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Mayor Gregor Robertson

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson

Robertson says City will not allow CP to put real estate development in Arbutus Corridor

Canadian Pacific wants to build along the Arbutus greenway, and the City of Vancouver does not... but this is really about real estate.

Vancouver Not Vegas calls for halt to casino development due to doubling of problem gamblers

Former River Rock Casino floor-manager Jason Feng knows firsthand what severe gamblers look like. “We see the same people every day. I’ve kicked people out because they are drunk and I’ve kicked...

Mayor Robertson slams anti-gay violence and discrimination in Russia

Mayor Gregor Robertson releases a statement supporting equality for LGBTQ in Russia ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Street homelessness declining in Vancouver, City says

A figure combs the alley of an underlit neighbourhood for bottles, spare change for a burger and retires in the safety of the night, in a warm spot on the sidewalk. This unfortunate scene brings the...

New Translink study strengthens the case for Broadway Subway to UBC

Is a subway the right investment for the UBC-Broadway Corridor? Yes, according to a recent study released by Translink, which provides new information supporting a subway as the rapid transit...

At Board of Change, community hears that Vancouver's push to become world's greenest city in 2020 is gaining traction

It’s been three and a half years since Vancouver’s deputy city manager Sadhu Johnston made the leap from the green roof of Chicago City Hall to the green vistas of Vancouver. As Mayor Richard Daley’s...

Gung Haggis Fat Choy: photos

At the annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy, Floata Restaurant in Chinatown became a sea of Scottish kilts and shimmering Cheongsam dresses. The event, now a famed tradition (celebrated also in...

Vancouver City Council votes on 2013 budget and talks bullying

The regular Vancouver City Council meeting of Tuesday, November 11, 2012 came to order at 9:37 am. Councillor Raymond Louie gave the welcome and acknowledged that Monday, November 10, 2012 was the...

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson launches official Sina Weibo account

Screenshot of Mayor Gregor Robertson's Sina Weibo page.