Gregor Robertson

Statement from Mayor Robertson on Jack Layton

The passing of Jack Layton is a tremendous loss for our country and my deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones.  Jack was a fighter who dedicated his life to public service and...

Vision locks in green goals, NPA still critical

Followed by a cheer of approval and a long, hearty applause, Vancouver city council adopted the Greenest City Action Plan, Thursday, a plan to make Vancouver the "greenest city in the world" by 2020.

Vancouver city council votes on Greenest City Action Plan: LIVE BLOG

Deputy City Manager Sadhu Johnston presented a bold, some would say radical, road map to becoming the "greenest city" in the world by 2020. Today councillors will vote to adopt it, or not.

Greenest City Action Plan aims to double green jobs by 2020, Johnston tells council

Deputy City Manager Sadhu Johnston said the Greenest City Action Plan is divided into three themes and is one of the most ambitious in the world.

Vancouver second greenest city: Economist Intelligence Unit

Vancouver ranks second in an Economist Intelligence Unit green city index that compares the environmental performance of 27 major U.S. and Canadian cities.

Register for the Renter's Roundtable by Wednesday

The city's "Talk Housing with Us" project kicks off Thursday with the "Renter's Roundtable." Register as soon as you can at talkvancouver.com to participate.

City launches affordable housing campaign

Yesterday, City Hall launched a new city-wide engagement campaign,  Talk Housing With Us, focused on affordable housing. The website features a forum which allows users to post their...

The battle over Insite's future

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will begin hearing the case for continued operation of Insite, Vancouver’s safe injection site. Proponents call it a life-saving health facility, while critics view it as...

Mayor Gregor Robertson congratulates successful Vancouver candidates

Vancouver municipal election 2011: "By having a diverse range of federal political representation, the issues and concerns of Vancouver’s citizens will have a strong voice in the House of Commons."

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...