Councillor Suzanne Anton

Vision Vancouver’s economic platform overshadowed by Occupy movement

Mayor Gregor Robertson and his team made an announcement yesterday revealing their economic platform, pledging to keep taxes low, support small businesses and promote Vancouver as a destination for...

Homelessness in Vancouver: City staff break down the numbers

Vancouver municipal election 2011: The City's Assistant Director for Housing Policy, Abi Bond, gives some insight on homeless numbers floating around this election.

NPA's Suzanne Anton voices conditional support for casino expansion

Vancouver municipal election 2011: Despite confusion about her position, Mayoral candidate Suzanne Anton said she stands by her decision to vote with council against proposed casino expansions.

The NPA: an election explainer

To prepare for the upcoming municipal election, here's a backgrounder on the Non-Partisan Association (NPA).

Campaign Research Inc.: NPA's not-so-secret weapon

Vancouver municipal election 2011

Vancouver riot review: John Furlong's balancing act

The following piece was first published on August 2. The Stanley Cup riot review, which will be released today, is co-chaired by John Furlong. On the surface, no one seemed to bat an eye when former...

Live blogging the casino public hearing at City Council, Day 3

11:04 -- Meeting recessed. Mayor announces reconvening April 12th at 6pm.   11:00 -- Woodsworth says she wants to ensure that everyone at Edgewater keeps their "well-paying" jobs. She asks...

Council expected to be divided today over motion to suspend gaming expansion

At today's city council meeting, Councillor Ellen Woodsworth will bring forward a motion to suspend the expansion of gaming in Vancouver, while another councillor says now is not the time to make a...

Supersized casino story

"Abnormal in the extreme," is how Doug McArthur, SFU professor of public policy describes the length of time it took PavCo to select Paragon Gaming. MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert says, "The sequence of

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,...