Events

Jun 9 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

This webinar will present tips that can help communities in optimizing their Age-friendly assessment and planning process and get the most out of their efforts towards improving the lives of older people, their families and their communities.

May 4 2020 (All day) to May 31 2020 (All day)

Royal Roads University Professional and Continuing Studies

May 18 2020 (All day) to Jun 14 2020 (All day)

Royal Roads University Professional and Continuing Studies

May 20 2020 (All day) to Jun 17 2020 (All day)

BCIT

This course provides an introduction to how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use in the transportation sector. Students will be able to implement the transportation pyramid as a framework for community energy management. Students will be able to develop and implement policies that support active transportation, low carbon vehicles and transportation behavior change. Students will be able to explain how management of corporate fleets can support reductions in community-based transportation emissions.

Jun 3 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am

Held by the Post Carbon Institute.

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, our global food system was misguided and destined for failure. Now, as millions more families join the ranks of the food insecure, it’s clearer than ever that our food systems must be re-localized to ensure greater resilience in the face of future crises.

Past Events

May 28 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

On May 28th, the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue will host Beyond Inclusion: Equity in Public Engagement, a comprehensive new resource outlining eight principles to guide the meaningful and equitable inclusion of diverse voices to inform decisions across sectors. Learn more and sign up for the webinar here.

May 13 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Join staff from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for an overview of recent developments related to housing.  Topics presented include updates on housing needs reports, secondary suites, renovictions and demovictions (tenant displacement), building insurance under the Strata Property Act and strata corporations’ response to Covid-19.  While this will not be a Covid-19 focused session, the presentations will include consideration of impacts of the provincial state of emergency measures, where appropriate. 

Presenters include: 

May 8 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

SFU City Program

May 8 2020 - 4:00am to 5:00am

COVID-19 has brought with it many unprecedented challenges, particularly regarding the impacts on older people. Now is the time for knowledge and experience sharing in the fight to protect and respect the rights of older people around the world.

[This webinar is being held internationally and so begins at 4:00am Pacific Time, but you can register to recieve a recording afterwards.]

Alongside friends and colleagues working in the field with and on behalf of millions of vulnerable people join us in sharing:

May 6 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Municipalities can significantly impact greenhouse gas emissions with a new funding opportunity. Join this webinar hosted to learn more about the Sustainable Affordable Housing initiative.  

May 1 2020 - 9:00am to May 2 2020 - 5:00pm

SFU City Program
This two-day online-supported intensive workshop will introduce you to key principles and strategies for the planning and designing of healthy communities.

Building on recent work and new research on the relationship between urban design and public health, your instructors will introduce you to the Healthy Built Environment (HBE) Linkages Toolkit and provide guidance on how to develop a health impact assessment.

Apr 30 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Are you enrolled in courses or events at SFU? Click here for SFU's latest responses and updates related to COVID-19.

Housing is a field inundated with myths and misinformation. At The City Program, we aim to shatter mistruths and provide a different lens through which to view the housing affordability crisis.

Apr 20 2020 - 9:00am to Apr 24 2020 - 12:00pm

Join HUBBUB 14 The Digital Edition to see projects from the Spring 2020 term co-created by City staff, students, faculty and community, all aiming to make Vancouver more sustainable, liveable and joyful. Click here to learn more about HUBBUB 14 The Digital Edition.  

Apr 15 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

This weeks eDemocracy Web Series will explore ways to engage the public through online and offline channels, while keeping everyone safe at home. Follow the link to learn more and sign up.

Mar 12 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Imagining Otherwise is about exploring actionable ways planning can create a more socially inclusive and environmentally resilient future, as the affects of climate change become more widespread. Featuring change makers in planning, Imagining Otherwise is about doing planning differently, and pursing tangible solutions to complex challenges. Register here.

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