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Starting on October 25, we want to hear from you about where and how we should prioritize our growth to create a more livable, affordable and sustainable city. Join the discussion and help create the city you want.

Online Survey

Extended to Sunday, November 28th! 

Take this online survey to have your say about choices and priorities for how Vancouver could grow. Paper copies will also be available at pop-up booths and community facilities throughout the city. The online survey will be available from October 27 through November 28, 2021.

Virtual Open House

Check out this one-stop-shop for Vancouver Plan information, including:

• choices and priorities for different ways we could grow
• information boards (brief version)
• discussion guides
• an introductory video, and
• many ways for you to include your feedback online.

The Virtual open house will be available from October 27 through November 28, 2021

Virtual Neighbourhood Area Workshops

Attend real-time workshops to receive presentations from City staff, discuss questions with your neighbours, and provide feedback from your neighbourhood and area-wide perspectives.

Thank you all that participated in our first 12 workshops. Two additional workshops are now available, each accommodating up to 100 participants.

November 22, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm.
November 26, from 10 am to 11:30 am.

The workshops will cover all areas and provide opportunity to share feedback from neighbourhood perspectives.

What’s Next?

When complete, the Vancouver Plan will guide growth and change for the entire city to 2050 and beyond. Help us guide how we move forward.

You will have multiple opportunities to provide input on ways the city could grow and change to 2050.

Recent Events

City Lab Open House

From October 26 – November 25, you had an opportunity to drop by in person and chat with City staff about the Vancouver Plan and ways our city could grow to 2050.

Please look through the comprehensive version of the information boards below for a detailed look at the Vancouver Plan.

Outdoor Pop-up Booths

Facilitated by City staff, socially-distanced pop-up booths were set up throughout the city. These booths provided an opportunity for commuters and nearby community members to learn about the ways the city could grow and change to 2050. We also captured their feedback and perspectives on a few key questions. No registration was required.

Oct. 27: 2 pm to 5 pm
Waterfront Transit Station

Oct 30: 9 am to 12 pm
Trout Lake Farmers Market

Oct 30: 1 pm to 4 pm
Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House – Brewer’s Park

Nov 5: 2 pm to 5 pm
Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch

Nov 6: 9 am tp 12 pm
Hillcrest Community Centre

Nov 8: 10 am to 1 pm
University of British Columbia – Lee Square 

Nov 12: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House – Langara YMCA

Nov 18: 10 am to 1 pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Nov 20:
2 pm to 5 pm – DTES Carnegie Centre
10 am to 12:30 pm – Vancouver Aquatic Centre


City Council Workshop

Watch Vancouver 2050: An Expert Discussion on Planning and Growth, a data-driven discussion between City Council and a number of experts about planning for growth in Vancouver. This conversation took place on September 28th and is a part of the ongoing Vancouver Plan process. The dialogue included different perspectives on how to best consider and plan for future growth to 2050 – including population, jobs and housing and the connections between these.

Special Council Meeting

Vancouver Plan: Big Ideas and Emerging Directions – A Dialogue with National and International City Builders

Watch a special City Council Dialogue on national and international perspectives on city building. As part of the Vancouver Plan process, this  session of Council featured presentations by prominent North American planners, designers, placemakers and policy experts on some of the key themes emerging from Vancouver Plan public engagement – including equity, resilience, neighbourhood design, housing choice, and economy and climate protection. The event was moderated by Globe and Mail planning and architecture critic Alex Bozikovic.