Simon Fraser University - The City Program

12 Great Ideas for Vancouver from Around the World
April 1, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
Room 1400, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Vancouver may be one of the world's most livable and sustainable cities—but other cities around the world can offer lessons to make us even better.

Over the past five decades, Vancouver architect and planner Michael Geller has visited 55 countries in search of interesting places and good planning ideas: better use of water, improved public spaces, innovative approaches to lighting and enhanced civic pride.

Come hear and see 12 ideas on how to make Vancouver a healthier, friendlier, more beautiful and creative city.

Urban Development Institute (UDI)

YES to Transit!
March 25, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard Street

We are facing one of the most important decisions affecting our region and our industry. We need to get informed, get involved, and get behind the YES campaign!

Four experts will outline the benefits of having better transit and transportation that voters should have in mind for the coming referendum.

Iain Black – President, Vancouver Board of Trade and Co-chair, Better Transit and Transportation Coalition (BTTC) – will outline the benefits of the transportation investment plan for the region and the work of the BTTC.

Langara College Applied Planning Program

Designing a Public Consultation Program - Tools & Techniques
March 20, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Langara College
100 West 49th Ave

Designing a Public Consultation Program - Tools and Techniques
This workshop will provide an overview of public engagement tools and help planners pick the right tool for the planning challenge to be addressed. The workshop will also teach planners basic facilitation skills and how to respond to difficult people and situations that threaten to derail the consultation process.
Learning Objectives:
- Understand the public involvement continuum.

Langara College Applied Planning Program

Open House
March 19, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Langara College
100 West 49th Ave

 Langara Applied Planning Post Degree Diploma Open House 

Provincial Health Services Authority

Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit Survey
February 25, 2015 - 8:00am - March 11, 2015 - 11:59pm
Online survey
Online Survey

We’d like to hear your thoughts on the Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit, which was launched in April 2014 as a project of the Provincial Health Services Authority and the Healthy Built Environment Alliance. The Toolkit is intended to be a conversation starter document for public health professionals, community planners and local government representatives who share a responsibility to promote active living and to shape healthier built environments.

City of Surrey

PARKit 2015
February 24, 2015 - 12:00am - May 1, 2015 - 4:30pm
City of Surrey
City Parkway and 102 AVe

Surrey’s PARKit Design Challenge 2015-“Dueling Pianos”

Simon Fraser University

Public lecture: Transport Lessons Learned from other Places and Regions w/ Jeffrey Tumlin
February 24, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
SFU Vancouver - Segal Building
Room 1200, SFU Segal Building, 500 Granville Street

Speaker: Jeffrey Tumlin
February 24, 7-8:30 pm
SFU Segal Building
Admission is free, but reservations are required.

BC Water & Waste Association

WaterBreaks Webinar: The Sustainable Foundation - How the District of North Vancouver implemented an integrated asset management approach to infrastructure management
February 26, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Online webinar
Online webinar
Online webinar

Date: February 26, 2015
Time: 9:00 - 10:00am PST
Location: Online

Green Communities Canada

Canada Walks National Walking Survey
February 10, 2015 - 12:00pm - February 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
Online survery

Canada Walks is working with Ryerson University to conduct a survey to learn more about the state of the walking movement in Canada. The survey is aimed at national, provincial and local organizations and groups that:
- promote and support walking and walkability
- have walking/walkability in their mandate
- have staff or volunteers who work directly on walking related initiatives

The International Right of Way Association (IRWA)

IRWA Courses Sept 2015
September 14, 2015 - 8:00am - September 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
BCIT Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street,

The International Right of Way Association (IRWA) is a non-profit organisation that provides training for people who work in the acquisition and management of property rights for things such as utilities, pipelines, roads; by municipal and provincial agencies, private firms such as Fortis and Spectra, and a number of independent contractors.

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