Monthly Archives: March 2020

Monument to Honour Canada’s Immigrants

If you have visited Hastings Park, you may have noticed the monument and statue honouring Canada’s immigrants nestled in the beautiful Il Giardino Italiano gardens. What you may not know is that Boffo Properties’ founder Tarcisio Boffo commissioned this monument to, in his words, pay tribute to the “immigrants who came from Italy with the … Continued

20-Minute Neighbourhoods

The Australian city of Melbourne is influencing planning in Metro Vancouver with their 20-Minute Neighbourhoods strategy noted in their ‘Plan Melbourne 2017-2050’. The Plan states that its strategy is to create “accessible, safe and attractive local areas where people can access most of their everyday needs within a 20-minute walk, cycle or local public transport … Continued