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Mayor Gregor Robertson
Gregor's success fighting homelessness: check the numbers
Vancouver municipal election 2011:: It’s rich to see a Sam Sullivan political operative attack Gregor Robertson for his success in reducing street homelessness after Sullivan’s comparative failure.
Jun 6th, 2011
Musical instrument makers on bikes
It’s a sight to bring a tear to Gregor’s eyes. If a handyman slash drummer is able to manage two careers by pedal power, what’s to stop the cubicle monkeys from following suit?
Jun 1st, 2011
North America’s largest bhangra festival to liven up Vancouver's streets
International teams compete for $10,000 in prizes at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on May 14, 2011.
May 10th, 2011
Mayor and council vote unanimously against casino expansion
Present facility can relocate, but no increase in local gaming without public consultation.
Apr 19th, 2011
City council and mayor should vote against mega-casino project
Vancouver doesn't need a mega-casino downtown. It's the wrong project for the city centre. City planners should focus instead on developing projects that make the city a better place to live, work...
Linda Solomon Wood
Apr 17th, 2011
City Councillors ask tough questions on casino expansion
“I want to be clear that there was evidence of poor money policing in BC casinos, and that the BCLC was fined by FINTRAC more than $700,000. Is that correct?” Councillor David Cadman asked city...
Mar 9th, 2011
Local couple to put the test to Vancouver's first laneway house
Meet Ura Jones and Mike Higgins: human guinea pigs for West House, Vancouver’s first laneway house. The house, both designed and built in Vancouver, aims to incorporate environmentally...
Mar 8th, 2011
Christy Clark becomes BC's second female premier
BC scored its second woman premier in its history tonight, as Christy Clark became the fourth woman in Canadian history to serve as a provincial premier.
Linda Solomon Wood
Feb 26th, 2011
FCM’S Green Municipal Fund announcement for Greenest City 2020 Action Plan
Bob Long, a member of the national board of directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and of the Langley, BC, Township Council, and Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North...
Feb 23rd, 2011
Destination casino not a lucrative idea for the world's most livable city
Vancouver citizens and city council will soon have an opportunity to table their demands for benefits from the new "destination casino" at BC Place. They had better come prepared, because so far,...
Nov 23rd, 2010