Longer Election Term Means Better Growth, Development For Vancouver

Longer Election Term Means Better Growth, Development For Vancouver

11.20.2014
With a four-year term, municipal officials will have more time to accomplish long-term goals and offer solid political leadership during...
Kirk LaPointe's Account Of How He Lost Vancouver Mayor Race

Kirk LaPointe's Account Of How He Lost Vancouver Mayor Race

11.19.2014
In mid-March, over lunch, a friend asked my opinion on Vancouver politics and Mayor Gregor Robertson. I wasn’t impressed with him, I...
How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

11.18.2014
To Krause, it seemed suspicious that foundations from across the border were giving money to Canadian groups working on Canadian conservation...
B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

11.17.2014
Saturday was a good day for local democracy in B.C. As one person noted online: "First time in my life I've had to wait to vote in a local...
Gregor Robertson Wins 3rd Term As Vancouver Mayor

Gregor Robertson Wins 3rd Term As Vancouver Mayor

James Keller, The Canadian Press  11.16.2014
VANCOUVER - Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson won re-election Saturday, soundly defeating his main opponent despite indications late in...
Vancouver Voters Pack Polling Stations Amid Tight Mayoral Race

Vancouver Voters Pack Polling Stations Amid Tight Mayoral Race

Andree Lau  11.16.2014
The voting day lineup at Mount Pleasant Community Centre. Vancouver voters showed much more interest in civic politics this year, with...
Is 'Change' Really Coming to Vancouver City Hall?

Is 'Change' Really Coming to Vancouver City Hall?

11.14.2014
It has become clear to me that public opinion has swung hard against Gregor Robertson's team. If their opponents could match Vision's base...

Vision Vancouver Minority With Strong NPA, Green Opposition Is Ideal City Council

11.13.2014
Vision has squandered a great deal of the public confidence that returned it to power in 2011, and it's lost a good deal of mine. My recommendation,...
A Vote For Vision Vancouver Is A Vote For U.S. Interests

A Vote For Vision Vancouver Is A Vote For U.S. Interests

11.13.2014
If anybody can operate pipelines and oil tankers, Canadians can. Proof of this is the track record of the Port of Vancouver which has operated...
Vision Vancouver, NPA Release Donor Lists

Vision Vancouver, NPA Release Donor Lists

11. 7.2014
Vision Vancouver and the NPA have finally released lists of their campaign donors, with just over a week to go before the municipal election. This...
Gregor Robertson Sues Opponent For Defamation

Gregor Robertson Sues Opponent For Defamation

Andree Lau  11. 6.2014
With less than two weeks to go before the civic election, incumbent mayor and Vision Vancouver leader Gregor Robertson is suing opponent...
What To Expect From Vision Vancouver's Third Term

What To Expect From Vision Vancouver's Third Term

11. 5.2014
So what will 10 years of Robertson's Vision government have brought to our city? To understand what lies ahead for Vancouver between now...
Vancouver Aquarium's Political Gaming Is Legal, But Is It Ethical?

Vancouver Aquarium's Political Gaming Is Legal, But Is It Ethical?

11. 4.2014
It is an odd Vancouver tradition that each municipal election brings with it a debate over the fate of the whales and dolphins in Stanley...
We'll Never Know How Much Kinder Morgan Spent In B.C. Municipal Race

We'll Never Know How Much Kinder Morgan Spent In B.C. Municipal Race

10.29.2014
While voters will someday know how much non-profits including Dogwood Initiative spent during the election, as it stands it will forever...