Pooni, Gary oral history interview

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Date created: 
2014-02-28
Keywords: 
land user planning
Fraser River
Queensborough
Abstract: 

Gary Pooni is the president of Brook Pooni, a Vancouver-based urban planning company. He was born in 1971 at St. Mary’s Hospital in New Westminster to a Punjabi family that had immigrated to Canada in the 1960s. One of Pooni’s earliest memories of seeing the Fraser River from the top of the downtown parkade. He also spent time as an adolescent running along the Dyke Road in Queensborough and contemplating life, thinking about crossing the River to leave Queensborough and New Westminster. After completing his graduate studies, the first urban planning project was at Fraser Mills.The interview was conducted as part of History 461 – Oral History Practicum at Simon Fraser University

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English
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Interview with Gary Pooni
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