Grants for Our Small Community!

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        Interested in building community on the North Shore? Here’s a little support to help you do it! The application is super easy! To find out more click: http://www.neighbourhoodsmallgrants.ca/new OR Contact… Continue reading

Coal Hard Questions featuring Kevin Washbrook of Voters Taking Action on Climate Change

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Field Trip 2013: Neptune Bulk Terminals

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2012 was a year for big projects.  The North Van Urban Forum has sought to bring transparency and consultation to the Low Level Road / Port Metro Vancouver Expansion Project throughout 2012, and… Continue reading

An Open Letter to Onni, to North Van City Council, to the Wider Community of the City of North Vancouver

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I’d like to say first and foremost that I don’t envy the position of Council right now.  Underscoring this entire conversation is the glaring fact that the Safeway site, as it stands, is… Continue reading

The Return of Onni

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The North Van Urban Forum has always stated that it doesn’t like to take sides.  If we must declare our loyalties, then we are always squarely on the side of constructive dialogue.  As… Continue reading

Car2Go is now in North Van!

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The North Van Urban Forum doesn’t normally do promo work for businesses, but we’re pretty excited about car2go’s arrival in North Van, and when they asked us to post a few words we… Continue reading

The Richardson Expansion & Harbourside Evolution: A Snapshot Review

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Attending a recent information evening at The Pinnacle Hotel, The North Van Urban Forum’s ‘Eyes on the Ground’ Amanda Nichol provides her updates of two of the big topics of discussion facing the… Continue reading

Six Big Questions From the Walking and the Life of the City Symposium

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Six Big Questions From the Walking and the Life of the City Symposium By Natalia Radywyl on Jun 12, 2012  (courtesy of PPS – Project for Public Spaces) “Walking: It’s What You Do… Continue reading

Vibrant Streets: A Primer

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2013 is the ‘Year of Community’, and as we were thinking about how to connect people with their neighbourhoods we returned repeatedly to the importance of an active street life.  As tourists we… Continue reading

Happy New Year – from all of us at the North Van Urban Forum!

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