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Mayor Gregor Robertson congratulates successful Vancouver candidates
DECISION 2011: "By having a diverse range of federal political representation, the issues and concerns of Vancouver’s citizens will have a strong voice in the House of Commons."
Vancouver municipal election 2011:
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
May 3, 2011
Statement from Mayor Robertson on the Federal Election:
“I’d like to congratulate Don Davies, Libby Davies, Hedy Fry, Joyce Murray and Wai Young on winning election as members of Parliament for Vancouver. I know that all of them, despite their political differences, are committed to making Vancouver and Canada a better place for our citizens.
“I am confident that by having a diverse range of federal political representation in Ottawa, the issues and concerns of Vancouver’s citizens will have a strong voice in the House of Commons. As Mayor, I will continue to champion the interests of our city and push for solutions on our most pressing issues, be they increasing affordable housing, investing in clean transportation, or strengthening our local economy.
“Our Council has worked effectively with the federal government in recent years to deliver results for Vancouver, and we intend to keep doing so. I look forward to working closely with all members of Parliament from Vancouver in the months ahead, so that we can keep improving our great city.”