We’re about two-thirds capacity for next Wednesday’s podcast recording —
Wednesday, June 26
Doors @ 6:30pm | Recording @ 7:00pm
North Vancouver District Public Library – Lynn Valley Branch
1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver
Register here — tickets are free.
Wondering who’s joining Gord for the conversation? Guest profiles follow…
Dominica Babicki has been working in environmental management, sustainable cities, and energy planning at the local, national and international levels for over 25 years. Previously Energy Manager with the District, Dominica is currently completing her PhD in geography focusing on issues related to related to energy, buildings and climate change. She grew up in and is a current resident of the Edgemont neighbourhood, with one of her teens attending a District high schools, and parents ageing in place nearby.
Justin Scott works in marketing and administration for a property management company in Edgemont Village. Justin was born and raised in Deep Cove, and wrote for the Capilano Courier while while studying at CapU. He currently lives in an apartment in West Vancouver.
Victor Schwartzman is a Brooklyn native who went to Winnipeg to serve as Executive Director of the Community Unemployed Help Centre, and then worked for 23 years as a Human Rights Officer with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission. Victor was on the Executive of the Winnipeg Social Planning Council for nine years, and currently serves on DNV’s Community Services Advisory Committee. Victor is currently hosting and producing two weekly shows on Coop Radio 100.5 FM (Soapbox Radio and World Poetry Cafe), and rents in a social housing complex in Parkgate.
To help bring the audience into the conversation, we’ll be joined by a special guest MC:
Steven Petersson runs a community planning consultancy, facilitates public dialogue on civil issues, and develops land for affordable housing. Steven is a registered professional community planner who wrote his MA thesis on affordable and social housing, was previously a residential support worker for people with disabilities, and worked for the District of North Vancouver as a Development Planner. He Steven lives in a condo in Lynn Valley Town Centre with his family.