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Vancouver mayor says 'more robust review' needed of Trans Mountain

The City of Vancouver is the latest group to launch a court challenge aimed at quashing the National Energy Board's recommended approval of the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. ...

Mayor Gregor Robertson on the passing of Jim Green

Jim Green, defender of the poor, activist, politician, football-lover, died Tuesday morning. He was 68 years old, and was battling lung cancer. "It is with great sadness...

Open source municipalities: twitter, transit and apps a focus of Cities Summit - live blog

Speakers at Cities Summit discuss open source technology and the capacity for social media to help citizens connect with government. Read VO Publisher Linda Solomon's live blog for more updates.

Author opens up about social work, meeting the mayor and the literary life

Vancouver author Michael Christie talks about his social work experiences and on meeting Mayor Gregor Robertson to accept his book prize.

Statement from Mayor Robertson on Jack Layton

The passing of Jack Layton is a tremendous loss for our country and my deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones.  Jack was a fighter who dedicated his life to public service and...

"Leaked" Olympic Village Document Belonged to Ladner

The document that may have ended the NPA's Peter Ladner's chances of becoming mayor of Vancouver belonged to---himself. It was Peter Ladner's. A major rule of good fiction writing when it comes to...