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Shape your city, share your input

Every year, the City of Vancouver and Park Board seek feedback on a variety of topics, including citywide strategic plans like the Zero Waste Strategy, neighbourhood plans, and operational plans like the budget.

We want to hear from you. Join TalkVancouver, take a questionnaire, or come out to a public event. Your feedback provides us insight into how we should shape our city.

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  • Smart Cities Canada
     Smart Cities Canada

    We are competing for $50 million in the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge this fall. The competition will recognize Canadian cities that can develop ways to improve livability through technology.

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  • False Creek South
     False Creek South

    We're looking for members from a diverse range of perspectives to facilitate communication and provide input on the neighbourhood planning process. The deadline to apply is 4:00pm on Thursday, November 2, 2017.

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  • Heather Street Lands
     Heather Street Lands

    We have been working with the site owners, the MST partners, and Canada Lands Company to create a policy statement to guide future redevelopment of this 8.5 (21 acre) site. We've also been working to create three distinct conceptual site plans.

    The following will be focused on obtaining feedback from the public related to housing types, land uses, transportation, public amenities, building forms and heights. At the final round of open houses, the preferred concept and draft policy will be presented for public review and input.

    Open houses

    • Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at VanDusen Gardens – Floral Hall, 5251 Oak St
    • Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at VanDusen Gardens – Floral Hall, 5251 Oak St
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    Online feedback
  • Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy
    Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy

    We all have a role to play in helping to shape a made-in-Vancouver solution that reduces waste from single-use items, enables innovation, and drives further zero-waste progress. We can’t get there alone.

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  • Strathcona Community Centre needs assessment project
    Strathcona Community Centre needs assessment project

    The Strathcona Community Centre (SCC) needs assessment is a four-month long study to determine the current and future needs of Strathcona community members, in order to make appropriate plans for the future of the community centre. The study will be completed by Nov 31.

    Community sharing event

    • Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1:30pm to 4:00pm at nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch Library, 730 East Hastings Street
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  • Arbutus Greenway Design Jam
    Arbutus Greenway Design Jam

    Our Design Jam is a multi-day, collaborative workshop with the goal of developing a clear and detailed design for the future Arbutus Greenway.

    Events

    • Open House: Gallery
      • October 28, 10:00am – 4:00pm at Point Grey Secondary School
      • October 29, 10:00am – 2:00pm at Point Grey Secondary School
    • Open House: Design Reveal
      • October 29, 3:00pm – 6:00pm at Point Grey Secondary School
    • Community Input Sessions
      • November 1, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Kerrisdale Community Centre
      • November 4, 11:00am – 2:00pm Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
    • Storefront at CityLab
      • October 31, 11:00am – 2:00pm at 511 W Broadway
      • November 3, time TBD at 511 W Broadway
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  • Gastown Complete Streets
     Gastown Complete Streets

    Gastown’s streets are in need of major rehabilitation.

    We have an important opportunity to work with people who live, visit, work, and commute through Gastown to consider the future of the area and create a plan for the streets and transportation network.

    Five free walking tours:

    • Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm at the Woodward's Building - Atrium, 333 Abbott Street
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    Online feedback
  • VanSplash Aquatics Strategy
     VanSplash Aquatics Strategy

    We are now in the final phase of our consultation and we want to hear from you!

    Open houses:

    Mandarin- and Cantonese-speaking interpreters will be on-site.

    • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00pm at the Killarney Community Centre, 6260 Killarney St
    • Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00 to 2:00pm at the Hillcrest Community Centre, 4575 Clancy Loranger Way

    The online survey closes on October 8, 2017.

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    Online feedback
  • Jericho Pier Renewal
    Jericho Pier Renewal

    We want your feedback on the initial concept for the pier renewal.

    The survey is open until October 16, 2017.

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    Online feedback
  • East Fraser Lands (River District)
    Fraser River

    Share your thoughts on the East Fraser Lands as part of the Official Development Plan Review

    Your input will help guide amendments to address challenges and opportunities that have arisen since the ODP was approved over a decade ago.

    The online survey closes on September 6, 2017.

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    Online feedback
  • Places for People Downtown
    Places for People Downtown

    We want your ideas on how to support exceptional, vibrant, and memorable experiences in downtown Vancouver.

    Pop-up events:

    • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Roundhouse Community Centre - main concourse, 181 Roundhouse Mews
    • Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Jim Deva Plaza, at Davie and Bute Streets
    • Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 W Georgia St
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    Online idea map
  • Northeast False Creek
    Northeast False Creek Draft Area Plan

    The Northeast False Creek Area Plan is a transformative project that will result in one of Vancouver’s most significant city-building opportunities in a generation.

    As the last remaining piece of large undeveloped land in the downtown along the False Creek waterfront, Northeast False Creek provides an opportunity to:

    • Embrace the rich culture and history of the area, local assets, and access to water
    • Create a new vibrant and resilient community that represents a step forward in city-building

    Storefronts

    • Saturday, November 18 from 11:00am to 5:00pm, 511 West Broadway
    • Monday, November 20 from 11:00am to 5:00pm, 511 West Broadway
    • Tuesday, November 21 from 11:00am to 5:00pm, 511 West Broadway
    • Wednesday, November 22 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm, 511 West Broadway

    Roadshow

    • Thursday, November 23 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, 180 Keefer Street

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  • China Creek North Park renewal
    China Creek North Park renewal

    The Vancouver Park Board and the City of Vancouver Engineering Services are upgrading China Creek North Park. Upgrades include: a playground replacement, staircase or accessible path connection on the west hill, washrooms and pump station replacement in southeast corner of park.

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    Online feedback

Visit our completed consultations page to learn about past consultation activities.

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Completed consultation activities