Vision

The cenotaph at Victory Square Park

On November 11, think of voting on November 15

"Yes, the long memory is the most radical idea in this country. It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of that connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision,...
Davie Street community garden photo by Daryl Mitchell via Flickr creative common

Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections

Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall. 

Youth tired of being "tokenized" in Vancouver municipal elections: COPE board member

I am tired of watching Vision and the NPA claim they want to hear youth voices when, ultimately, they only listen to developers.

Cottonwood Community Gardens: oasis in peril

Sometimes a bad idea just won’t go away. Though Vancouver’s future has been looking a lot greener lately, with the expansion of bike lanes and improved municipal composting, I was dismayed to learn...

Vancouver Vote Map comes to the aid of confused voters

2011 Vancouver Municipal elections: Where do you stand on the issues in this election? The West End Residents Association has created a Flash-based app that will help you figure out where you are.

Waste Land, Vision and a Festival of new films from Europe

Can art change people? Waste Land asks the question but does it deliver? (read more)

Michael Geller clarifies his position on Olympic Village social housing

"I'm just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh, Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood." Michael Geller said he can't get that song out of his head lately and he sang it as I photographed him...