Media Coverage

Burnaby Now Newspaper, October 21, 2015: “Class Act: Burnaby school buries eight-year time capsule”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/news/education/class-act-burnaby-school-buries-eight-year-time-capsule-1.2091589 

News 1130, September 6, 2015: “Looking back at a half-century of innovation atop Burnaby Mountain”. Available online: http://www.news1130.com/2015/09/06/looking-back-at-a-half-century-of-innovation-atop-burnaby-mountain/

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 24, 2015: “Lively City: Garden parties and outdoor music? Must be summer”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/entertainment/lively-city-garden-parties-and-outdoor-music-must-be-summer-1.1977811

Burnaby NewsLeader, June 17, 2015: “City of Burnaby hands out environment awards”. Available online:
http://www.burnabynewsleader.com/news/city-of-burnaby-hands-out-environment-awards-1.1971768

The Georgia Straight, June 16, 2015: “EcoSoMo publics artwork reflects past and future of SFU’s UniverCity on Burnaby Mountain”. Available online: http://www.straight.com/arts/471906/ecosomo-public-artwork-reflects-past-and-future-sfus-univercity-burnaby-mountain

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 16, 2015: “Lively City: Summer buskers, artist talk and a whole lot more”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/entertainment/lively-city-summer-buskers-artist-talk-and-a-whole-lot-more-1.1969962

SFU Peak Newspaper, June 15, 2015: “Himalayan Peak closes its doors after over 10 years”. Available online: http://www.the-peak.ca/2015/06/himalayan-peak-closes-its-doors-after-over-10-years/

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 9, 2015: “Stoney Creek Environment Committee wins city award”. Available online:
http://www.burnabynow.com/news/stoney-creek-environment-committee-wins-city-award-1.1962496

Vancouver Sun Newspaper, April 24, 2015: “First Nations, municipalities, universities emerging players in Metro Vancouver land development”. Available online: http://www.vancouversun.com/health/First+Nations+municipalities+universities+emerging+players+Metro+Vancouver+land+development/10998908/story.html

Burnaby Now Newspaper, March 31 2015: “UniverCity liquor store in the works”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/news/univercity-liquor-store-in-the-works-1.1810153

Vancouver Sun Newspaper, March 28, 2015: “Malls reach for the sky”. Available online: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Metro+Vancouver+malls+reach/10926863/story.html 

Award Magazine, February 2015: “Altitude”. Available online: http://digital.canadawide.com/i/458437/68

The Globe and Mail online, February 4, 2015: “How aging boomers will disrupt Canada’s demographic ‘crisis’”. Available online: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/how-aging-boomers-will-disrupt-canadas-demographic-crisis/article22780291/

CKNW AM 980, January 25, 2015: The Jill Bennett Show. Available online: https://soundcloud.com/cknw/the-jill-bennett-show-sun-116?in=cknw/sets/the-cknw-weekend-morning Gordon’s interview begins at the 7:00am portion of the show at the 21 minute mark in the program.

SFU Peak Newspaper, January 12, 2015: “New dining options to open on SFU Burnaby” Available online: http://www.the-peak.ca/2015/01/new-dining-options-to-open-on-sfu-burnaby/ 

Vancouver Sun Newspaper, January 3, 2015: “BC assessments show strong appreciation in Vancouver single-family home values” Available online: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/assessments+show+strong+appreciation+Vancouver+single+family+home+values/10697150/story.html

Burnaby Now Newspaper, December 30, 2014: “More child-care spaces coming to Burnaby”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/news/more-child-care-spaces-coming-to-burnaby-1.1700002

Business in Vancouver, December 2, 2014: “Carla Guerrera: Better living through planning”. Available online: http://www.biv.com/article/2014/12/carla-guerrera-better-living-through-planning/

The Peak, September 22, 2014: “UniverCity celebrates 10th anniversary”. Available online: http://www.the-peak.ca/2014/09/univercity-celebrates-10th-anniversary/

SFU News, September 18, 2014: “UniverCity’s evolving community turns 10” Available online: http://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2014/univercitys-evolving-community-turns-10.html

Georgia Straight online, August 27, 2014: “10-year anniversary Block Party at UniverCity, SFU” http://www.straight.com/listings/events/716386

Kids Vancouver.com, August 27, 2014: “UniverCity 10-year anniversary Block Party featuring Bobs & Lolo”
http://www.kidsvancouver.com/event/univercity-10-year-anniversary-block-party-featuring-bobs-lolo 

The Peak, July 28, 2014: “SFU Dining Services lays out plans for new venues”. Available online: http://www.the-peak.ca/2014/07/sfu-dining-services-lays-out-plans-for-new-venues/

The Vancouver Sun Newspaper, July 21, 2014: “Opinion: SFU showed way for affordable housing”. Available online: http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/Opinion+showed+affordable+housing/10049751/story.html
Comment on Original Op-ed article July 22, 2014: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Wednesday+July+Coal+facility+risk+taxpayers/10052846/story.html
Gordon Harris’ follow up comment on Op-ed article July 25, 2014:
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Friday+July+City+should+stick+knitting/10063482/story.html 

Burnaby NewsLeader, July 10, 2014: “Fire chief raises safety concerns about pipeline plan”. Available online: http://www.burnabynewsleader.com/news/266613201.html

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 20, 2014: Top 10 Free (or Dirt Cheap) Things to Do in Burnaby This Summer”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/community/top-10-free-or-dirt-cheap-things-to-do-in-burnaby-this-summer-1.1138348

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 19, 2014: “Why the National Energy Board must say no”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/opinion/why-the-national-energy-board-must-say-no-1.1136145

Burnaby NewsLeader, June 18, 2014: “SFU students continue to fight for gondola”. Available online: http://www.burnabynewsleader.com/news/263691021.html

The Province Newspaper, June 17, 2014: “SFU students disappointed Burnaby gondola excluded from $7.5B transportation plan”. Available online: http://www.theprovince.com/news/Burnaby+students+disappointed+gondola+excluded+from/9947069/story.html

The Peak Newspaper, June 16, 2014: “SFU gondola plans grounded”. Available online: http://www.the-peak.ca/2014/06/sfu-gondola-plans-grounded/

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 16, 2014: “SFU students want Burnaby Mountain gondola in mayors’ transportation plan”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/news/sfu-students-want-burnaby-mountain-gondola-in-mayors-transportation-plan-1.1132023

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 12, 2014: “Here & Now: Bike fair postponed”. Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/community/here-now-bike-fair-postponed-1.1127852

Burnaby Now Newspaper, June 12, 2014: “Lively city: Burnaby musicians take on nation’s best” Available online: http://www.burnabynow.com/entertainment/lively-city/lively-city-burnaby-musicians-take-on-nation-s-best-1.1127143

New Condo Guide, May 30, 2014: “Altitude: Up here you live better” Available online:
http://issuu.com/wall2wall/docs/vcg_1114/77?e=6598696/8068190

The Province, April 24, 2014: “White never goes out of style” Available online: http://www2.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=4cb60f3a-110a-403c-8616-e14ffbf25d28

“ULI Spring 2014: UniverCity Property Tour Slideshow” by Mike Ratliff. Multi-Housing News Online, April 18, 2014
http://www.multihousingnews.com/news/international/uli-spring-2014-univercity-property-tour-slideshow/1004101185.html 

Burnaby NewsLeader, April 11, 2014: “Tower will be high point in Metro” Available on-line: http://www.burnabynewsleader.com/business/254758821.html

“Industrial Design and Influence of Granville Island” video by Dialog: UniverCity is mentioned at the 5 minute and 20 second mark, , April 8, 2014
http://www.dialogdesign.ca/open-dialog/industrial-revolution-design-influence-granville-island/

“Live on top of the world in Burnaby Mountain’s awesome new community” by Bob Kronbauer. VancouverIsAwesome blog, April 8, 2014 http://vancouverisawesome.com/2014/04/08/live-on-top-of-the-world-in-burnaby-mountains-awesome-new-community/

The Vancouver Sun, April 7, 2014: “Welcome to the Urban Land Institute 2014 spring meeting in Vancouver” Available on-line: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Welcome+Urban+Land+Institute+2014+spring+meeting+Vancouver/9710059/story.html

The Vancouver Sun, April 7, 2014: “’Vancouverism’ gets its day in the sun” Available on-line: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Vancouverism+gets/9710027/story.html 

The Vancouver Sun, April 7, 2014: “Liberty’s Centreblock newest addition to growing SFU community” Available on-line: http://www.vancouversun.com/homes/Liberty+Centreblock+newest+addition+growing+community/9709572/story.html

“UBC to give affordable housing as perks to ‘valuable’ profs” by Jumy Dapo and Shanel Khaliq. TheThunderbird.ca blog, March 31, 2014 http://thethunderbird.ca/2014/03/31/ubc-to-give-affordable-housing-as-perks-to-valuable-profs/

New Condo Guide, March 21, 2014: “CentreBlock at UniverCity” Available on-line:
http://issuu.com/wall2wall/docs/vcg_0614/49?e=6598696/7169508

Metro News Regina, March 20, 2014: “Regina eyeing Edmonton, Vancouver for possible housing solutions” Available on-line: http://metronews.ca/news/regina/979005/regina-eyeing-edmonton-vancouver-for-possible-housing-solutions/

“Learning from a Living Building” by Pat Frouws. SFU Talking Sustainability blog,
March 13, 2014 http://www.sfu.ca/sustainability/talking/human-habitat/2014/learning-from-a-living-building.html

Chinese Home and Realty Weekly, March 6, 2014. Available on-line: http://www.gcpnews.com/ev/ViewPage.jsp?id=2014-03-06&pubid=303&section=P&pn=11

“What does it take to be a Living Building?” by Dale Mikkelsen.  SFU Talking Sustainability blog, March 4, 2014
http://www.sfu.ca/sustainability/talking/energy/2014/what-does-it-take-to-be-a-living-building.html

“A UniverCity next to a University” by Phil Roberts. sixty7 Architecture Road, February 24, 2014.
http://sixty7architectureroad.ca/2014/02/24/univercity/

The Peak, February 17, 2014: “Burnaby Campus Addresses Alcohol Demands”
Available on-line: http://www.the-peak.ca/2014/02/burnaby-campus-addresses-alcohol-demands/

Epoch Times, February 8, 2014: “UniverCity – The model example community of sustainable development”. Available on-line:
http://univercity.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/UniverCity_Epoch_20140208_34.jpg

The Vancouver Sun, February 5, 2014: “No need to be frightened by higher densities in neighbourhoods” Opinion piece in response to Gordon Gibson’s op-ed. Available on-line: http://www.vancouversun.com/story_print.html?id=9473730&sponsor

Gordon Gibson’s op-ed article: The Vancouver Sun, February 3, 2014: “We have a choice on density” Opinion piece. Available on-line: http://www.vancouversun.com/Opinion+have+choice+density/9463842/story.html

novae res urbis, January 27, 2014: “Rethinking Suburbia” Available on-line:
http://univercity.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/NOVAE-RES-URBIS-Jan-24-2014-stitched.jpg

Ming Pao Magazine, January 25, 2014: Vancouver Home Prices the Second Least Affordable in the World. High Density Community Life Helps Saving Money and Makes Mortgages More Affordable.” Available on-line:
http://univercity.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Ming-Pao-Magazine-2014JAN25_stitched.jpg

“For the People” by Jessica Woolliams. Canadian Architect, January 2014
Feature on UniverCity Childcare Centre.
http://issuu.com/glaciermedia/docs/cda2014jan01/26

gb&d (Green Building & Design Magazine), January/February 2014 Edition: “Nature + Nurture” pgs 84-90 (Article about UniverCity Childcare Centre). Available on-line: http://gbdmagazine.com/2013/25-hughes-condon-marler/

“Expensive, Inconvenient Suburbs Need to Change” by Gordon Harris. Huffington Post online, Jan 22, 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/gordon-harris/vancouver-suburbs-urban-planning-sprawl_b_4644499.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-business&ir=Canada Business

“Suburban Sprawl: Innovative approaches to managing suburban sprawl in Canada”. Event details (Panelist: Gordon Harris, FCIP President & CEO, UniverCity, SFU Community Trust). Sustainable Prosperity, Jan 13, 2014. http://sustainableprosperity.ca/tiki-calendar_edit_item.php?viewcalitemId=121