Andrea Reimer

Photo of Andrea Reimer at Women Build event by Sindhu Dharmarajah

Women build houses and empowerment for Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver

“I think one of the worst things that happens to you when your housing is vulnerable is the feeling of helplessness," Councillor Andrea Reimer said.
Davie Street community garden photo by Daryl Mitchell via Flickr creative common

Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections

Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall. 

Vanishing Vanhattan: Which candidates have the right ideas when it comes to our local economy and small businesses?

Retail gentrification is causing tension and concern in Vancouver's communities as development continues to displace local serving, locally owned, independent businesses. What can the City do?
Tantoo Cardinal with the Wall of Women opposed to Kinder Morgan pipeline expansi

Dances with Wolves actor joins "Wall of Women" opposed to Kinder Morgan Expansion

Kinder Morgan now has to get past a "Wall of Women" in addition to other obstacles to realize its pipeline expansion plans.

How green is "greenest city's" pension plan? City of Vancouver staff recommends council action on city investments

City pension fund invested in companies including Enbridge, KinderMorgan, Transcanada, China Coal Energy and Arch Coal, as well as tobacco and armament corporations.

Making media in the new economy

People need good information to make good decisions. Despite the cataclysm of the digital age, none of this has changed. And whatever people may wish, journalism isn't free.

U.S. election celebrations, Vancouver-style [photos]

Obama's victory was sweet.

Vancouver approves rezoning for Edgewater casino

Anti-gambling coalition says move will open doors to more gambling; councillors disagree.

Conversations with @andreareimer and @MayorGregor

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor give a break down on how Vancouver is increasing democracy and inclusion through social media.

Occupy Vancouver camper wins Last Candidate Standing election debate

Vancouver municipal election 2011: Light sabres. Pineapples. Saxophones. Bribery. Not your usual election props...