Via City of Vancouver: False Creek South is one of Vancouver’s pioneering waterfront communities. It’s a highly livable and walkable... Read More

Third Wave Coffee—How Vancouver is celebrating its Coffee Culture at the Beanstock Festival

Since the emergence of coffee chains starting with Starbucks, coffee has become more than a consumer product; it has developed into a... Read More

Release: CoV Housing Strategy to Transform Low-Density Neighbourhoods

In response to Vancouver’s changing population, rising housing costs, and the increased need for diverse types of housing, the City of... Read More

Event: Cambie Street Bridge Warming, Nov. 24th

Cambie Street Bridge Warming Date & Time: Friday, November 24th, 3pm-8pm Location: Underneath the south side of the Cambie Bridge... Read More

Building Resilience, One Block at a Time

For several years, I lived on a residential street near Danforth Avenue (Greek Town) in Toronto. It was a welcoming street of older... Read More

Vancouver 2.0

Tucked into the north-east corner of Vancouver lies the unassuming neighbourhood of Hastings-Sunrise. Bound by the waters of the... Read More

Warren Gill Lecture Series: What is happening to my neighbourhood? December 1, 2017

The Annual Warren Gill Lecture Series Presented by Simon Fraser University’s City Program What is happening to my neighbourhood... Read More