On March 16th, voters will be asked if they are willing to accept a 0.5 percent increase to the PST to fund the Metro Vancouver Mayors’ Council’s package of regional transportation improvements. In an interview last week with Global News, Brent Toderian, Vancouver’s former chief planner, urges a ‘yes’ vote.
To this end, Sensational Vancouver invites us to connect with what is not immediately visible. It raises awareness of our shared history. It brings the old buildings we walk by every day into historical context. It adds familiarity to our rapidly changing urban environment, and this gives us a sense of place when we spend time in it.