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Suzanne Anton's vision of a world class city: more gambling?

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Vision Vancouver’s announcement that it will oppose gaming expansion in Vancouver will, to paraphrase CityCaucus, test the NPA’s solidarity. NPA council...

George W. Bush and Bill Clinton in Surrey: satire

11:30 The Vancouver Observer has managed to get past security at the entrance to the Surrey Regional Economic Summit 2011 and is sitting in the front row of the George W. Bush-Bill Clinton speeches....

How low will Suzanne Anton go?

 How low will NPA mayoral candidate Suzanne Anton go? That’s the question  after Anton attacked Mayor Gregor Robertson for a social housing model that the NPA set up and she voted in favour...

"We Back the Juice Man"

Local artists teamed up for a collaborative project to show their support for Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vision Vancouver with the launch of We Back the Juice Man website today. "I had a really...

BC Christy, Oh Suzanne, and a Streetcar Named Delusional

I’ve been away from posting for a while, tending to my head and the staph infection I contracted in hospital or as I call it “the city of germs”.   Plus the hospital was in Toronto so I...

Ron Paul lets sick friends die?

Ron Paul sent a chilling message at the GOP debate on Tuesday: if you're sick and dying and uninsured, that's your problem. CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer asked Paul, a darling of the Tea Party and...

Robertson: Aboriginal law expert to join Vision park board for November's elections

Vision Vancouver announced today that Niki Sharma, a Vancouver lawyer with experience in aboriginal and environmental issues, will be joining the Vision Park Board team in this November’s election...

Mayor Gregor Robertson comments on Vancouver Riot Review report: live blog

"What happened that night had a terrible impact on our city," Mayor Gregor Robertson says, "particularly on the employees and businesses." He says he walked downtown hours after the riots happened. "...

B.C. votes 55% to axe HST

The vote is in, and British Columbians have chosen to nix the HST. "Yes" votes were 55 per cent, beating out the "No" votes to keep the HST. The results of the binding province-wide referendum would...

B.C. Liberal MLA Pat Pimm's special prosecutor and B.C.'s broken protections of women

In a province with a startling rate of violence against women, a discredited special prosecution system will determine the fate of BC Liberal Pat Pimm, following an alleged domestic dispute.
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