Urban Sustainability

Citizen Dialogues on Canada's Energy Future

The first ever cross-Canada deliberative dialogue where randomly selected citizens have advised the Government of Canada on energy policy.

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CityHive

CityHive’s mission is to transform the way young people shape their cities and the civic processes that engage them. It envisions cities where youth are actively involved in civic planning, shaping, and decision making. 

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Deep Cove Community Dialogue

The Deep Cove Parking & Access Community Dialogue provided a unique opportunity for residents and other stakeholders to collaborate with the District of North Vancouver in shaping public policy.

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Delbrook Lands Community Dialogue

In fall 2015, the District of North Vancouver partnered with the SFU Centre for Dialogue's Civic Engage program to develop an innovative, open and transparent engagement process on the future of the Delbrook Lands, a 4.3-acre site located at 600 West Queens Road.

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Hey Neighbour Collective

Hey Neighbour Collective brings together housing providers, researchers, experts, local and regional governments, housing associations, and health authorities to experiment with and learn about ways of effectively building community, social connectedness, and resilience in BC’s fast-growing vertical communities.

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Moving in a Livable Region

Moving in a Livable Region (MLR) is an initiative that works to build understanding and support with the public and other stakeholders on regional mobility and land-use priorities in Metro Vancouver.

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Pivot 2020

Pivot 2020 is a deep urban exploration and information gathering project led by 1,200 young people in 27 cities across Canada. The findings will populate an open and accessible database grounded in priorities and opportunities determined by youth that can be used by planners, organizations, governments and more to make our cities bigger, brighter and better for all post-COVID. 

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Renewable Cities

Renewable Cities is a global program of Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, Canada. Its mission is to support cities through the transition to 100% renewable energy and increased energy efficiency. 

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THRIVE! Surrey in 2030

THRIVE! Surrey in 2030 was a full-day exploratory dialogue that invited residents from across Surrey to provide input into the City’s Sustainability Charter update.

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Urban Sustainability:
Gordon Price

Gordon Price is a Canadian urban planner and a former politician who served for six terms as the first openly gay member of Vancouver City Council. Gordon is the founder of SFU’s City Program and the force behind PriceTags, an online blog and podcast series on urban issues. 

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Your Voice. Your Home.

Your Voice. Your Home. Meeting the Housing Needs of Burnaby Residents was an innovative partnership with the City of Burnaby, designed to engage the community and stakeholders on future housing needs and inform the work of the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing.

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Youthful Cities

Youth are a driving force in cities. To attract and retain youth, cities need to engage and prioritize the most relevant attributes of a city. Youthful Cities is on a mission to make cities across Canada and the world more youthful. Its purpose is to help cities and their youth create a strong youthful infrastructure and adopt a vibrant youthful attitude.

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