Gregor Robertson

Statement from Mayor Gregor Robertson on welcoming refugees

Vancouver is known throughout the world for our remarkable diversity. We have a longstanding commitment to welcoming refugees and their families in times of need. This proud history of helping...

City kicks off Pride week with proclamation at new plaza

The Jim Deva Plaza is dedicated to the co-founder of Little Sister's Books and free speech and gay rights activist.
Vancouver Mayor, Gregor Robertson

Vancouver mayor says 'more robust review' needed of Trans Mountain

The City of Vancouver is the latest group to launch a court challenge aimed at quashing the National Energy Board's recommended approval of the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. ...
Justin Trudeau, Christy Clark, TransLink, SkyTrain, Burnaby

Trudeau and Clark announce big transit dollars after epic SkyTrain entrance

The dramatic entrance was paralleled in awesomeness by the $460 million in federal investment for public transit that came with it.
Hunter Tootoo, Christy Clark, Gregor Robertson, Kitsilano Coast Guard

Feds deliver on promise to re-open Kitsilano Coast Guard

Fisheries and Oceans Canada hasn't announcement a timeline just yet, but promised to restore the facility "as soon as possible."

David Suzuki wins Vancouver's highest honour

Dr. David Suzuki received Vancouver's highest honour on Oct. 30 when Council voted unanimously to award him the Freedom of the City. Suzuki was granted the award for his long-standing environmental...

Canadian politics plays out on formal US stage: Mayor trashes Harper gov't in DC

WASHINGTON — Federal campaign politics played out on a foreign stage Thursday, with a high-profile Washington audience hearing the progressive mayor of Vancouver express hope of change from Canada's...

Syrian woman grateful for new life in Canada hopes others will get same chance

Grateful for her new life and freedom in Canada, Hanan Alawwad joins Mayor Robertson at upcoming housing project today.

Refugee crisis: Mayors lead where Harper fears to tread in helping war victims

Mayors offer leadership to help refugees while federal government suggests more military action.
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