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.



  • Inspire Jericho Talks: Respect the Land

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    5 months ago

    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.

    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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    5 months ago

    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.

    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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    5 months ago

    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!

    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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    5 months ago

    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.

    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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    5 months ago

    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.

    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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    5 months ago

    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

    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