Gregor Robertson

Mayors have audience with Pope Francis

Vancouver mayor energized by Vatican climate conference

"It's a huge honour to be invited into the Vatican, into the Pope's presence and have the most important political issues of our time addressed by such a key faith leader," said Robertson.
Typical lineup at crowded UBC campus bus loop

Mayors, premier led us into transit purgatory

Our communities are held hostage by this demoralizing and exhausting political game.
Mayor Robertson romantically linked to Chinese pop star Wanting Qu

The World According to Frances Bula: Mayor Gregor Robertson dating Chinese pop star Wanting Qu

"According to extremely reliable sources (this is not gossip), he is currently seeing Wanting Qu," says civic blogger Frances Bula.
lee brain, Phil Germuth, Gregor Robertson, Derek Corrigan

The rise of Lee Brain and oil pipeline critics as mayors in B.C.

What the..? moment for oil companies: the new mayors aren't big fans of controversial pipelines in their regions.
Meena Wong election result speech Photo by Sindhu Dharmarajah

COPE has been "rebuilt" despite election loss, Wong says

“The results tonight are disappointing,” said Wong, “but let’s look at the whole campaign. COPE has exceeded all expectations.”

Voters pack into polling stations for 2014 municipal election

Vancouver voters packed the polling stations today. At St. Augustine's Elementary school on W 8th Avenue, some voters said they had to wait in a one-hour line up. The elementary school principal...

On eve of election, Mayor canvasses for votes in a “close election”

“People said this was a boring election, but we have dramatic differences between Vision and the NPA on the issues,” said Robertson.

Jacobs and Florida and Gehl oh my! Who really influences our local politicians?

Still undecided about who to vote for? Second guessing yourself? Who really influences and inspires those candidates who are running for a seat in Vancouver's City Hall?
Candidates met at Langara College for the first mayoral debate.

Robertson and LaPointe duke it out at mayoral candidates' debate

Candidates met at Langara College for the first mayoral debate.

Mayor DJs and cracks up Pride audience with BenDeLaCreme

Gregor Robertson’s last Monday of July was a long one. It marked the kick-off of Vancouver’s Pride Week and started with a discussion panel at City Hall, where issues regarding queer refugees were...