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New Project Portfolio

New Project Portfolio

Check out the new project portfolio for the Vancouver Character Home Zoning Review Consultation.

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Vancouver Public Library’s newest branch opens to the public

Vancouver Public Library’s newest branch opens to the public

CitySpaces is pleased to announce that the new Vancouver Public Library branch and YWCA Metro Vancouver affordable housing for single mothers is now open in Strathcona.   New @VPL branch & @YWCAVAN affordable housing for single mothers now open in Strathcona https://t.co/wgs4w5qceepic.twitter.com/fg5b0IkJFV — City of Vancouver (@CityofVancouver) April 21, 2017 […]

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Contribution of $5 Million for Covenant House Vancouver

Image credit NDSA Architects - Rendering of 530 Drake Street Entry

The government of British Columbia has announced a contribution of $5 million for the first phase of a three phase project to expand the Covenant House Vancouver (CHV) that will commence this fall. The funding will be added to the $10 million that Covenant House has raised for a new […]

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Health-care students at BCIT get new $78.3M centre! 

Rendering of the future BCIT Health Sciences Centre for Advanced Simulation by Stantec

  CitySpaces is excited to announce that BCIT will be home to a new Health Sciences Centre for Advanced Simulation. The Ministry of Advanced Education is set to provide $66.6 million and BCIT will provide $11.7 million towards the four-storey, 10,355 square-meters (111,460 square-feet) centre. For this project, CitySpaces was engaged […]

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CRD proposes affordable housing on Carey Road

CRD proposes affordable housing on Carey Road

The Capital Region Housing Corporation is hosting an open house on Monday for a proposed 73-unit affordable hosting building at 3816 Carey Rd. CitySpaces is thrilled to be a part of this exciting project. The open house will run Monday (March 13) from 3 to 7 pm in the commons […]

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Jada Basi Interview In Planning West Magazine

Jada Basi Interview In Planning West Magazine

Look who we spotted in the first newly redesigned issue of Planning West magazine! Cityspaces’ Manager of Housing and Community Planning Jada Basi! Read Jada’s interview -> CLICK

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Welcome Lani!

Welcome Lani!

CitySpaces is delighted to welcome Lani Brunn to our Vancouver office! A community and social planner, Lani joined CitySpaces after almost 10 years working in the non-profit housing sector in Metro Vancouver. She has a passion for tackling complex social issues as a researcher, engagement and communications specialist, pre-development project manager, and as a […]

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

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Reflecting on BCNPHA #HousingCentral Conference 2016

Reflecting on BCNPHA #HousingCentral Conference 2016

This year’s BCNPHA #HousingCentral Conference was a showcase of excellent work and best practices from around the province and optimism surrounding recent funding announcements. CitySpaces was especially proud to present two sessions! CitySpaces’ Manager of Housing and Community Planning, Jada Basi, presented on an emerging best practice of Family Friendly […]

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Welcome Rhona!

Welcome Rhona!

CitySpaces is very pleased to welcome our newest Community Planner, Rhona Dulay to our Vancouver office! AREAS OF PRACTICE Land Use Planning | Policy Analysis + Development | Regulatory Planning | Research + Analysis | Social Planning | Consultation | Conflict Management Get to know Rhona! —> http://www.cityspaces.ca/rhona-dulay/

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Better housing needed for seniors in northern B.C.

Better housing needed for seniors in northern B.C.

CitySpaces’ Principal Gwyn Symmons spoke to CBC Daybreak North last week about seniors housing needs in northern B.C. Listen Here → CBC Daybreak North

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Official Community Plan Update #Quesnel2030

Official Community Plan Update #Quesnel2030

CitySpacers’ Jada Basi and Spencer Andres are in Quesnel this weekend engaging with the community on planning the future! Speakers night, neighbourhood pop-up open houses, survey, photo contest, and workshops are all on the books. Click here for more details on the Official Community Plan Update http://www.quesnel.ca/OCP2030.html

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A Perspective on Bike To Work Week

A Perspective on Bike To Work Week

For a full week, CitySpaces’ own Spencer Andres committed to commuting to our downtown Vancouver office on his bike. Here are some of his reflections at the end of the week. My first ever Bike to Work Week has come to a close. Overall, I am very glad I committed […]

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The City of North Vancouver Housing Action Plan!

The City of North Vancouver Housing Action Plan!

The City of North Vancouver unanimously endorsed CitySpaces’ Housing Action Plan! See the project profile here:  The City of North Vancouver Housing Action Plan  

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Homelessness Action Week 2016!

Homelessness Action Week 2016!

CitySpaces is pleased to be taking part in Homelessness Action Week 2016! Our annual donation drive is in full swing with this year’s donations going to The Salvation Army’s Harbour Light facility. Items we’re collecting include the following: Socks; Toiletries; and, Rain ponchos. To find out how you can get […]

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Welcome Jim!

Welcome Jim!

Get to know our new Project Coordinator, Jim Beaudreau! We’re delighted to welcome him to our Vancouver team: AREAS OF PRACTICE Community Planning | Policy Research | Development Consulting | Consultation & Engagement | Project Management | Feasibility & Business Plans Learn more about Jim here —> http://www.cityspaces.ca/jim-beaudreau/

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CitySpaces Welcomes Jada Basi as New Manager of Housing and Community Planning

CitySpaces Welcomes Jada Basi as New Manager of Housing and Community Planning

It is with enthusiasm that CitySpaces announces the joining of Jada Basi to the Corporate Leadership Team as Manager of Housing and Community Planning. Jada, who joined CitySpaces in 2012, brings 12 years experience to this position. Known for her inclusive and collaborative approach to planning processes, she offers expertise […]

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Farewell to Brent

Farewell to Brent

CitySpaces wishes Brent Elliott all the best as he pursues his career path with the District of Maple Ridge. Since joining our firm in 2011 as the Manager of Community Planning he has been a valuable leader, enhancing our regulatory planning and consultation services.

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CitySpaces Selected to Plan Quesnel’s Future

CitySpaces Selected to Plan Quesnel’s Future

CitySpaces has been selected to undertake the City of Quesnel’s Official Community Plan Update and subsequent revision of municipal regulatory tools! With help from sub-consultants CTQ and Jamie Vann Struth, CitySpaces is leading the charge on creating a long-range policy plan to guide the City’s transition from a traditional forestry-based […]

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Accent 2016 – Lessons Learned, Looking Forward Session

Accent 2016 – Lessons Learned, Looking Forward Session

CitySpaces’ President and Managing Partner, Linda Allen is off to the Canadian Institute of Planners Conference, Accent 2016 in Quebec City. Linda will be moderating a Fellows session (Wednesday, July 6th). In a pecha-kucha format, the Fellows will share stories about the lessons learned early in their careers, the fun they […]

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