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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.

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?

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.

Mayor and council vote unanimously against casino expansion

Present facility can relocate, but no increase in local gaming without public consultation.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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,...