Greenest City Action Plan

Davie Street community garden photo by Daryl Mitchell via Flickr creative common

Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections

Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall. 
Claire Havens, Project Manager for Moving in a Livable Region

Moving in a Livable Region: Tomorrow's Vancouver commute

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Comox-Helmcken Greenway:Transportation 2040 & Greenest City 2020

Board of Change learns of City's ambitious cycling and walking targets

Greenest City 2020 and Transportation 2040 action plans intersect at the latest Board of Change presentation.

Waste reduction talks by Re:Generation put Greenest City goals into motion

Engaged Vancouverites come together at SFU Woodward's for a night of inclusive, intergenerational dialogue -- this month tackling the issue of waste reduction in the city.

Shamed by Canada's Kyoto withdrawal, enviros turn to cities

Hannah McKinnon, campaigns director with Climate Action Network Canada, says Canadians should be "ashamed" of government.

Affordable housing and sustainability a top priority, says Adriane Carr

The election of veteran Green party leader Adriane Carr was one of the biggest stories to come out of the recent municipal election. Last night, she sat alongside fellow...

Vision Vancouver's young party

Almost anyone who made it by the NPA and Vision Vancouver's parties on election night would have been struck by the different demographic in the two rooms. At the NPA party, it was mainly middle-...

Robertson: Aboriginal law expert to join Vision park board for November's elections

Vision Vancouver announced today that Niki Sharma, a Vancouver lawyer with experience in aboriginal and environmental issues, will be joining the Vision Park Board team in this November’s election...

Vision locks in green goals, NPA still critical

Followed by a cheer of approval and a long, hearty applause, Vancouver city council adopted the Greenest City Action Plan, Thursday, a plan to make Vancouver the "greenest city in the world" by 2020.

David Helliwell's clean tech sweet spot

If we can see our building's energy use in real time, will it push us to be more energy efficient? Pulse Energy founder and CEO David Helliwell thinks so.