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Brian Jackson Presentation

Thu, 09/17/2015

UDI thanks City of Vancouver Director of Planning Brian Jackson for his presentation today at our first lunch of the season.  Brian Jackson spoke about his accomplishments over the past 3 years, and challenges and opportunities for the City moving forward.  He discussed Area Plans, CACs, city-wide planning, housing affordability, architectural achievements, heritage preservation, and the politics of planning.  Here are some slides from his presentation.  

 

 

 

 

 

News coverage:

City planner gives frank view of Vancouver’s challenges - Vancouver Sun, Sept 17
http://www.vancouversun.com/business/city+planner+gives+frank+view+vancouver+challenges/11372255/story.html?__lsa=8851-bc00

‘Ignore the haters’: Vancouver city planner Brian Jackson defends work - Metro, Sept 16
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2015/09/17/outgoing-vancouver-city-planner-brian-jackson-defends-work.html

Head planner Brian Jackson takes on critics: UDI speech tackles controversies over past three years - Vancouver Courier, Sept 18
http://www.vancourier.com/news/head-planner-brian-jackson-takes-on-critics-1.2063192

Vancouver in Desperate Need of More Townhomes, Say Vancity, City Planner, UDI - REW.ca, Sept. 18
http://www.rew.ca/news/vancouver-in-desperate-need-of-more-townhomes-say...

Vancouver city planner Brian Jackson fires back at critics - CBC News, Sept 21
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-city-planner-brian-jackson-fires-back-at-critics-1.3235136

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