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  • Leadership Summit 2005 Greater Vancouver A Vision for The Future
  • Why a Vision? It Provides Meaning, Direction, Filter, Inclusion, Motivation
  • 1956 1967 1972
  • Hollywood Freeway Chinatown Freeway
  • Vancouver Board of Trade Sponsor Dan Muzyka Chair of Vancouver Board of Trade and Dean of Sauder Business School Vision Task Force Advisor Hon. Michael Harcourt Chair of the Prime Minister's External Advisory Committee on Cities and Communities
    • Vision Task Force
    • Members
    • Dave Cantrel, MDSI
    • Tom Culham, City University
    • Ron Dicks, Cadillac Fairview
    • Fred Leonard,
    • Judy McGuire, DEYAS
    • Alex Olteanu, Craedo
    Dave Park, Vancouver Board of Trade Dan Pearce, Catalyst Training Luciano Zago, Bing Thom Architects Joyce Catliff Michael Davis, Reputations Corporation
  • Draft Vision Development Process Establish a task force September Establish guidelines for the task force Hold a community session October 11 Consult CAC November 17 th Executive Committee Review November 23 rd Commence Public Discussion November 29 th Engage in public discussion 2006
  • Perspective World population will live in cities China & India cities growing A good model is important 100 cities will be leaders Canada will have 3 to 5 Board of Trade involvement needed
  • Greater Vancouver An International City On the Edge of Tomorrow The Gateway to the Sustainable Future
  • Vision Task Force Guidelines Vision Statement Elevator Speech Pillars Foundation
  • Vision Task Force Guidelines Vision Statement Must be Inspirational! Its the Task Force’s Vision!
  • Foundations: Economy, Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Sustainability Vancouver is a caring community, a leading cultural arts center, and a vibrant example of participative democracy. Citizens, non profits and businesses are fully engaged in assisting communities take care of their needs and in supporting the cultural and arts enterprises of the city. Leaders and individuals from all walks of life are motivated to participate, volunteer and contribute to community, cultural and arts activities. Governments and not for profits behave in ways that are supportive and enable individuals to take responsibility for their well being. Citizens are active in political processes as they are viewed as a noble enterprise where people can contribute and make a difference. Citizens respect one another and the law. Vancouver is North America’s Pacific Gateway, providing outstanding facilities that connect air, water, rail and road modes. Leading edge full spectrum communication networks support transfer of ideas and information. Citizens and visitors are able to travel on a world class integrated transportation system, built to support the land use objectives of the region and its communities. International visitors are able to travel conveniently to, and through, Vancouver from anywhere in the world. Export and import products from Canada and around the world move through the region on a world class integrated air, water and surface transportation system that provides quality service at the lowest total cost to its users. Vancouver is a vibrant entrepreneurial economy, continually attracting new businesses and maintaining an array of large and small enterprises. Entrepreneurship and the centers of education feed one another. Ideas, capital and managerial wherewithal to launch new products and services reside in close proximity and compliment one another. Motivated and dynamic business leaders who contribute to the business sector and the community are retained and attracted to the city. Governments provide an environment that enables and encourages business to locate and flourish here. Environmental standards are exemplary. Vancouver is motivated by an attitude of innovation. It is a world class center of education, attracting the best and brightest in fields such as cross cultural understanding, biotechnology, healthcare, technology, logistics and resource management. Our business, academic, and governmental organizations are open to new forms of interaction, communication, cooperation and innovation to ensure Vancouver is the recognized leader in the 21 st century knowledge society. Governments and business are recognized for their outstanding support of education institutions, while those institutions reciprocate by actively contributing to, and participate in, business, cultural, and government initiatives. Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and harnesses the knowledge and culture of all the peoples and groups residing here. Diversity is harnessed through communication, inclusiveness and integration, where domestic and new cultures respect and learn from one another while maintaining their identities. Business, Universities and NGO’s foster and share understanding of our diverse cultures. Immigrants are assisted in utilizing and maximizing their varied skills and professions. Cultural heritage is recognized, performed and celebrated. New arrivals are welcomed and actively participate in political, cultural and business enterprises. Fosters the capacity of communities to take charge of their own destinies by nurturing participatory citizenship. Connects ideas, people, and products locally and globally through world class transportation and communication networks. Promotes innovative entrepreneurship and a positive business climate in a rapidly globalizing competitive market place. Expands the intellectual horizons of its people to become a leader in the knowledge society of the 21 st century. Celebrates the diversity of its citizens and harnesses their dynamism to achieve key common goals. Community Connectivity Entrepreneurship Knowledge Diversity Greater Vancouver: a Vision for the Future
  • Economy Health Safety Security Environment and Sustainability Foundations
  • Celebrates the diversity of its citizens and harnesses their dynamism to achieve key common goals. Diversity
  • Integration, communication, inclusion Institutions increase understanding Fully utilize immigrant skills Recognize & celebrate diverse cultures Diversity
  • Expands the intellectual horizons of its people to become a leader in the knowledge society of the 21st century. Knowledge
  • Create an innovation attitude Establish a world class center of education Retain & attract best and brightest Business academia & governments: Cooperate communicate reciprocate innovate Knowledge
  • Promotes innovative entrepreneurship and a positive business climate in a rapidly globalizing competitive market place. Entrepreneurship
  • Attract & retain an array of business Attract & retain business leaders Link entrepreneurs & academics Innovate through ideas, capital, & management Enable business through appropriate policies Set & operate at exemplary environmental standards Entrepreneurship
  • Connects ideas, people, and products locally and globally through world class transportation and communication networks . Connectivity
  • North America’s gateway to the Pacific Enables local and global connectivity through Outstanding facilities for goods & people movement & Excellent communication networks Serve local land use objectives Connectivity
  • Fosters the capacity of communities to take charge of their own destinies by nurturing participatory citizenship. Community
  • Create a caring community & cultural arts center Engage citizens non profits & business to assist communities & the arts Motivate leaders & individuals to volunteer Enable personal responsibility for well being through appropriate policies and actions Respect for others and the law Foster participative democracy Community
  • Greater Vancouver An International City On the Edge of Tomorrow The Gateway to the Sustainable Future
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