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Rethinking the Region
Rethinking the Region is annual day-long event organized by the SFU Urban Studies Program since 2013. It provides an opportunity for urban-focused academics, urban professionals, elected officials and citizens to learn about and reflect on issues affecting Metro Vancouver.
Below are selected supporting materials and event documentation from previous years.
April 2, 2019: AlphaMetroVancouver?
- Event page
- Event schedule (pdf)
April 28, 2018: Municipal Responsibility in an Age of Urban Inequality
June 17, 2017: A Forum on Citizen Advisory Bodies and Urban Policy
April 30, 2016: Region-Forward Thinking
- Program and backgrounder (pdf)
- Speakers and panels (video playlist)
- Keynote on regionalism and legitimacy by Dr. Zack Taylor (pdf)
- A Region at the Crossroads: A Call for Proposals from Gordon Price, director of the SFU City Program
- Cities in a Sea of Uncertainty: Growing the Conversation on Regional Planning and Governance in Metro Vancouver by Katelyn McDougall, Linda Mussell and Sherry Yang
Note: the above report is a response to the call for proposals
May 2, 2015: HOUSE: Rethinking the Affordability Crisis
March 1, 2014: Themes: Transportation, Health, Economic Development and Governance
- Invitation and program (pdf)
- Backgrounder (pdf)
- Summary report (pdf)
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