Sam Sullivan

Philip Owen: There Are No Shortcuts When Running a City

Mike Klassen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

These days Vancouver city hall is twisting itself into pretzels trying to figure out why citizens have stopped engaging with the political process. In my view, Philip Owen was the last mayor to really make a personal effort to get to know the city he led. He wasn't in a bubble created by political aides -- his staff was tiny in comparison to those in office today. Often regarded as a "mayor's mayor," he made himself available to citizens, media, and through a primetime cable TV call-in show.

Sam Sullivan Has Unfinished Business

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER – Sam Sullivan has unfinished business to attend to after losing his own party’s nomination for mayor five years ago. During an initi...

B.C. Election Brings New Blood, New Tactics

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Matt Toner is outfitting condo-dwelling dogs with campaign signs, touting his candidacy for the NDP in the trendy, ultra-urban Vancouver-Fa...

Battleground B.C.

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The campaign to elect British Columbia’s next government begins today. The polls suggest the New Democrats might win in a landslide, but there are n...

Sam Sullivan Reveals His Favourites For VanCity Fair

Cory Ashworth | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Cory Ashworth

Former Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan answers The Proust Questionnaire, designed to expose respondents' thoughts, values and life experiences.

NDP Campaign Going To The Dogs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An upstart NDP candidate is turning to man's best friend to get the word out to condo-dwelling constituents in Vancouver-False Creek. Matt Tone...

SAM'S BACK

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan has won the nomination to represent the B.C. Liberals in the May election in the riding of Vancouver-F...

Liberal Heavyweights Fight For Nomination

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: Former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan has won the B.C. Liberal nomination for False Creek. VANCOUVER - Two of Vancouver's political veterans ...

Ex-MLA vs. Ex-Mayor In Nomination Race

CBC | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Well-known former B.C. Liberal MLA Lorne Mayencourt wants to give provincial politics another shot. Mayencourt is seeking the party's nom...

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.

Former Vancouver Mayor Eyes B.C. Seat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two high-profile British Columbians have thrown in their names for next year's provincial election: one who is the only person ever to bea...