The following data was collected at the Milestone 2019 workshop held on November 19, 2019.

Summary

Top 3 by Dot-mocracy

1. Squamish Nation proposes to build 11 towers on reserve land
T2. City declares Climate Emergency Response (tie for second)
T2. City votes to expropriate Balmoral and Regent hotels (tie for second)
T3. Culture Shift places art, culture and equity at the centre of city-building (tie for third)
T3. City approves Rain City Strategy (tie for third)

Top 3 by Table Exercise

1. Squamish Nation proposes to build 11 towers on reserve land
2. City declares Climate Emergency Response
T3. City votes to expropriate Balmoral and Regent hotels (tie for third)
T3. Culture Shift places art, culture and equity at the centre of city-building (tie for third)

If we were to amalgamate the results from both exercises…

  1. Squamish Nation proposes to build 11 towers on reserve land
  2. City declares Climate Emergency Response
  3. City votes to expropriate Balmoral and Regent hotels
  4. Culture Shift places art, culture and equity at the centre of city-building

Dot-mocracy Voting

MilestoneCount
Squamish Nation proposes to build towers on reserve land15
City votes to expropriate Balmoral and Regent hotels13
Climate Emergency Response13
City approves Rain City Strategy9
Culture Shift places art, culture, and equity at the centre of city-building9
Priors / Venables underpass approved after engagement7
Federal gov’t works with City to supply 1,100 units of housing2
Van Play 25 year masterplan approved by Park Board1

Table Exercise

MilestoneYesNoMaybeTop 3Total
Squamish Nation proposes to build towers on reserve land4148
City votes to expropriate Balmoral and Regent hotels3224
Culture | Shift places art, culture and equity at the centre of city-building3214
Climate Emergency Response3136
City approves Rain City Strategy31213
Van Play 25 year masterplan approved by Park Board22111
Federal gov’t works with City to supply 1,100 units of housing3

New Milestones Identified

  • Jing Lee vs. BC (Foreign Buyer Tax)
  • MST – Most powerful figures in Vancouver (VanMag)
  • UNESCO nomination for Chinatown, Chinatown Transformation Team, provincial museum
  • Legalizing cannabis shop (Federally and Provincially)
  • Formal recognition of informal settlements in Oppenheimer Park
  • Granville Bridge Connector
  • Otter vs. Koi (2019)
  • Transit Strike
  • Acting on new thinking in public engagement, Citizens Jury
  • Reconciliation in planning action
  • Normalizing Reconciliation (although no specific event to point to)
  • Heritage conservation program renewal (incl. Reconciliation) –  consideration for next year