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Highlights from Roundtable 3: Building Community in Vibrant Neighbourhoods

The DVA - Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On November 26, 2015, the DVA held its third in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...

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Highlights from Roundtable 2: Jobs and Economy in Vibrant Neighbourhoods

The DVA - Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On November 17, 2015, the DVA held its second in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...

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Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities…

To advance our thinking on potential Health and Wellbeing solutions in Vancouver’s MetroCore, the Downtown Vancouver Association will be hosting a series of ‘MetroCore Quilting’ roundtables this fall. The MetroCore Quilting process looks at getting beyond limited perspectives and rhetoric to a deeper understanding of...

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DVA Metrocore Quilt: 2015 Roundtable Schedule

With community in mind, the Downtown Vancouver Association wants to canvass people from a diversity of backgrounds in order to ‘connect the dots’ on key urban issues. Our goal is to envision and enact a better working MetroCore for Vancouver. Our immediate aim is to...

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EVENT: Transportation Referendum—Lessons Learned from the Front Line

Readers interested in our Metrocore Transportation Quilt Roundtables may also be interested in this upcoming event presented by Translink and the SFU City Program. FREE, but reservations are required. Transportation Referendum: Lessons Learned from the Front Line Monday, January 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Room 1400, SFU Harbour Centre,...

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B.C. Government Approves Transit Referendum Question

BC Transportation Minister Todd Stone announced his approval Thursday for a regional transit referendum, while slightly altering the question originally proposed by the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation.The provincial government  has promised to mail out ballots to voters starting March 16, 2015. The final ballot will...

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Transportation and Transit Referendum Question

The Metro Vancouver Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation has approved and announced the question for the 2015 transportation referendum ballot. The text of the proposed question is: Transportation and Transit Referendum Cut Congestion * Better Service * More Buses and Rapid Transit One million more people will live and...

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DVA Position on the Transportation Referendum

As an organization focused on the business of enhancing the downtown for all its communities, the Downtown Vancouver Association (DVA) brings together people from many backgrounds in order to "connect the dots" on key urban issues. With this in mind, during the autumn of 2014,...

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DVA Supports Coalition Position on Transportation Referendum

The Downtown Vancouver Association (DVA) is pleased to endorse the following statement from of the Better Transit and Transportation Coalition’s support of the upcoming Transit Referendum: One of the most important decisions facing Metro Vancouver for the next generation is the 2015 Referendum on transit, transportation, and goods and...