Mayor Gregor Robertson

City celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Media are invited to join Mayor Gregor Robertson and guests as the City of Vancouver celebrates National Aboriginal Day. The Mayor will read a Proclamation recognizing National Aboriginal Day in...

Abreast in a Boat at the 2010 Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival

More than 4,000 people participate in the second largest dragon boat race in the world. Second only to Hong Kong's. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson opened the 2010 Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festi

Vision Vancouver celebrates party's successes at fundraiser

It was billed as a chance to mix and mingle with the mayor and Vision Vancouver elected officials. Last night, at a Vision Vancouver fundraiser at Coast Plaza Hotel on Comox Street, Gregor...

VSB chair Patti Bacchus goes to the mat for Vancouver's schools

While trained fighters bloodied each other in General Motors Place in cages yesterday, a genuinely important battle played out elsewhere between the province and the city.

Vancouver, Seattle and Portland sign pact to push for high-speed rail

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Portland Mayor Sam Adams have signed a protocol agreement that will unite the three major cities in the push to secure a high-speed...

At a Bike to Work Week station, cycling maps, free tune-ups, and a host of reasons to commute on two wheels

"We're trying to let people know you can ride a bike in your normal clothes.  You don't have to change your wardrobe.  You don't have to wear florescent yellow," said Talia Fanning, as she...

Vancouver is the world's Green Capital and at Vancouver Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010, the world found out

With an expected 70 million visitors over 6 months and an estimated 200,000 visitors daily, the Shanghai World Exposition has drawn participation from more than 242 countries, cities and non-profit...

McLachlan gives 90 minute concert for 150 at Canon Canada lunch

"So, you're all Canadians?"  Sarah McLachlan asked. "So, I can diss Americans?" Laughter rippled through the Fairmont Hotel ballroom at Canon Canada's gala luncheon for 150 dignataries,...

Vancouver becomes first major Fair Trade City in Canada

On May 6th 2010, the Vancouver City Council passed a motion to endorse an application to become a Fair Trade Town, which has made Vancouver the first major city in Canada to achieve this status....