When It Comes To The Built Environment, Aesthetics Matter

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Aesthetics matter, and I’ll tell you why I think so. It’s about a concept that is all too infrequently raised in discussions about the development of the urban realm: mood. This year the… Continue reading

Lionsgate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant: Community Workshop Summary

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Building The Communities We Want, From the Grass-Roots Up…

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We have decided to give this guy honorary membership to the North Van Urban Forum.  What an amazing inspiration!  Watch the video below, then email us and get involved in your own community…..… Continue reading

Small Grants Deadline Extended!

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From Atlantic Cities: “Luminous Shots of Grain Elevators Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before”

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We certainly don’t mean to brush aside the very genuine health and safety concerns of North Shore residents pertaining to the Richardson grain silos – but from Buffalo, here are some incredible ways… Continue reading

There’s Nothing Pedestrian About City Planning….

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As civic crusaders we expend an inordinate amount of energy focused on the minutiae of local politics – it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that our struggles are universal.  We have… Continue reading

An Amazing Moon Hangs Over “More Fun Alley”

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Change Finally Afoot at the Foot of Lonsdale – NS Outlook

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“If you don’t hang out in your town, neither will visitors,” By Todd Coyne – North Shore Outlook Published: April 24, 2013 12:00 PM Updated: April 24, 2013 2:18 PM “The Lower Lonsdale… Continue reading

Lot 5 begins its transformation…

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Earlier this year North Vancouver City Council approved the transformation of a section of Lot 5 in to volleyball courts. Work has begun! The North Van Urban Forum is excited about the public… Continue reading

Port Talk…to my question….

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On 14 Feb 2013, 11:10pm, a member of the North Van Urban Forum posted this on porttalk.ca, Port Metro Vancouver’s engagement and consultation tool for connecting with people in the communities in which they… Continue reading