Assembly Resources

On this page you will find background information and resources for the Citizens’ Assembly. We will be posting information and resources throughout the process. You can click on each file for a short description of its contents.

You will be able to find:

  1. Important Documents for the Citizens’ Assembly;
  2. Submissions from the Community;
  3. Background Learning Materials for the Citizens’ Assembly;
  4. Learning Program Materials for the Citizens’ Assembly.

You can also find more information and resources about community planning in Grandview-Woodland on the City of Vancouver website.

Learning materials prepared for, and presented to, Assembly members will be posted here as they become available.

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Calgary’s $2,000 Homeownership Hack, The Tyee
1 files    166 downloads
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LA Council moves to curb teardowns in ‘mansionization’ hot spots, LA Times
1 files    230 downloads
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50 years of gentrification: Will all our Cities turn into deathly Canberra?, The Guardian
1 files    197 downloads
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Cooperative Housing International
1 files    183 downloads
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Life lease, Terralumina
1 files    208 downloads
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Affordable Housing Project, City of Langford
1 files    222 downloads
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Loreen Place, Great Victoria Housing Society
1 files    226 downloads
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Frequently Asked Question, CoHousing Partners
1 files    199 downloads
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o-op Housing In Vancouver Is The Affordable Option You Didn’t Know About, Huffington Post
1 files    342 downloads
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CMHC FlexHousing
1 files    195 downloads
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Housing Policy, City of Winnipeg
1 files    291 downloads
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Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard, Dept. of Commerce, Washington State
1 files    197 downloads
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Tools to Engage Residents in Green & Healthy Living, Enterprise Green Communities
1 files    311 downloads
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Seattle Housing Levy, City of Seattle
1 files    238 downloads
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Housing For All: Sustaining and Renewing Social Housing for Low-Income Households, CHRA
1 files    396 downloads
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Linking Heritage Preservation, Housing & Affordability
1 files    340 downloads
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Slow Streets: A Complete Street on Commercial Drive?
1 files    567 downloads
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The Socio-Spatial Implications of Labour
1 files    1169 downloads
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HEALTH EQUITY AND COMMUNITY DESIGN, Planning Healthy Communities Fact Sheet Series
1 files    605 downloads
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ACTIVE LIVING, CHILDREN & YOUTH, Planning Healthy Communities Fact Sheet Series
1 files    505 downloads
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HEALTHY BUILT ENVIRONMENT LINKAGES, Provincial Health Services Authority
1 files    604 downloads
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Density, condos and housing affordability, Policy Note (blog)
1 files    472 downloads
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Charles Montgomery: Welcome to Happyville: How we can improve our lives by designing smart cities, National Post
1 files    578 downloads
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Most Germans don’t buy their homes, they rent. Here’s why, Quartz
1 files    181 downloads
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In World’s Best-Run Economy, House Prices Keep Falling — Because That’s What House Prices Are Supposed To Do, Forbes
1 files    1163 downloads
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The Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly put local residents at the centre of the community planning process. Forty-eight randomly selected local residents and business owners met eleven times over nine months to learn, listen and put forward their recommendations concerning the future of the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood. Download their final report here.