About @YuriArtibise

Thanks for clicking the URL in my Twitter profile.  Here’s a little background on who I am and what I do:

Yuri New GlassesI am an experienced community engagement and digital communications specialist with a passion for urban planning, public participation and digital communication. I posses a Master of Public Administration degree and have over 15 years of public policy research, analysis, advocacy, and communications experience.

 I also volunteer as an associate editor of Spacing Vancouver and am an elected director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia.


My past positions have included:

I am also a social media specialist with experience in content creation, website maintenance and online community management. Please visit my résumé page to learn more about my professional experience and community involvement.


  • Experienced community engagement specialist research analyst with a passion for community planning, public participation and online engagement.
  • Skilled in digital communications, including creating compelling content for websites, blogs and social networks and social media optimization.
  • Proficient in the research, analysis and outreach of public policy issues
  • Effective in liaising between various audiences to provide accurate and actionable information


  • Community engagement and facilitation
  • Public policy research, analysis and advocacy
  • Government relations
  • Digital communications, including blogging and social media