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Toilet lid insert for washing hands; rain water catchment system

Tips for saving water, from B.C. desert mayor

Drought days beg some personal questions: Could you take a three-minute shower? Flush the toilet less often?
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.
Vancouver is all but obscured in this satellite image

Silence from government leaders while locals contend with smoke and ash

The vacationing premier had not been heard from in days during the heightened wildfire alert, leading to the hashtag #FindChristyClark.

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...

Vision Vancouver AGM highlights sustainability and progressive policies

Vision Vancouver held its annual general meeting last night on the BCIT Downtown Campus, which featured Mayor Gregor Robertson and board chairs, Constance Barnes and...

Mayor Gregor Robertson joins call for electoral reform

Electoral reforms are needed to make politics more fair, says Mayor Gregor Robertson.

Would Gregor Robertson do this?

So, Reykjavík elected a joke party to city council and wound up with a mayor, Jón Gnarr, who is a famous comedian in Iceland. By most accounts, the Besti flokkurinn (the Best Party) won as a big f-...

City congratulates Navy on its Centennial

Mayor Gregor Robertson today extended congratulations to the Canadian Navy and the officers and crew of HMCS Vancouver as the vessel sailed into Coal Harbour to visit Vancouver and North Vancouver to...

Mayor pays tribute to public works staff

With over 2,000 kilometres of water and sewer lines, concrete sidewalk and road installations that could stretch to Chilliwack and residential garbage that could fill 71 Olympic-size swimming pools,...

All Vancouver Sidewalks Need Snow and Ice Removal This Winter

With cold weather blanketing the region and the potential for snow in the days and weeks ahead, now is a good time to ensure you have a snow shovel and an ice-melting product following Vancouver City...