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Johnston Acting City Manager, Ballem fired
Mayor Gregor Robertson says Vancouver will benefit from a "new approach" and a "fresh perspective."
Sep 15th, 2015
Carr's move to abolish big civic party donations is still in play
Banning big donations would restore faith and public confidence in the decision-making at the council table, says Adriane Carr.
Jul 21st, 2015
Chinatown, Downtown Eastside heritage and housing protected with new Council investment
City Council approved an investment of $1.16 million into upgrades for historic heritage buildings in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside.
Dec 17th, 2014
Adriane Carr leads Greens into Canadian history
Adriane Carr trounced rivals on election night.
Nov 16th, 2014
Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan: Housing amendments pass
DTES LAP housing amendments pass despite lack of confidence from the area's poor.
Apr 15th, 2014
COPE's Ellen Woodsworth braces for political winter, next steps
Will the former councillor run in 2014? Will she even have a home? We get up close.
David P. Ball
Dec 7th, 2011
Sandy Garossino: independent solutions to partisan problems
Sandy Garossino: mother, lawyer, businesswoman, advocate and now, candidate for city council.
Nov 9th, 2011
NPA hopeful candidates open up to voters at Pub Night
NPA members, candidate-hopefuls and the simply curious met at Original Joe's for the NPA's Pub Night -- a chance for people to meet candidates and get to know who they are.
May 25th, 2011
New dog squad facility opens doors
The Vancouver Police Department opened its newest facility today, complete with honoured guests, a few speeches and a demonstration from some of Vancouver’s finest. The brand new Dog Squad...
May 19th, 2011
City launches affordable housing campaign
Yesterday, City Hall launched a new city-wide engagement campaign, Talk Housing With Us, focused on affordable housing. The website features a forum which allows users to post their...
May 19th, 2011