Monthly Archives: April 2011

How do the Federal Parties Measure up on Important Urban Issues?

Joseph Tohill is one of our local interns working on Mapped! our Vancouver Youth Asset Mapping project. ~  ~ With nearly 80% of Canadians now living in urban areas, cities are crucial in ensuring environmental sustainability and social equity. And … Continue reading

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Earth Day!

While we think that every day should be Earth Day (and firmly believe one day it will be) take a moment to think about your place in the world. Everyone makes a difference – socially, environmentally, creatively – through action, laughter, … Continue reading

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Participatory Planning in Action!

Submitted by Gisela Mendez, Director of IPCo in Colima, Mexico. Participatory planning! It’s more than just a fuzzy feeling. It’s a reciprocal learning process between citizens and their government through which ordinary people are encouraged to participate in the planning … Continue reading

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Sport in Senegal

Michael von Buttlar is one of our interns currently based in Dakar, where his work is focused on Local Initiatives. ~  ~ Sports in Senegal can truly be described as movements of the masses. Both football (real football, not hand egg as in … Continue reading

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Happy 125th Birthday Vancouver!

Here at Sustainable Cities we love birthdays and all things celebratory! April 6th marks Vancouver’s 125th year of incorporation, and there’s lots to take in regarding our fair city’s milestone. The CBC has a great page up on its website that … Continue reading