Vancouver To Get New Planning Director

The city, which has gained attention for its downtown development strategies, is getting a new planning boss.

"The City of Vancouver has hired Brent Toderian, Manager of Centre City Planning and Design for the City of Calgary and former urban design and planning consultant, as the new director of planning to replace co-directors Ann MacAfee and Larry Beasley who retired last month.

In his new role, Toderian will have a major influence over development of Vancouver, including the challenge posed by the Downtown Eastside."

Full Story: New planning boss for Vancouver

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