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Natalie Cappe

Urban Planner

Natalie is an Urban Planner and published researcher with a background in Indigenous Community Planning, urban sustainability, and policy analysis. She recently completed a master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia (UBC) where she worked with the Homalco First Nation in Campbell River, BC, towards the completion of the Nation’s first Comprehensive Community Plan. She organized and facilitated over 20 community engagement events with Homalco members to gather the community perspectives that shaped the plan. During her studies, she also served as Vice President External Relations of the UBC Graduate Student Society.

Prior to joining Urban Strategies, Natalie worked with the City of Vancouver on initiatives supporting the advancement of the Greenest City Action Plan. In addition, she assisted in the development of British Columbia’s first Urban, Rural, and Northern Indigenous Housing Strategy where she worked with the Aboriginal Housing Management Association to develop evidence-based policy recommendations for improved off-reserve Indigenous housing. Natalie’s most notable research experience includes her analysis of the Canadian environmental assessment process with findings published in The Canadian Geographer. Natalie’s work at Urban Strategies includes the City of North Vancouver Comprehensive Zoning bylaw update.