Cowichan Conversations: Railroading the Community Gardens

The battle between CPR, local residents and the City of Vancouver may be over. Maybe. Railroading the Community Gardens from Mike Babiarz on Vimeo.

The Disaffected Lib: Vancouver Marches National Energy Board into Court

The City of Vancouver is going to court.  It’s goal is to get an order requiring that climate change impacts be considered by the ersatz-National Energy Board hearings on Kinder-Morgan’s pipeline expansion application. The city will ask the Federal Court of Appeal on Friday for a judicial review of the National Energy Board process for ...

Art Threat: City of Vancouver launches Arts & Culture Policy Council

The City of Vancouver is now home to an Arts and Culture Policy Council which will advise City Council on civic programs relating to arts and culture. The creation of the council was announced back in February, but last week members of the council were finally announced. The 15-member council was chosen from 199 applicants, ...

Art Threat: Managing Public Art – An interview with the Bryan Newson of Vancouver’s Public Art Program

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas ‘Abundance Fenced’ Bryan Newson is the Manager of the City of Vancouver’s Public Art Program. He and his staff have been responsible for bringing you everything from Ken Lum’s Monument for East Vancouver to Rodney Graham’s Aerodynamic Forms in Space, and hundreds more. I met with Bryan a few weeks ago to ...