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Reference Documents

Download the two reference documents and explore the various components that will go into the Vancouver Plan, inspiring The Future We Want.

Vancouver Today: The City at a Glance

View a snapshot of the city today using a variety of data sources, giving a brief overview of the lands we live on, the people who live here, and the ways in which people live, work, play and get around in the city.

Vancouver Today: Reference Guide

Take a detailed look at the city today, covering key topics such as culture, climate, the environment, housing, transportation, the economy and utilities. In addition to providing topic-specific data, the Reference Guide also draws on what we heard during Phase 1 of Planning Vancouver Together, aligning ‘what we heard’ with ‘what we know’ from available data.

Presentations and Reports

See past presentations and reports to City Council


Council Reports and Minutes

  • July 21, 2021 – Phase 2 Engagement Report, Scope and Process Updates, and Quick Start Actions
  • October 6, 2020 – Phase 1 Report: Public Engagement Summary, Provisional Goals and Update on COVID-19 Community Recovery Actions
  • July 2, 2019 – Proposed planning process
  • November 2018 – City-wide planning process approved


News Releases and Video

News Releases

  • February 17 2021 – Vancouver Plan hosts multiple engagement opportunities throughout the spring
  • November 9 2020 – Launching the next phase of public engagement to develop the Vancouver Plan.
  • October 7, 2020 – 12,000 voices help shape the direction of city-wide planning
  • June 25, 2020 – Planning Vancouver Together embraces community recovery planning
  • March 11, 2020 – Over 10,000 responses guide initial city-wide planning process
  • July 17, 2019 – Vancouver to launch a city-wide planning and consultation process this fall
  • November 15, 2018 – Vancouver to embark on new City plan process