Vancouver city council

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...

Ken Lum tells of father's devastating gambling addiction, as moral issues surface at casino hearings

Moral questions surrounding gambling surfaced repeatedly in today's public hearing on casino expansion. Councillors pressed casino proponents hard, eliciting some surprising answers from casino...

Vancouver hates casinos, Vancouver designer states in iPhone video

Lindsay Brown, a local designer says "Vancouver hates casinos" and calls the proposal process around the mega-casino application for B.C. Place "undemocratic." She predicts casino expansion public...

Ending homelessness only 450 units away, report shows

 A report to council today identified that the current gap to end street homelessness in Vancouver by 2015 is just 450 new units of affordable housing. “We know from the data our staff...

Council to consider plan to move bylaw infractions from courts to adjudication

Vancouver City Council will consider a plan next Thursday that creates a more flexible and efficient City based ticket dispute process to replace the Provincial court-based model currently in use...

Regs still tight on tug crew sizes, says Transport Canada

Tug crew guild member stands by claim that risky staffing does occur in Vancouver's port.

BARSTA, proposed Broadway line, and developments around Canada Line

At a meeting this week, Vancouver city council unanimously agreed upon a number of amended guidelines, including reducing emissions and cost-effectiveness, to direct the planning of a rapid...

City Council Approves Bike Lane Trial for Dunsmuir Viaduct

Vancouver's Newest Bike Route? Earlier this month, Vancouver council unanimously approved a motion to create a new two-way separated bike route on the Dunsmuir viaduct. The city is also moving forward