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    829 downloads
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DRAFT Values for Grandview-Woodland
1 files    438 downloads
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City of Vancouver: What Feeds Us: Vancouver Food Strategy
1 files    296 downloads
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Greenest City Action Plan
1 files    319 downloads
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Transportation 2040
1 files    288 downloads
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Heritage and Neighbourhood Character Backgrounder
1 files    328 downloads
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Parks and Public Space Backgrounder
1 files    647 downloads
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Arts and Culture backgrounder
1 files    387 downloads
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Transportation backgrounder
1 files    505 downloads
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Vancouver Food Strategy
1 files    375 downloads
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Active Transportation Fact Sheet
1 files    370 downloads
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Vancouver’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy 2012-2021
1 files    740 downloads
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City Backgrounder: Housing
1 files    377 downloads
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G-W Community Profile: Housing
1 files    792 downloads
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Rent now, pray later: City has mixed success in creating affordable housing, Vancouver Courier
1 files    218 downloads
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Fears over impact of vacant residences in Vancouver misplaced: census, Vancouver Sun
1 files    197 downloads
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Opinion: Affordable housing concerns here to stay, Vancouver Courier
1 files    271 downloads
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Are Stats Glossing over Vancouver’s Housing Crisis?, The Tyee
1 files    188 downloads
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The Middle Ground, Vancouver Magazine
1 files    183 downloads
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Vancouver: The Highrise Myth
1 files    296 downloads
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Tall Tower Debates Could Use Less Dogma, Planetizen
0 files    238 downloads
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Andy Yan, “21 Suburbs in Search of a City”, April 2014
1 files    294 downloads
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Grand View, John Ngyuen
1 files    317 downloads
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Choosing the Happy City, Charles Montgomery
1 files    314 downloads
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Spaces of Exclusion and Contestation, Matt Hern
1 files    254 downloads
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Changing mindsets about Urban Planning and Living, Jan Gehl
1 files    234 downloads
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History of the Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood, City of Vancouver
1 files    311 downloads
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How public spaces make cities work, Amanda Burden
1 files    207 downloads
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City’s Planning Principles for G-W
1 files    495 downloads
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Housing Profile
0 files    295 downloads
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Housing Backgrounder
1 files    799 downloads
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G-W Community Profile: Demographics
1 files    1288 downloads
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Report on public input on Assembly Design
1 files    455 downloads
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Synopsis of Focus Group input on Assembly Design
1 files    350 downloads
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Draft Emerging Directions (June 2013)
1 files    380 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.