Planning West is the Planning Institute of British Columbia’s quarterly magazine. Check out the Winter 2018 issue here: PlanningWest-v60-No1-Winter2018.
I weigh in on the value of urban parks in this article from CBC Saskatchewan’s Kendall Latimer. Read more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/wascana-park-regina-purpose-1.5164888
Vancouverism is a fascinating tale of how a city can transform itself through the creation of a distinct style of urban planning. Purchase it here from UBC Press: https://www.ubcpress.ca/vancouverism
Urbanism is nothing without community involvement, and the Brampton 2040 vision is proof. Here are two videos that show how Bramptonians shaped a vision for the improvements to their city:
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This vision is for the people, inspired by the people. We worked with thousands of Bramptonians in efforts to see what the full potential of Brampton truly is, and out of that came the groundbreaking 2040 vision. But the vision is just the start. It is up to every single citizen to play their part and push it forward, and make the vision a reality. Shot by: @bramptonsays Produced by: @prodbyrupen #thenew905 #futurereadybrampton #brampton #brightideas
I recently spoke with CBC Radio One’s Stephen Quinn about housing and foreign investment for a new podcast from CBC Vancouver. SOLD! can be downloaded from cbc.ca/podcasts, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you get your podcasts.
As you know, CBC Vancouver will be hosting a forum on housing in partnership with Fairchild Radio on May 9th at Brighouse United Church in Richmond, B.C. from 7:30-9:00pm. We hope to see you there!
Free registration at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ sold-housing-forum- registration-45495963652