Simon Fraser University

Equity, Opportunity and Good Health: How Transportation Affects the Essential Qualities of Life In Metro Vancouver
April 30, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
SFU Segal School of Business
Room 1200, SFU Segal School of Business, 500 Granville Street
Transportation connects us to our community, our place of work and our friends and family. The way transportation infrastructure is designed and the modes of transportation that we have access to impact our lifestyle and our health.

CRD and Island Health

An Equity Approach to Local Government Planning
May 8, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Songhees Wellness Centre
1100 Admirals Road

Local Government planners working  within the Capital Region are invited to participate in a hands-on, interactive workshop about the value of applying an equity perspective to land-use planning and other everyday decisions that local government planners face.

Cost: No Fee - Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided

PIBC Credits: 5.0 Professional Learning Units

Guest Speakers: Equity and Planning Experts Heather Evans (MCIP, RPP) & Victoria Barr (UVIC School of Public Health & Social Policy)

City of Vernon and BC Healthy Communities

Cities Fit for Children
November 12, 2015 (All day) - November 13, 2015 (All day)
Best Western Vernon Lodge
3914 32 Street

The 5th biannual Cities Fit for Children Provincial Summit will bring together municipal and regional policymakers, elected officials, Aboriginal leaders and staff, health professionals, educators and child/youth practitioners to strengthen community capacity in order to develop healthy thriving cities, towns and villages.

Simon Fraser University, Urban Studies

HOUSE: Rethinking the Housing Affordability Crisis
May 2, 2015 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
SFU Harbour Center
515 W Hastings St

HOUSE: RE-thinking the Housing Affordability Crisis is a one-day symposium hosted by SFU’s Graduate Program in Urban Studies.  The symposium will take place on Saturday, May 2nd (9:00am-4:00pm) at SFU Harbour Centre (Labatt Hall).
Our diverse roster of speakers will spark lively debates in the afternoon discussion groups.  Come prepared to listen, learn, and contribute.

For complete event information, please see attached PDF.

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ULI Urban Land Institute BC

ULI BC Speaker Series for Students at Langara
May 12, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Langara College
Room - C408 100 West 49th Avenue

ULI BC Speaker Series for Students @ Langara
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Langara College: C408, 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

ULI BC has arranged a Speakers Series for Student with guest speakers to talk about their background, education, career, projects, etc, with plenty of time for questions from the audience and discussions. This event is open to all students studying planning, real estate, architecture and related disciplines to learn more about these careers by hearing directly from practicing professionals.

IAP2 BC - Vancouver Island

Engaging Ideas - Social
April 28, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Lure Restaurant - Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa
100 Harbour Road V9A 6T3

Let's talk about public engagement on Vancouver Island and grow our P2 community.

Join other Vancouver Island public participation professionals and learn about their current projects. We'll socialize, network and build a community of local P2 practitioners!

District of North Saanich

May 5 Storytelling Event
May 5, 2015 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Mary Winspear Centre
2243 Beacon Ave West
Sidney, BC

Join us in celebration of North Saanich’s Jubilee (1965-2005) Tuesday May 5, 2015 at the Mary Winspear Centre for our 2nd storytelling event.

Doors open - 5:30, Entertainment (Deep Cove Folk Society) - 6:00, Storytelling - 7:00 p.m. 

Coffee, tea, and dessert served.

Affinity Institute

Construction Contracts: Best Practices for Project Success
June 11, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
SFU Segal Graduate School of Business
500 Granville Street

Construction Contracts:  Best Practices for Project Success

Chair: John R. Singleton, Q.C, Singleton Urquhart LLP

Bringing together leading Canadian experts, this event will walk you through the entire lifecycle of a construction contract.  Drawing on extensive experience gained over many decades and thousands of contracts worth billions of dollars, the faculty will share best practices to set your project up for success.

Affinity Institute

Commercial Arbitration: Taking Advantage of User Control
June 5, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
SFU Harbour Center
515 West Hastings Street and ONLINE
Vancouver and ONLINE

Commercial Arbitration: Taking Advantage of User Control

Chair: Gerald Ghikas, Vancouver Arbitration Chambers

This conference brings together an incredibly accomplished faculty with decades of arbitration experience across a broad range of industries and involving billions of dollars.  Drawing on this vast body of knowledge, you will learn the enormous potential of commercial arbitration and the keys to using arbitration effectively and successfully.

Heritage Vancouver Society

2015 Top 10 Endangered Sites – Bus Tour
May 9, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet at Museum of Vancouver
1100 Chestnut Street

Saturday, May 9, 2015; 1pm to 5pm

Tickets $40; Heritage Vancouver members $30

Climb aboard a Transit Museum Society (TRAMS) historic bus for an exclusive guided tour of Heritage Vancouver's 2015 Top Ten Endangered sites!

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