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Homelessness in Vancouver: City staff break down the numbers

Vancouver municipal election 2011: The City's Assistant Director for Housing Policy, Abi Bond, gives some insight on homeless numbers floating around this election.

"We Back the Juice Man"

Local artists teamed up for a collaborative project to show their support for Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vision Vancouver with the launch of We Back the Juice Man website today. "I had a really...

Mayor Gregor Robertson on Occupy Vancouver

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson offers this statement on Occupy Vancouver:   “This Saturday, citizens from across Vancouver and throughout the Lower Mainland will gather downtown for the Occupy...

Evelyn Lau named Vancouver’s third Poet Laureate

The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library and the Vancouver International Writers Festival, is proud to announce celebrated local poet and author Evelyn Lau as Vancouver...

Mayor Gregor Robertson signs Walk21 International Charter for Walking

On Sunday, Vancouverites gathered at Olympic Village for Mayor Gregor Robertson’s opening reception of the 2011 Walk21 International Conference on Walking and Livable Communities.

Stephen Harper suffers defeat, as Supreme Court rules Insite can stay open

Insite, Vancouver's controversial safe injection site, can stay open after a ruling by Canada's top court on Friday. Despite repteated attempts by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to shut down the...

Will Dick Cheney be arrested in Vancouver?

First Sarah Palin, now Dick Cheney. Torture, Haliburton, the War on Terrorism. Cheney is also a stockholder in the arms-manufacturer Carlyle Group. What kind of welcome should Vancouver give him?

Council approves Capital Plan; major investments in housing, parks, transportation

Vancouver City Council approved the 2012-2014 Capital Plan today, which identifies investment priorities for the City of Vancouver over the next three years.  The recommended $702 million plan...

Rocky Mountaineer lockout veers off tracks

Judge slaps union, politicians blast owner, replacement hire whacks passenger.

Vancouver riot review: John Furlong's balancing act

The following piece was first published on August 2. The Stanley Cup riot review, which will be released today, is co-chaired by John Furlong. On the surface, no one seemed to bat an eye when former...