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How can we make Vancouver more livable and sustainable?

We are seeking your help to address the city’s key challenges and choose how we move forward so that current and future generations can thrive.

Your choices will help create a new city-wide plan, called the Vancouver Plan. When complete, the Vancouver Plan will guide growth and change for the entire city to 2050 and beyond.

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Starting on October 25, we will share choices and priorities for the city that visually show different ways we could grow into the future. Sign up to tell us how your communities could develop to 2050 and beyond.

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Vancouver Plan Timeline

The process and timeline are influenced by what we hear and learn along the way and our sustained recovery effort from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Phase 1: Listen and Learn + Recovery

Fall 2019 - September 2020*

*Note, short-term community recovery actions will be integrated into the work through January 2021

Phase 2: Developing Emerging Directions

October 2020 – July 2021

Phase 3: Options and Trade-offs

August 2021 – November 2021

Phase 4: Revising and Final Plan

December 2021 – June 2022

Implementation: Move Forward Together

2022+

Acknowledging the unceded homeland of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

This place is the unceded and ancestral homelands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh speaking peoples, the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations (MST), and has been traditionally stewarded by them since time immemorial. These lands continue to be occupied by settlers and Indigenous peoples face ongoing dispossession and colonial violence. Despite systematic and institutional efforts to eradicate their communities and cultures, the resilience, strength, and wisdom of MST have allowed them to revitalize their languages and cultures, and exercise sovereignty over their lands.

Recognizing the lives, cultures, languages, and peoples of this land, the process of Planning Vancouver Together seeks to build on our commitment as a City of Reconciliation. Through the Vancouver Plan, we hope to strengthen reciprocal relationships with each of the three host Nations to ensure we move forward together toward a city truly worthy of this amazing place. Settler Vancouver residents have a responsibility to the host Nations and the Indigenous peoples that have stewarded these lands to tangible actions and a commitment to reconciliation through decolonization.

Integrating with City and Regional Plans.

The Vancouver Plan is being developed in coordination with a number of programs that are currently underway, and will help unify and prioritize future directions for the city we want to become. These include: