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2015 Highlights: Planning + Development in Vancouver

January 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Description

What were the defining decisions, actions and events of 2015 in planning and development that could prove to be transformative in Vancouver’s evolution?

The Vancouver City Planning Commission presents a discussion with panellists working in Vancouver’s planning and development as they share their views on significant events from 2015. They will draw on a list brainstormed in advance and on suggestions from the audience. (View draft list of events)

The panel discussion also marks the launch of the first edition of the new Chronology of Planning and Development in Vancouver. The events identified will be included in the 2015 section of the Chronology.

6:00 – 7:00 Audience Preview and Ideas

  • Review the short list of 2015 planning and development highlights
  • Add your comments and suggestions
  • Record your perspective on video
  • Share your reflections with others
  • Enjoy the snacks provided

7:00 – 9:00 Panel Discussion

MODERATOR: Stephen Quinn, CBC On the Coast

  • Frances Bula, Urban affairs journalist
  • Jennifer Marshall, Architect and urban designer
  • Bob Rennie, Rennie Marketing Systems
  • Noha Sedky, Urban planner and facilitator


The Vancouver City Planning Commission has been working with community partners and advisors to compile a list of planning and development milestones from early settlement by First Nations to the present. The result is an online timeline providing snapshots of significant events, including Council decisions, major real estate developments, federal housing investments, regional plans, new transportation technologies, social policy innovations and environmental restoration. (More information.)


January 26, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Vancouver City Planning Commision
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