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Heritage Vancouver Society

Heritage Vancouver Top10 Tour & Talk - Japantown, North Strathcona: Past, Present, and Future
September 25, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet outside the Japanese Language School at 487 Alexander Street (Alexander and Jackson)
Various throughout North Strathcona

Heritage Vancouver Top10 Tour & Talk - Japantown, North Strathcona: Past, Present, and Future

Sunday, September 25, 10am-Noon

Heritage Vancouver Society

Heritage Vancouver Top 10 Tour + Talk: False Creek South: Past, Present and Future
September 17, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet at the north end of Spyglass Place at the ferry landing under the south end of the Cambie Street Bridge
Starts at Spyglass Place and goes to outside Granville Island

Reflecting the 1970s values of a livable city and quality of life, the area was developed with a mix of one-third non-market rental housing, co-ops and condos in a Garden City landscape setting on leased, City-owned lands.

During Placemaking Week, join us in launching a new series of tours on the Top 10. The tour of False Creek South will explore the community vision, planning, urban design, development and current issues shaping the future of this historic area.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm - October 26, 2016 - 1:30pm
BCIT Downtown Campus
555 Seymour St.

Rehabilitation of the Burrard Bridge - September 28

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

City Drinks: Casa Mia
September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Casa Mia
SW Marine Dr.
British Columbia

Join VHF for an exclusive evening at one of Vancouver’s most well-known and grand heritage mansions, Casa Mia.

Urban Development Institute

UDI Vancouver Luncheon - Foreign Buyers' Tax: Opportunities and Consequences
September 16, 2016 - 11:30am - 2:00pm
Regency Ballroom (3rd floor) Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard Street

On July 25, 2016 the Provincial Government announced that effective August 2, 2016 an additional 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) will apply for purchasers of Metro Vancouver residential real estate who are foreign nationals or foreign-controlled corporations.

This announcement is the latest in taxation measures created in response to increasing housing prices. It is uncertain what combined impact these taxes will have on the housing market.

Langara College Applied Planning Program

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
September 23, 2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Langara College
100 West 49th Ave

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is based on the principle that the proper design and effective use of buildings and public spaces in neighborhoods can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime, and an improvement in the quality of life for all. Students will be introduced to the history, concepts, key elements and the application of CPTED principles.

British Columbia Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Wildland Fire Canada 2016 Building Resilience
October 24, 2016 - 8:00am - October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre
1310 Water Street

Wildland Fire Canada is a biennial conference series that brings togetherwildland fire management practitioners, researchers, City planners, Local Emeergency management professionals  and industry to highlight and discuss emerging trends in wildfire management.

Passive House Canada

Introduction to Passive House Design and Construction
September 23, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Pacific Safety Products Boardroom, Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Ave

This one day course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House Design, which leads to cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.

What you’ll learn:

• Passive house design fundamentals

• Super insulated envelopes

• Methods for achieving extreme air tightness

• Passive house quality windows

• Leading ventilation design principles

• Passive house economics and costs, including what to consider when conducting an economic comparison

City of Surrey

Agricultural Land Leasing Workshop
September 15, 2016 - 8:30am - 4:00pm
Surrey City Hall - Rooms 2E - A/B
13450 104 Avenue

An interactive information session for land owners interested in leasing out their own agricultural land and for farmers or prospective farmers/producers seeking to lease land for agricultural purposes.  The workshop is designed to provide guidance and information about lease considerations, managing the risks and understanding property tax and income tax implications. 

Presenters: Chris Henderson, Chartered Accountant; Ralph May, Lawyer; Howard Joynt, Professional Agrologist

$30 Registration is Required; Includes Lunch.

City of Surrey

Field to Food Speaker's Forum
September 16, 2016 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Surrey City Hall - Centre Stage
13450 104 Avenue

What does it take to get food from the field to a consumer's plate? The City of Surrey presents a full-spectrum view of the many players involved in producing food including: farmers, producers, processors, government regulators and financiers. The focus for 2016's Forum is the Dairy Industry. Q & A opportunities will be provided to allow participants to engage with presenters. 

Registration is required; Boxed lunch is provided.

Registration Deadline: September 9, 2016

PIBC Learning Credits available.

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