The visioning process was launched by the province in February 2014. The goal of the process is to build consensus among stakeholders, groups and individuals at the local, regional and provincial level on the future use of the Riverview Lands.
Fourth Open House – Panel Discussion
The fourth open house will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. It will feature a panel of well known experts, who will discuss the major themes that stakeholders and the public have expressed the greatest interest in. These themes include mental health and wellness, complete communities and economic sustainability. The panel will be moderated by Gordon Price, Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University. Panelists include:
Dr.Julian Somers – Professor of Health Sciences, SFU and former Director of the SFU Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction
Darrell Burnham – CEO of Coast Mental Health
Brent Toderian – President, TODERIAN UrbanWORKS and former Chief Planner at the City of Vancouver
Tsur Somerville – Director at the UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate
6:30pm – 7:00pm – Sign in
7:00pm – BC Housing Introduction
7:10pm – 9:30pm – Panel discussion
PLACE: Executive Plaza Hotel, 405 North Rd, Coquitlam
Highlights from the panel discussion will be posted online.
– See background info and info on first three Open Houses here
– *Read BMN’s vision for future use of the Riverview Lands: BMN VIsion for Riverview
– *Read BMN’s backgrounder on “The Riverview Hospital Site”: Riverview 2004