Vision Vancouver

VO gets together with Ajay Puri to create a curated guide to the city

What to do? Where to go? Follow me...

Mayor Gregor Robertson declares "Canucks Day" at City Hall celebration

Mayor Gregor Robertson, standing with Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini and Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis,  told an enthusiastic crowd today on the back lawn of City Hall that April 27th...

Vision Vancouver Shows Lack of Vision for the West End

Last night, Vancouver City Council voted 6-2 in favour of a 22-storey highrise at Bidwell and Davie. The 210-foot, 20-storey building will have 49 rental housing units and 98 condos. The developers...

Little Mountain's Gentrification: An Interview With Vancouver City Councillor Ellen Woodsworth

I remember seeing Ellen Woodsworth at Main and 33rd supporting residents as they protested against the demolition of their homes. As time progressed, developers became more aggressive with their "...

Civic Affairs

I really wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked into the “Year In Review” forum hosted by previous NPA candidate Michael Geller, largely because I suspected an overwhelmingly NPA supportive crowd...

Councillor Andrea Reimer and the Shifting Paradigm of Homelessness

Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer is an outspoken activist working within the walls of City Hall. The VO's Christable Schaler sat down with her to discuss homelessness and paradigm shifts.

Art Cycle Draw Scores of Eager Art Lovers

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The Real Deal: Experience, Passion, City Councillor Heather Deal

Heather Deal bursts into Kitsilano Coffee on Fourth wearing an Obama for President T-shirt. She has slipped away from the David Suzuki Foundation, a few blocks to the west, where she works part time...

24 Hours Left to Change Vancouver

Subject: 24 hours left to change Vancouver. By the time you read this there are likely 24 hours or less to make change happen in Vancouver. It's been an amazing, tiring, exhilarating and, as of...