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.
City planner gives frank view of Vancouver’s challenges - Vancouver Sun, Sept 17
‘Ignore the haters’: Vancouver city planner Brian Jackson defends work - Metro, Sept 16
Head planner Brian Jackson takes on critics: UDI speech tackles controversies over past three years - Vancouver Courier, Sept 18
Vancouver in Desperate Need of More Townhomes, Say Vancity, City Planner, UDI - REW.ca, Sept. 18
Vancouver city planner Brian Jackson fires back at critics - CBC News, Sept 21