City of Vancouver

Vancouver hates casinos, Vancouver designer states in iPhone video

Lindsay Brown, a local designer says "Vancouver hates casinos" and calls the proposal process around the mega-casino application for B.C. Place "undemocratic." She predicts casino expansion public...

David Helliwell's clean tech sweet spot

If we can see our building's energy use in real time, will it push us to be more energy efficient? Pulse Energy founder and CEO David Helliwell thinks so.

Businesses see bike lane benefits, Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition says

The creation of separated cycling lanes in Vancouver's central business district are not only the talk of the town locally, but have been noted elsewhere, with praise. "Just last week one of my...

Vancouver Not Vegas: Wednesday Feb. 9th, Public Forum in Chinatown

With the exception of the public hearings on February 17 at City Hall, this will be the most important event in the fight against the planned downtown mega-casino, a group opposing the casino...

Envision the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

An interview with a city sustainability planner.

City and feds fight racism with funds

Calling on the city to "build a safer and more inclusive city where discrimination, where racism, and bullying no longer exist," Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that Citizenship and Immigration...

Translink wants you to help plan Greater Vancouver

A few minutes early to Translink’s breakfast for bloggers, I listened to the planners compare the public transportation tours in different cities. The Chicago transit tour wows planners, takes...

NPA on bikes...like George Bush on gays

I love the NPA on bikes.  Well, not actually on bikes.   I mean on the subject of bikes.  On that they remind me of George Bush whose attitude was something to the effect of: No,...

VPD Chief Chu urges government to create independent investigation office to handle complaints against police

 Vancouver Police Department Chief Constable Jim Chu doesn’t believe the proposed model of an Independent Investigation Office (IIO) goes far enough to eliminate the perception of police bias...

Talk Green to Us Ideas Slam at SFU imagines Vancouver's future as world's greenest city

The Talk Green To Us Ideas Slam last night at SFU pulled together talent like the CBC's Bill Richardson, Brad Cran, Vancouver's Poet Laureate (pictured here), Mayor Gregor Robertson, Musqueum Elder La