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.

Title Download
Andy Yan, “21 Suburbs in Search of a City”, April 2014
1 files    355 downloads
Grand View, John Ngyuen
1 files    396 downloads
Choosing the Happy City, Charles Montgomery
1 files    517 downloads
Spaces of Exclusion and Contestation, Matt Hern
1 files    348 downloads
Changing mindsets about Urban Planning and Living, Jan Gehl
1 files    290 downloads
History of the Grandview-Woodland Neighbourhood, City of Vancouver
1 files    365 downloads
How public spaces make cities work, Amanda Burden
1 files    271 downloads
Grandview-Woodland Study Area Map
1 files    366 downloads

Get the Final Report


(High Resolution)

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.