“Greater Vancouver can become the first urban region in the world to combine in one place the things to which humanity aspires on a global basis, a place where human activities enhance rather than degrade the natural environment, where the quality of the built environment approaches that of the natural setting, where the diversity of origins and religions is a source of social strength rather than strife, where people control the destiny of their community, and where the basics of food, clothing, shelter, security and useful activity are accessible to all.”

from Creating Our Future
GVRD Livable Region Strategic Plan


“If only we could muster all the “thinking” people of the city into a large group we may well be able to do something about this……..”