The Past, Present and Future of Vancouver’s Japantown

Japantown Historical and Cultural Significance Presentation by Hugh McLean City of Vancouver City of Vancouver Planner Hugh McLean made this presentation at a Heritage Vancouver event on January 17, 2008, on the “Past, Present and Future of Vancouver’s Japantown.” Hugh presented information on the evolution of the area and its historical and cultural significance. Click …

Creative Cities

How Do Creative Cities Work? How do creative cities work to address simultaneously the twin goals of enhancing economic dynamism and improving quality of life? The answer to this question revolves around the fascinating interrelationships between three Cs: creativity, competitiveness and cohesion. In a nutshell, the presence of creative activity drives competitiveness throughout the rest …