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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Draft neighbourhood-wide recommendations, March 3, 2015
1 files    883 downloads
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DRAFT Values for Grandview-Woodland
1 files    523 downloads
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City of Vancouver: What Feeds Us: Vancouver Food Strategy
1 files    363 downloads
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Greenest City Action Plan
1 files    372 downloads
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Transportation 2040
1 files    341 downloads
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Heritage and Neighbourhood Character Backgrounder
1 files    373 downloads
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Parks and Public Space Backgrounder
1 files    986 downloads
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Arts and Culture backgrounder
1 files    523 downloads
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Transportation backgrounder
1 files    664 downloads
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Vancouver Food Strategy
1 files    427 downloads
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Active Transportation Fact Sheet
1 files    516 downloads
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Vancouver’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2012-2021
1 files    985 downloads
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City Backgrounder: Housing
1 files    452 downloads
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G-W Community Profile: Housing
1 files    1049 downloads
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Rent now, pray later: City has mixed success in creating affordable housing, Vancouver Courier
1 files    276 downloads
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Fears over impact of vacant residences in Vancouver misplaced: census, Vancouver Sun
1 files    253 downloads
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Opinion: Affordable housing concerns here to stay, Vancouver Courier
1 files    323 downloads
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Are Stats Glossing over Vancouver’s Housing Crisis?, The Tyee
1 files    232 downloads
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The Middle Ground, Vancouver Magazine
1 files    226 downloads
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Vancouver: The Highrise Myth
1 files    352 downloads
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Tall Tower Debates Could Use Less Dogma, Planetizen
0 files    284 downloads
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Andy Yan, “21 Suburbs in Search of a City”, April 2014
1 files    361 downloads
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Grand View, John Ngyuen
1 files    401 downloads
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Choosing the Happy City, Charles Montgomery
1 files    524 downloads
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Spaces of Exclusion and Contestation, Matt Hern
1 files    353 downloads
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Changing mindsets about Urban Planning and Living, Jan Gehl
1 files    296 downloads
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History of the Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood, City of Vancouver
1 files    372 downloads
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How public spaces make cities work, Amanda Burden
1 files    278 downloads
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City’s Planning Principles for G-W
1 files    605 downloads
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Housing Profile
0 files    349 downloads
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Housing Backgrounder
1 files    1019 downloads
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G-W Community Profile: Demographics
1 files    1693 downloads
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Report on public input on Assembly Design
1 files    573 downloads
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Synopsis of Focus Group input on Assembly Design
1 files    410 downloads
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Draft Emerging Directions (June 2013)
1 files    444 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.