City launches new online community engagement tool

The City of Vancouver has launched a new online community engagement tool, Be Heard Vancouver serves as a central community engagement hub for the City, where you can:

  • Learn about all the active City projects, plans and initiatives
  • Submit feedback and ideas
  • Fill out online surveys & polls
  • View and engage with other people’s feedback
  • Ask questions‌

Be Heard Vancouver will not replace existing face-to-face engagement opportunities, like City Council meetings and public open houses. The projects, plans and initiatives on the Be Heard Vancouver site will be updated regularly‌. Right now, the City is seeking community input on four different projects, plans or initiatives:

  • A Stronger Vancouver (survey closes Sept. 15)
  • Westside Bike Mobility Project
  • Vancouver’s new Public Art Plan
  • Main Street Appearance Project‌



Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start