City of Vancouver

Democracy still prevails at Vancouver City Hall despite having left the Vancouver School Board offices

Vancouver City Council wants elected representatives to serve as VSB liaisons to city hall — not government appointees.

Creating affordable housing: Learning from Vancouver

What responsibilities do cities have to ensure citizens have decent accommodation?

Helping hungry students a key to improving schools in Canada

School may be out for the summer, but for some food security advocates, the connections between education, poverty and nutrition are in session. As a member of the Vancouver Food Policy Council (VFPC...

City of Vancouver submits Letter of Comment on Kinder Morgan proposal

Vancouver, BC (April 18, 2016) – ‘Downstream’ greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from processing, refining, transporting and consuming oil from an expanded Kinder Morgan pipeline will be ten times...

Vancouver mayor asks developer to dump Donald Trump's name from city tower

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is urging a developer to drop Donald Trump's name from a downtown tower project, saying the U.S. presidential hopeful's "hateful positions" have no place in the city...
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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."

The Belonging Project explores what it takes to belong in Vancouver

The Belonging Project explores what it takes to belong in Vancouver by introducing viewers to their neighbours.
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City to celebrate one million cycling trips over Burrard Bridge in 2015

The bike counter will roll over one million rides any minute, proving that two wheels is the way to go in Vancouver.
A proposed downtown tower; Brian Jackson

RESIGNATION BOMBSHELL: The Ballad of Brian Jackson

The former top city planner wasn’t master of his own house inside City Hall and was unpopular with the public, developers and builders outside a select inner circle.
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Oil spill in Burrard Inlet could cost Vancouver up to $1.2 billion: UBC report

A major oil spill in the Burrard Inlet could cost the city up to $1.2 billion in lost economic opportunities, according to a new UBC report. The UBC Fisheries Economics Research Unit...