Media Coverage

Our projects find themselves in the media for all the right reasons! Here are a few online articles that CitySpaces has been covered or quoted in:



Times Colonist, January 20th, 2017

Camosun, Royal Roads plan $70M in expansions

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper



CBC news, Nov 2016

CBC Daybreak North: Better housing needed for seniors


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PLAN Canada, Oct 2015

Awards of Planning Excellence

Plan Canada magazine


Journal of Commerce, Oct 22 2015

New Autism Centre in Richmond, BC.

Journal of Commerce


The Langley Times, July 15 2015

Township of Langley Officially Age-Friendly

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Shaw TV News, July 2 2015
Trades Blast — profile on Centre for Trades Education and Innovation


Victoria News, June 19 2015
Victoria opens first downtown parklet

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Times Colonist, May 11 2015
Camosun trades complex takes shape

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper


Yahoo News, April 8 2015
Death of Canadian malls: Future of suburban shopping centres in jeopardy

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CBC, March 18 2015
Quality Inn Homeless Housing

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Calgary Herald, March 18 2015
Another controversy for Drop-in Centre’s proposal to convert northeast Calgary hotel to housing

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Metro Newspaper (nationwide), March 5 2015
Micro condos: Since when did living in a shoebox become the property-owning dream?

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REIBC Input Magazine, Winter 2015

The BC Land Summit  (main photo)
REIBC Input Magazine Winter


Chek TV News, February 7 2015

Uplands Walk, housing for the homeless, opens in Nanaimo

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Nanaimo Business News, February 7 2015

Housing Facility Opened For The City’s Homeless

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St. Albert Gazette, Jan 21 2015

Ag Boards Celebrate 70 Years

 St Albert Gazette


The Nelson Daily, Jan 9 2015

Why providing affordable housing in Nelson is easier said than done

The Nelson Daily


The Nelson Daily, December 1 2014

Up to 200 housing units needed for vulnerable groups in Nelson, says new housing report

The Nelson Daily


Calgary Herald, November 23 2014

Turning hotel into affordable housing no easy feat for Drop-in Centre

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CBC News, November 22 2014

Thorncliffe residents planning alternative pitch for old Quality Inn: Calgary Drop-In Centre owns building and wants to turn it into affordable housing

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Calgary Herald, November 21 2014

Neighbours, planners discuss controversial affordable housing project

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Calgary Herald, November 19 2014

Brainstorming sessions aim to break deadlock over affordable housing project

calgary herald newspaper


Nelson Star,  November 19 2014

Up to 180 units needed, Nelson housing study finds

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Williams Lake Tribune, November 14 2014

City seeks partnership for redeveloping Cariboo Lodge site

Williams Lake Tribune


Rocky View Weekly, October 27 2014

Chestermere and RVC to see a new Development Plan

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Plan Canada, October 2014

2014 Conference Highlights

Plan Canada magazine

CBC Radio, September 17 2014

How community charettes revolutionize design and solve ‘real world’ problems

CBC The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti

Times Colonist, September 16 2014

New Saanich apartment block (Cottage Grove) will be for homeless seniors 

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper

Western Wheel, June 13 2014

Wind Walk developers wait for province to approve water plan

Wind Walk Alberta

BC Business, April 10 2014

Kate Lambert Snapped @ Urban Land Institute Kickoff Reception

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Douglas Magazine, March 2014

Everyone Has An Opinion: The Art of Community Consultation

The Art of Community Consultation article - Douglas Magazine

Fort McMurray Today, March 30 2014

Feedback sessions for big box stores held

Fort McMurray Today CitySpaces

Chek News (TV), March 10 2014

Camosun College Trades Building (ground breaking)

Camosun College Centre for Trades Education and Innovation _ John Gauld Ryan Zumach

Vancouver Sun, February 15 2014

Victoria News, February 02 2014

Young residents encouraged to get involved in Oak Bay’s future

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Tri-City News, January 14 2014

Homeless shelter to build this spring

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CTV News, January 14 2014

Camosun College gets a final nod to start work on a new state of the art trades centre

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Victoria News, January 10 2014

Victoria residents association to host housing affordability forum

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Vancouver Courier,  November 14 2013

Developing Story: Social housing/ library eyed for Strathcona 

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Times Colonist, September 5 2013

Editorial: Make library a gathering place

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper

Times Colonist, August 26 2013

New directors for Mount St. Mary Hospital Foundation

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper

Nanaimo Daily News, August 12 2013

Pique Newspaper, Whistler, July 04 2013

Education opportunities abound in Whistler — Eleven recommendations put to council in task force report


Victoria News, June 25 2013

Saanich nears gaining Haro Woods as parkland

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Times Colonist, June 30 2013

Esquimalt planning advisers reject McLoughlin sewage plan

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper


Pique Newspaper, Whistler, April 14 2013

Turnout high at Whistler’s post-secondary open house


Pique Newspaper, Whistler, March 28 2013

VSO and others keen to explore educational opportunities in Whistler




Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows: The News, March 15 2013

North Albion zoning soon to council

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Times Colonist, March 10 2013

Library elicits feedback on plan to move Emily Carr branch

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper


Times Colonist, Victoria, February 7 2013

Plan for new seaplane terminal has backing of Victoria council committee

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper


Times Colonist, Victoria, February 6 2013

Airlines seek approval for two-storey seaplane terminal for Inner Harbour


Pique Newspaper, Whistler, January 10 2013

Education, RMI funding will be difficult decisions


The Straight, Vancouver, November 14 2012

Survey targets arts groups


Times Colonist, Victoria, November 14 2012

New Bear Mountain plans slice nine holes of golf greens in shift to low-density homes


Osoyoos Times, October 17, 2012

Stakeholder Workshop On Future of Gyro Park Envisions Family-Friendly Development


July 6, 2012

Resolving conflict with neighbourhoods in municipal decision-making.

Linda Allen, Managing partner with CitySpaces Consulting on best practices to resolve concern of neighbourhoods when change takes place for what is perceived to be the greater good.


Article by CitySpaces’ John Gauld, in Sitelines Magazine, October 2011

Mount View heights – Transforming a Former School Site


CNW, May 16 2011

Winners announced in the Great Places in Canada contest

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Nanaimo News Bulletin, May 16 2011

Downtown Nanaimo street wins top spot in national contest

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Victoria News, April 17 2011

Vancouver Olympics athletes’ suites ready for re-use as Saanich social housing


Osoyoos Times, January 4 2011

Lack of Jobs Affordable Housing Pushing Some to Leave Osoyoos



B Channel News, Victoria, 2010

Brenda McBain of CitySpaces was hired by the City of Victoria to create a Good Neighbours Agreement on the 900 Pandora block in Victoria. In this Video Brenda shares insight into the Good Neighbour Group.


Calgary Herald via, August 14 2008

Made-in-Calgary solution needed for illegal suites


calgary herald newspaper

Times Colonist via, October 3, 2006

Bamberton reborn: Waterfront village will become the heart of the new development

Victoria Times Colonist Newspaper