Mayor Gregor Robertson

Statement from Mayor Gregor Robertson on the Vancouver School Board

The Vancouver School Board was elected by residents of Vancouver to act in the best interest of children and youth in Vancouver’s public schools. Over the past seven years I have seen them serve with...
Justin Trudeau, Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, British Columbia

Trudeau promises City of Vancouver warmer relationship with feds

Mayor Robertson said although the relationship with Harper was "strained," Trudeau will bring a different tone to Ottawa's ties with Vancouver.

Trudeau makes first prime ministerial trip to Vancouver city hall since 1973

Trudeau spends the morning with Mayor Gregor Robertson, discussing infrastructure, affordable housing and climate change.
Sadhu Johnston, Penny Ballem, Vancouver, Vancouver City Hall, City manager

Johnston Acting City Manager, Ballem fired

Mayor Gregor Robertson says Vancouver will benefit from a "new approach" and a "fresh perspective."
Mayor DJs the VisionPride kick-off at Celebrities. Photo: Twitter/@StepanVdovine

Transgender rights issue flying high during this year's Vancouver Pride Week

Pride Week is underway, including an unsanctioned protest, comedy fest, parade and substance-free party.
Building permit values hit all-time high of $2.83 billion in Vancouver

Building permit values hit all-time high of $2.83 billion in Vancouver

The value exceeds pre-recession levels and marking an all-time record in Vancouver’s growing economy.
NPA's Kirk LaPointe gives concession speech. Photo by Jenny Uechi

Kirk LaPointe concedes, says NPA re-entered conversation in municipal politics

"The election result indicates we still have a bit of a divide in our city, and that we must move forward -- starting tonight," said NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe, addressing supporters at the...
Ujjal Dosanjh (left), Mayor Gregor Robertson (right)

Vancouver a "progressive city" and needs progressive mayor: Ujjal Dosanjh

"Vancouver is a progressive city -- a progressive city needs a progressive mayor," said former NDP cabinet minister and federal Liberal Ujjal Dosanjh in his endorsement of Mayor Gregor Robertson at a...

Mayor Gregor Robertson reveals new housing affordability plan

Mayor Gregor Robertson revealed Vision's new housing affordability plan on Tuesday morning. The platform includes building 4,000 new rental housing spaces, increasing more 2-3 bedroom units, and...
Gregor Robertson as Steve Jobs

Justin Trudeau's birthday wish for Robertson, plus retro photos

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is turning 50 today and Justin Trudeau sent his birthday wishes in this video: Vision Vancouver  posted some then-and-now photos through its social media...