Geoff Meggs

Vancouver Councillor Calls For Airbnb Crackdown

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

But one expert doesn't think the website is going to co-operate.

Vancouver Could Learn From Europe To Solve Housing Crisis

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's city planners could learn a thing or two from Europe.


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Five Vancouver residents wanted the two men removed from office for accepting campaign funds from a union.

Gregor Robertson Sues Opponent For Defamation

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

With less than two weeks to go before the civic election, incumbent mayor and Vision Vancouver leader Gregor Robertson is suing opponent Kirk LaPointe...

Vision Vancouver Sells Out Taxpayers For Big Labour Money

Jordan Bateman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

If you're a Vancouver property taxpayer, a chill should be running down your spine.

No, Vancouver Doorknobs Won't Get You Eaten By Bears

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We thought the uproar had settled on a new Vancouver bylaw that kicked in last month and requires all doors in new buildings be equipped with lever ha...

B.C. NDP, Liberal Nominations Reveal Tale Of Two Parties

Mike Klassen | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

If the B.C. NDP have sprung to life, they have a strange way of showing it off, by failing to sign up members and sending experienced candidates packing. In contrast, supporters of the B.C. Liberal Party are showing up in strong numbers and backing A-listers.

Who Else Is 'Secretly Glad' Geoff Meggs Lost B.C. NDP Nomination?

Mike Klassen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

Vancouver City Coun. Geoff Meggs, considered to be a slam dunk to win the Vancouver-Fairview nomination lost badly to former union boss and Sierra Club executive director George Heyman, creating online buzz thanks to its unexpected outcome. What is perhaps most interesting about Sunday's vote, however, is the way it illustrated both the close ties and competing agendas of Vision Vancouver and the B.C. NDP.

Dismal B.C. Voter Turnout In Various Races

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. Liberal party director Mike McDonald made an interesting point on Sunday. Not one to miss an opportunity for a partisan shot given the nature of his political post, McDonald tweeted: "Shocked at low NDP turnout in Fairview. Huge media, high profile candidates, less than 400 voted. NDP support not deep." Despite the dig, McDonald is on to something. But what he's on to isn't pretty and regrettably it ails all political parties in B.C.

Heavyweight NDP Nomination Decided

CBC | Posted 12.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia

George Heyman has been nominated the NDP candidate in Vancouver–Fairview for the upcoming provincial election. The Sierra Club B.C. exe...

Time To Put Vancouver's Streets On A Diet

CBC | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's Affordable Housing Task Force is calling for "thinner streets,” row housing and greater density in its final report, which is to go to c...