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... Read More

On This Patch of Grass: An Interview with Matt Hern, Daisy Couture, Selena Couture, and Sadie Couture

Parks are an important part of the contemporary city. Yet, the fact that parks are so common place makes critically discussion around... Read More

Book Review – Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

Author: Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing, 2018) The always-insightful Rebecca Solnit once wrote “A city always contains more... Read More

VancouverSpeculations: Covered Playgrounds

http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2018/12/17/vancouverspeculations-covered-playgrounds/Covered playground concept. To enlarge the image... Read More

A Renegade Book Exchange, and Other Acts of ‘Urban Intervention’

On the southwest corner of Salsbury and Napier Streets, a block from Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, Penny Street and Stephen Holmes set... Read More

Urban greenways can reduce neighbourhood carbon emissions

Cities working to prioritize active transportation with the aim of reducing neighbourhood carbon emissions now has some of the first... Read More

Event: Metro Vancouver Critter Capers: the Case of the Scrambled Eggs, April 2

Hello Detectives, Critter Capers is back with another fun, candy-free, egg-themed mystery. Critter Capers: the Case of the Scrambled... 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

Event: The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival, Dec. 21

The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Date: December 21 Time: 6–10 pm Price: Single: $10 | Dual (2 Single tickets): $15 ... Read More

Can We Raise Children in Vancouver? – UBC Dialogues Recap

Local leaders in social policy and population health tackled the question “Can we raise children in Vancouver” in the Creekside... Read More