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Vancouver : The Resilient City

City of Vancouver Rockefeller Foundation

Vancouver : The Resilient City

The City of Vancouver recently received a 100RC (Resilient City) grant from Rockefeller Foundation. The money is primarily to pay the salary of the Chief Resilience Officer- Katie McPherson. Her job description is fairly fluid with as much or more focus on socio-economic crises like homelessness, poverty and climate change than severe weather or earthquakes. Vancouver joins 99 other large cities around the world in receiving the grants including Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary.  As much as the holistic approach might seem somewhat inexact, it is in line with Vision Vancouver and Mayor Gregor Robertson's general governing approach and for the...

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