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Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson

Federal budget to deliver significant investments in housing, says minister

In a city where a one-bedroom apartment rents for an average of $1,900 per month, some Vancouverites in urgent need of a home have a new alternative: a room in a portable housing development...
Gregor Robertson and Rueben George

Open Letter from Mayor Gregor Robertson to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Trans Mountain Pipeline: Not Worth The Risk

Olga Ilich to co-chair Mayor’s task force on housing affordability

Up for discussion: Causes of unaffordability, review of usable city land assets and a look at how other cities cope.

Vancouver tosses Greenpeace a 40th birthday party

Environmental activists return to their birthplace with a public party -- on their own "official" day.

A tribute to Lee Matasi

Five years ago, Vancouver lost a young man who encompassed creativity, non-violence, comedy and community. He was an artist. He built a skate park and increased community cohesion. Lee was welcoming...