The latest news from the Granville Island 2040 team:
Announcement: 2040 Initiative

A “Granville Island 2040” plan to articulate the future of Granville Island for the next 25 years will be developed over the next few months by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) with guidance from Vancouver community leaders. The Plan will set out development plans for the Emily Carr University buildings, potential revitalization of the… Read More

Announcement: Advisory Council

The members of the Granville Island 2040 Plan Advisory Board were announced yesterday by Minister Jean-Yves Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The advisory board represents a broad and diverse range of disciplines, including planning experts, entrepreneurs, artists, and representatives from the Granville Island business and cultural communities. The board… Read More

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Announcement: Lead Planning Consultant

Dr. Michael Stevenson, Senior Advisor to the President of CMHC responsible for Granville Island 2040, has announced the selection of HCMA Architecture + Design as the lead planning and land use consultant for this comprehensive planning initiative. HCMA will be responsible for preparing the Granville Island 2040 land use vision and strategy. “HCMA was selected on… Read More

Announcement: Additional Granville Island 2040 Consultants Announced

Michael Stevenson, Special Advisor, CMHC, Granville Island 2040, has announced the following additions to the team of consultants planning the future vitality and sustainability of Granville Island: Peter Joyce—Bunt & Associates Engineering Peter Joyce, Principal, Bunt and Associates, will lead an experienced team working on transportation issues. “Bunt & Associates is not only Vancouver’s acknowledged leader in… Read More

Granville Island 2040 Team Seeking Public Input

VANCOUVER, September 19, 2016 – The public process to generate input on the Granville Island 2040 Plan was launched today by Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). On Saturday, October 1st, 2016, from 11 am – 6 pm, the public is… Read More

Editorial Media Round-Up

Friday, October 6 Granville Island 2040’s community engagement initiatives are now well under way, and they’re generating interest from local media. Read what media have said about the Big Ideas Fair and beyond: Metro News (September 21)  Price Tags (September 26)  News 1130 (September 30)  CBC Vancouver Early Edition (September 30) Sing Tao (October 1) … Read More

2040 Project Update: Emerging Design Ideas

Phase One of the Granville Island 2040 planning process is now complete and Phase Two is well underway. In Phase One, the Planning Team identified an emerging vision and a series of emerging design ideas for the Granville Island 2040 Plan. During Phase Two, the team will be gathering public and stakeholder feedback to refine… Read More

Public Workshop Discussion Guide

During last month’s Public Workshop, community members gathered to review and refine 21 ideas that have emerged for Granville Island 2040. You can read more about each of the ideas they discussed in the Workshop Discussion guide attached here CLICK HERE: gi2040-workshop-discussion-guide-en

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Project Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Granville Island 2040 public consultation process. Through your input and ideas, you’ve made an important contribution to the future of Granville Island. We’ve now completed a draft Granville Island 2040 Plan. We’ll be sharing more information with the public in the coming weeks.