Jericho Lands planning program

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We would like to hear from you. We are looking for your feedback as we develop a policy statement for the Jericho Lands. We will use this page to provide project updates and ask for your input at different stages of the planning program.

The Jericho Lands planning program is a comprehensive planning process which will help create a policy statement to guide future development of the site.

The program is being developed at the request of the landowners, a joint venture partnership between the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh (MST) Partnership, and the Canada Lands Company (CLC).

The policy statement will create a framework which will guide future redevelopment of the site and help create a new community that is sustainable, socially and culturally inclusive, and highly livable.

The planning program will explore options that address important priorities including:

  • Ways to advance our collective work toward reconciliation
  • Creating a complete community with a range of housing options with different income levels and tenures
  • Providing new housing within a walking distance of existing and future transit routes, including a potential SkyTrain extension to UBC
  • Providing shops, services, childcare, and employment space to support the new community and the rest of the city
  • Recognizing and celebrating cultural and heritage assets
  • Creating new parks and open spaces, and a comprehensive package of other community amenities to be determined through the process

About the Jericho Lands

The Jericho Lands is within the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

It is a 36-hectare (90-acre) site located in Vancouver’s West Point Grey neighbourhood and is bound by West 4th Avenue, Highbury Street, West 8th Avenue, and West Point Grey Park.



We would like to hear from you. We are looking for your feedback as we develop a policy statement for the Jericho Lands. We will use this page to provide project updates and ask for your input at different stages of the planning program.

The Jericho Lands planning program is a comprehensive planning process which will help create a policy statement to guide future development of the site.

The program is being developed at the request of the landowners, a joint venture partnership between the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh (MST) Partnership, and the Canada Lands Company (CLC).

The policy statement will create a framework which will guide future redevelopment of the site and help create a new community that is sustainable, socially and culturally inclusive, and highly livable.

The planning program will explore options that address important priorities including:

  • Ways to advance our collective work toward reconciliation
  • Creating a complete community with a range of housing options with different income levels and tenures
  • Providing new housing within a walking distance of existing and future transit routes, including a potential SkyTrain extension to UBC
  • Providing shops, services, childcare, and employment space to support the new community and the rest of the city
  • Recognizing and celebrating cultural and heritage assets
  • Creating new parks and open spaces, and a comprehensive package of other community amenities to be determined through the process

About the Jericho Lands

The Jericho Lands is within the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

It is a 36-hectare (90-acre) site located in Vancouver’s West Point Grey neighbourhood and is bound by West 4th Avenue, Highbury Street, West 8th Avenue, and West Point Grey Park.



  • Phase 1 public engagement bulletin

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    16 Jun 2020
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    Since launching the Jericho Lands planning process in March 2019, we've co-hosted a variety of public engagement events providing opportunities for the public to share their aspirations for the future Jericho Lands.

    The City project team have been working to summarize the feedback received during phase 1 of the Jericho Lands planning process. Below is a link to a brief two-page public engagement bulletin, which includes information on the engagement process to date and a high-level summary of what we’ve heard so far.

    Read the Phase 1 public engagement bulletin

    A more detailed summary, along with a set of draft principles, will be available to read in the future.

  • Summer pop-up information booths

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    28 Feb 2020
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    Throughout the summer we hosted a series of pop-up information booths at community events. The Jericho Lands planning team were on hand to present project information, discuss early feedback, and listen to your ideas.

    Thanks you to everyone that visited us at Point Grey Fiesta (June 22), Greek Day (June 23), Khatsahlano (July 6), and Vancouver Folk Music Festival (July 20 and 21) and shared your thoughts with the project team.

  • Public artist workshop

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    28 Feb 2020
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    On Sunday, July 7, 2019, Stanley King and the Co-Design Group facilitated an Artist Workshop at Jericho Hill Centre.

    The group helped participants visualize their ideas for the future Jericho Lands. The material generated at the workshop will be used to help develop guiding principles and redevelopment concepts for the site.

  • Inspire Jericho Talks: Respect the Land

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    28 Feb 2020

    On June 5, 2019, we co-hosted an Inspire Jericho Talk on the topic of Respect the Land. The third in a series of speaker events, took place at Kitsilano Secondary School Auditorium.

    Award-winning landscape designer and author Margie Ruddick talked about the strategies for creating life-enhancing landscapes that combine ecological function with design.

  • Inspire Jericho Talks: Connected Communities

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    28 Feb 2020

    On May 23, 2019, we co-hosted an Inspire Jericho Talk on the topic of Connected Communities. The second in a series of speaker events, took place at UBC Robson Square.

    Award-winning urban designer and author Jeff Speck discussed the many benefits of shaping neighbourhoods to support walking, biking, and transit.

  • Jane's Walk: Jericho Lands site walk

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    28 Feb 2020
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    On May 3 to 5, 2019, City staff participated in the annual Jane’s Walk festival. Over 130 people joined the discussion on these three guided walks of the Jericho Lands site.

    Thank you to everyone who attended the walks and helped make them a great success!

  • Survey closed

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    28 Feb 2020

    At the March launch events we asked you to share your vision and to help shape the future of the site. The survey closed after two months on April 30, 2019.

    Thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts. Your input is important to shaping the future of the Jericho Lands and helping us develop principles for the future policy statement. We're now summarizing the feedback and will share the results in the future.

  • Inspire Jericho Talks: Creating Great Neighbourhoods

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    28 Feb 2020
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    On April 17, 2019, we co-hosted an Inspire Jericho Talks on the topic of Creating Great Neighbourhoods. The first in a series of speaker events took place at Kitsilano Secondary School.

    Urbanist and award-winning author Charles Montgomery discussed how we create healthier, happier, and more inclusive communities.

  • Public launch of Jericho Lands planning program

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    28 Feb 2020
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    On March 2, 2019, we co-hosted a welcome ceremony and open houses with the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh (MST) Partnership and Canada Lands Company (CLC).

    The events signified the launch of a comprehensive planning process to create a policy statement for the Jericho Lands.

    We shared an overview of the planning process and roles, City policies and objectives, background information, next steps, and information on the cultural significance of the site, partner profiles, and aspirations of the proponent team. City staff and representatives from the MST Partnership and CLC were also present to answer questions.

    We also asked you to share your vision and to help shape the future of the site. Your input will help us develop draft guiding principles for the future policy statement.

    Watch the welcome ceremony on the City's Facebook page