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City Hall

Adriane Carr on the campaign trail last year.

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.

New by-law for street vendors and patios

It's hard out here for a taco truck. New City by-law may make it a bit easier.

Mayor urges Council to support intervening with National Energy Board on oil tanker traffic expansion

City staff reports Burrard Inlet not ready for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

At City Council meeting, Vancouver asked to drop fossil fuels from Municipal Pension Plan

Turning our backs on a fortune, or dodging a bullet?

Vancouver City Hall autumn preview: more exciting than you think

Want drama this fall? You've got it at City Hall.

Now, here's a little satire: Vancouver City Hall as Sons of Anarchy

Who said local politics aren't exciting?

Where are all the women in politics?

Canadian women are still underrepresented in local and national politics, even lagging behind countries such as South Africa and India.

How to cut down on food waste this Christmas

Helpful tips for Vancouverites to reduce food waste this Christmas, so you can eat, drink and be merry (and be green).

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.

Occupy Vancouver holds rally at City Hall to protest court decision

A small group of people from Occupy Vancouver held a protest outside City Hall after the B.C. Supreme Court granted the City of Vancouver's application for an injunction to shut down the Occupy...