Greenest City

Meet Vision Vancouver city council candidate Tony Tang

Vancouver 2011 Municipal Election: Vision Vancouver's newest face says he's in it for a chance to improve his community, even if he can't make all of them happy all of the time.

David Boyd deconstructed

Author of Canada’s definitive treatise on environmental law and co-author with David Suzuki of "Sustainability Within a Generation: A New Vision for Canada" reveals why he's optimistic.

Mayor Gregor Robertson calls the NPA negative, well-funded and backwards

Gregor Robertson and his Vision Vancouver party officially hit the airwaves this week with a campaign video celebrating Visions’ three-year tenure on Cambie Street. In the 1:50 clip Robertson...

City: More bikers means fewer accidents

“Biking here isn’t safe. Four friends of mine have been killed biking in Vancouver.”  A friend responded emphatically to a piece in which I stated that bike lanes are an important step toward...

Andrea Reimer on nimble government

Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer, well-known for her Green Party roots, contacted me to respond to Village Vancouver’s Randy Chatterjee in my blog post Making Vancouver sustainable:...

Making Vancouver sustainable: Greenest City meets Village Vancouver

Who's contributing more to help Vancouver achieve its Greenest City 2020 goals? The City or the people? We bring you a second annual check-up on Greenest City through the eyes of Village Vancouver.

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.

FCM’S Green Municipal Fund announcement for Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

Bob Long, a member of the national board of directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and of the Langley, BC, Township Council, and Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North...

What will Vancouver be like in 2020? Green.

Curious what it’s going to take to become the Greenest City in the world by 2020? Find out what thousands of people have said by checking out the draft Greenest City 2020 Action Plans here....