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Brian Jackson will retire after stepping down from his position as chief planner for the city of Vancouver.
Aug 13, 2015   The Globe and Mail
Long-held plans for a new bridge over the Columbia River between Portland and Vancouver, Washington, have been thrown out by a panel of experts who have suggested cheaper alternatives.
Feb 9, 2011   The Oregonian
In the 1960s and 70s, Chinatowns were threatened by highway development in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. None of the proposed highways was built, thanks to concerted efforts by the Chinese communities.
Jan 21, 2011   Price Tags
This piece from <em>The Globe and Mail</em> takes a look at the history of Vancouver's waterfront, and how it gradually became public land.
Jan 3, 2011   The Globe and Mail
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
Dec 29, 2010   TheCityFix
Housing activists in Vancouver are criticizing the city for only offering a small portion of the Olympic Village built for the 2010 Winter Olympics as affordable housing.
Dec 29, 2010   Straight
With new skyscrapers planned for Vancouver, some citizens are getting worried about preserving the mountain views. Not to worry, says planning director Brent Toderian.
Dec 20, 2010   The Vancouver Sun
The city of Vancouver is considering a plan to increase maximum building height restrictions in certain parts of town by 100 feet and more.
Dec 16, 2010   The Vancouver Sun
Planning students at the University of British Columbia unveiled bold new plans for Vancouver for the next 40 years, but as planning director Brent Toderian put it, the plans are "the easy part."
Dec 13, 2010   The Vancouver Sun
The largest bus and transit expo in North America happened this week in Vancouver, and manufacturers showed off the latest in transit technology.
Nov 19, 2010   The Vancouver Sun
Mayors in metropolitan Vancouver are facing two options for expanding transit service in the region -- and a hard decision about how to generate the funding to make it happen.
Nov 11, 2010   The Vancouver Sun