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Geography 350 Neighbourhood Project 99A September 2012

If you have not already created your own neighbourhood wiki page, take the following steps:

  • Make sure you have logged in to the UBC wiki using your CWL.
  • Select the 'edit' tab to the right of the "Neighbourhood Projects" heading below.
  • Add the title of your project below the 'Neighbourhood Projects' heading using the WYSYWIG editor.
To create a link to the article, provide the full wiki URL, e.g. 
This will create a new page for your wiki article and automatically link to it. It is important that you provide the full URL, including the course and term number.


  • Preview the page, and if you are happy with your title, save the page.
  • Next, click on the link you have just created. This should take you to the new wiki page.
  • Select the edit tab at the top of the new page. Begin working on your article and save your changes.
  • NOTE: You can use the 'discussion' feature with your group if you wish to discuss aspects of your project without including that information in the wiki article itself.

To edit a wiki page:

  • select the page you wish to edit from the links below.
  • select the 'edit' tab at the top of the page.
  • edit the wiki page, preview your changes and then save them.

Information on editing the wiki page can be found here.

Examples of formatting the wiki page can be found here.

Wiki workflow

The development of your project should proceed using the following cycle:

  1. Outline your initial ideas in your newly created wiki page.
  2. Discuss your ideas with your classmates using the Discussion tab at the top of the wiki page.
  3. Update your wiki entry based on your discussion.
  4. Repeat the cycle until you have completed the assignment.

Neighbourhood Projects

Group 1 - False Creek

Group 2 - Downtown Core

Group 3 - Feeding Montreal – Innovations in Urban Food Systems

Cities have begun looking inward for environmentally sustainable alternatives to importing food. In this project, innovations in urban agriculture in downtown Montreal's Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough, and how these innovations are changing the urban landscape and feeding citizens, are explored.

Group 4 - Lower Lonsdale

Group 5 - Cambie Street Corridor

Group 6 - Kitsilano: Increased Residential Density and its Implications on the Urban Living Environment

Group 7 - Proposed Broadway Corridor Subway to UBC

Group 8 - Gentrification of Gastown

Group 9 - Burnaby-Deer Lake

Group 10 - Oppenheimer Park

Group 12 - Gentrification of the Downtown Eastside