Category Archives: Conversation

“Am I Canadian? Defining Our Values”

SFU’s Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue Fall 2013 cohort invites you to a public dialogue event called “Am I Canadian? Defining Our Values.” This interactive combines comprehensive dialogues and interactive workshops to explore the complex dynamics of what it means to … Continue reading

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City Conversations: Making Orphan Spaces into Community Places

Thursday, October 17 City Conversations: Making Orphan Spaces into Community Places Time: 12:30-1:30pm Place: Rm. 1600, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St. Cost: Free Every city has leftover bits of unloved land: weedy, muddy, derelict— orphaned, because nobody is responsible … Continue reading

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City Conversations Special Edition Thursday, October 3

Immigrant? Welcome to Canada! So you’re an engineer? You can drive a cab. As part of SFU Public Square’s Community Summit week on BC’s economic future, City Conversations looks at how immigrants with advanced training have difficulty working at their … Continue reading

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The End of Gay Culture?

Please join us for the next edition of City Conversations, presented by SFU Public Square: The End of Gay Culture? Increasingly accepted, increasingly assimilated. Will a consequence of this generational transformation mean that a distinctive culture will wither away? In a … Continue reading

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The Return of Residential Corner Stores and Coffee Houses

Thursday, September 5 City Conversations: The Return of Residential Corner Stores and Coffee Houses? Time: 12:30-1:30pm Place: Room 1600, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St. Cost: Free Before the 1950’s, Mom & Pop grocery stores were common features of Vancouver’s … Continue reading

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Sustainable Community Breakfast

Managing Growth: Integrating Land Use and Transportation Planning Metro Vancouver, Member Municipalities and Translink are implementing a Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) that includes working together to better integrate land use and transportation in the region. Join us to learn how … Continue reading

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