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Transgender rights issue flying high during this year's Vancouver Pride Week
Pride Week is underway, including an unsanctioned protest, comedy fest, parade and substance-free party.
Jul 28th, 2015
Jacobs and Florida and Gehl oh my! Who really influences our local politicians?
Still undecided about who to vote for? Second guessing yourself? Who really influences and inspires those candidates who are running for a seat in Vancouver's City Hall?
Nov 13th, 2014
Peter Armstrong, Fraser Institute board members among NPA's big ticket donors
The NPA received 20 per cent of its funding through its president, Peter Armstrong, while Fraser Institute board members contributed generously, according to the party's newly-released donor list....
Nov 7th, 2014
Vanishing Vanhattan: Which candidates have the right ideas when it comes to our local economy and small businesses?
Retail gentrification is causing tension and concern in Vancouver's communities as development continues to displace local serving, locally owned, independent businesses. What can the City do?
Oct 25th, 2014
Mayor Gregor Robertson reveals new housing affordability plan
Mayor Gregor Robertson revealed Vision's new housing affordability plan on Tuesday morning. The platform includes building 4,000 new rental housing spaces, increasing more 2-3 bedroom units, and...
Oct 8th, 2014
Mayor's Kinder Morgan pipeline fight is about protecting local economy, some say
Vision Vancouver and the Mayor have made it increasingly clear that opposing Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion will be a top priority. Rival NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe is not...
Oct 7th, 2014
Vision and NPA woo young voters on the same night
Youth vote targeted for November 15 election.
Sep 30th, 2014
Robertson announces $400,000 Breakfast Program funding plan
Mayor Robertson announces $400,000 boost to struggling healthy-eating program.
Sep 18th, 2014
U.S. election celebrations, Vancouver-style [photos]
Obama's victory was sweet.
Nov 6th, 2012
Vision Vancouver AGM highlights sustainability and progressive policies
Vision Vancouver held its annual general meeting last night on the BCIT Downtown Campus, which featured Mayor Gregor Robertson and board chairs, Constance Barnes and...
May 25th, 2012