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    876 downloads
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DRAFT Values for Grandview-Woodland
1 files    516 downloads
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City of Vancouver: What Feeds Us: Vancouver Food Strategy
1 files    356 downloads
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Greenest City Action Plan
1 files    365 downloads
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Transportation 2040
1 files    335 downloads
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Heritage and Neighbourhood Character Backgrounder
1 files    368 downloads
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Parks and Public Space Backgrounder
1 files    968 downloads
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Arts and Culture backgrounder
1 files    508 downloads
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Transportation backgrounder
1 files    650 downloads
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Vancouver Food Strategy
1 files    420 downloads
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Active Transportation Fact Sheet
1 files    499 downloads
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Vancouver’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2012-2021
1 files    960 downloads
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City Backgrounder: Housing
1 files    446 downloads
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G-W Community Profile: Housing
1 files    1033 downloads
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Rent now, pray later: City has mixed success in creating affordable housing, Vancouver Courier
1 files    268 downloads
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Fears over impact of vacant residences in Vancouver misplaced: census, Vancouver Sun
1 files    235 downloads
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Opinion: Affordable housing concerns here to stay, Vancouver Courier
1 files    316 downloads
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Are Stats Glossing over Vancouver’s Housing Crisis?, The Tyee
1 files    226 downloads
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The Middle Ground, Vancouver Magazine
1 files    218 downloads
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Vancouver: The Highrise Myth
1 files    346 downloads
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Tall Tower Debates Could Use Less Dogma, Planetizen
0 files    275 downloads
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Andy Yan, “21 Suburbs in Search of a City”, April 2014
1 files    355 downloads
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Grand View, John Ngyuen
1 files    396 downloads
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Choosing the Happy City, Charles Montgomery
1 files    517 downloads
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Spaces of Exclusion and Contestation, Matt Hern
1 files    348 downloads
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Changing mindsets about Urban Planning and Living, Jan Gehl
1 files    290 downloads
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History of the Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood, City of Vancouver
1 files    365 downloads
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How public spaces make cities work, Amanda Burden
1 files    271 downloads
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City’s Planning Principles for G-W
1 files    591 downloads
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Housing Profile
0 files    341 downloads
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Housing Backgrounder
1 files    999 downloads
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G-W Community Profile: Demographics
1 files    1642 downloads
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Report on public input on Assembly Design
1 files    568 downloads
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Synopsis of Focus Group input on Assembly Design
1 files    407 downloads
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Draft Emerging Directions (June 2013)
1 files    436 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.