Social isolation is biggest concern for residents, Vancouver survey finds
Vancouver is looking for ways to increase neighbour-to-neighbour engagement and find ways for the city to connect with its citizens and vice versa.
Vital Signs Home • Vital Signs 2019
How are British Columbians making a difference in their communities? In July 2019, Vancouver Foundation surveyed 7,980 British Columbians to learn more about the state of community participation across the province. Our goal was to delve deeper into the various ways people are contributing to their communities and what the differences are between generations. How […]
“Please Disturb” • Alone, Together, in Vancouver
Last week I spent four days at a brilliant conference in Vancouver called Alone Together. It was all about “Connecting in the City”, and participants explored themes of urban isolation…
Our Voices: Youth Building A Connected City
Eventbrite - SFU Public Square presents Our Voices: Youth Building A Connected City - Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia. Find event and ticket information.
Tackling isolation starts at home
In many ways, Vancouver is a model of inclusion — and we see the benefits all around us. Our diversity makes Vancouver more competitive, opening doors for us in the global marketplace. Our streets are more vibrant, our arts and culture scene is more dynamic, and our city is more livable.