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MEDIA ROOM

The DVBIA in the news

Whether we’re hitting the headlines or making the news, the DVBIA is often featured throughout various channels. Below you’ll find a list of our most recent news appearances and press releases.

For more information, or to arrange an interview with DVBIA’s President & CEO Charles Gauthier, call Heather Mckenzie-Beck, Marketing & Communications Senior Manager at 604-616-0933, or email heather@dtvan.ca


Latest DVBIA News Hits

  • January 19, 2021 – Global News Vancouver – Inventive proposal could transform part of Granville Street in downtown Vancouver – Article
  • January 27, 2021 – Daily Hive – Lyft and Uber mark one-year anniversary of launch in Metro Vancouver- Article
  • January 27, 2021 – Canada NewsWire – DoorDash To Provide Over $1 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants To Help Canadian Restaurants – Article
  • January 28, 2021 – Vancouver is Awesome – Look For Over 16 Outdoor Love-Themed Art Pieces Around Vancouver… – Article
  • February 3, 2021 – CTV News Vancouver – Downtown Foot Traffic Halved by Pandemic – Article
  • February 5, 2021– Georgia Straight – Vancouver Poetry Hotline Launched to Bring Local Writers to Those Isolated by Covid-19 Pandemic – Article
  • February 7, 2021 – Vancouver is Awesome – Downtown Vancouver Now Has a Poetry Hotline – Article
  • February 8, 2021 – Daily Hive – Granville Entertainment District’s revival could get kicked down to the Vancouver Plan – Article
  • February 9, 2021 – Global News Vancouver – Mornings With Simi: Revitalizing Granville, Health Restrictions… – Article
  • February 9, 2021 – Stir – Stir Q&A: writer Renee Sarojini Saklikar on the Poetry Phone, Vancouver’s First Free Poetry Hotline – Article

DVBIA Media Releases

  • November 19, 2020 – DVBIA launches it latest laneway transformation, snékwem lane (Download)
  • June 18, 2019 – DVBIA releases inaugural State of Downtown report  (Download)
  • July 24, 2018 – DVBIA set to launch latest lane-way transformation (Download
  • June 11, 2018 – DVBIA announces support for Temporary Modular Housing Units (Download)
  • May 10, 2018 – DVBIA supports the establishment of safe consumption sites (Download)
  • February 15, 2018 – DVBIA First BIA to sign on for green energy with Bullfrog Power® (Download)
  • September 22, 2017 – International Award for Reimagined Laneway Project (Download)
  • August 22, 2017 – $65,000 in Kickstarter Pledges Bring Vancouver’s Ackery’s Alley to Life (Download)
  • September 16, 2016 – DVBIA Supports Mayors’ Council Phase 1 Transportation Plan (Download)
  • September 13, 2016 – Vancouver Laneway is More Awesome Now (Download)
  • November 5, 2015 – Downtown Vancouver Reimaged for 2040 (Download)
  • October 26, 2015 – Downtown Vancouver Will Light up 2016 (Download)
  • October 14, 2015 – DVBIA Supports City Plan to Remove Viaducts. (Download)
  • June 10, 2015 – DVBIA Asks City to Close Marijuana Shops. (Download)
  • June 13, 2014 – Downtown Vancouver BIA Supports Mayors’ Council 30-Year Strategy (Download)