Recordings available! Space for Community Webinar Series

Following the release of the Space for Community Final Report, SPRE and its municipal members hosted a series of webinars covering key topics highlighted in the study. 

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Eastside Arts Society Awarded for Planning Excellence

The report City Without Art? Not Net Loss, Plus! from the Eastside Arts Society (EAS) has received the 2021 Award of Merit for New and Emerging Planning Initiatives from the Canadian Institute of Planners.

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Funding opportunity: Regional Innovation Ecosystems

The Regional Innovation Ecosystems (RIE) is now accepting applications on an ongoing basis.

The program stream aims to create, grow and nurture inclusive regional ecosystems that support business needs throughout the innovation continuum...

Recordings available! Space for Community Webinar Series

Following the release of the Space for Community Final Report, SPRE and its municipal members hosted a series of webinars covering key topics highlighted in the study. 

Watch the recordings ...

MAJOR STUDY RELEASED - Space for Community

Space for Community turns anedocte into evidence documenting the impact of soaring real estate markets on organizations that support the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, employees, and communities....

Meet the Real Estate Institute of BC, SPRE's Associate Member!

The Real Estate Institute of BC (REIBC) is a member organization of real estate professionals. It works with a variety of organizations and serves a diverse membership of real estate professional, committed to high industry standards and...

New grant opportunity: the Vancity Community Partnership Program!

The Vancity Community Partnership is accepting applications year-round on a continous basis. The program seeks to support organizations that help underserved communities and local businesses build financial resilience to safeguard against...

New research reflecting on biases and discrimination in the Real Estate sector

Through a partnership with the University of British Columbia's Sustainability Scholar Program, SPRE was able to expand its research work.Our Scholar Intern, Danielle Bizinelli, conducted a research project exploring biases and...

BC Government appoints new Parliamentary Secretary for community development and not- for- profits

Excellent news on the appointment of Niki Sharma as the new parliamentary secretary for community development and not-for-profits. Sharma was elected as the MLA for Vancouver Hastings in 2020. This is the the first time charities and non-profits...

Space4Community Survey Wraps Up!

Big thanks to all who participated, completed and shared the survey with your networks.  Representatives from 643 spaces participated in the Survey and shared their stories. With participants from across BC, not surprisingly, most were from...

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