"Will keep speaking out against this pipeline expansion that doesn't make sense for our economic or environmental future."
The city launched Pride Week on Monday.
"... it's important that the rest of the country, our concerns and our successes, are communicated," said Gregor Robertson.
The city is known for diversity, equality, and freedom from discrimination, says the mayor.
"The trade is there, the investment is there. But the opportunities need to be even more explored in Western Canada where we have, perhaps, been less visible."
Gregor Robertson says Canada is an embarrassing laggard on climate change under the Harper government .
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Gregor Robertson's environmental advocacy earned him an audience with Pope Francis earlier this year.
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VATICAN CITY - Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world demanded Tuesday that their national leaders take bold steps at the Paris climate talks this year, saying that may be the...
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The invitation comes in the wake of the Pope's unprecedented encyclical on climate change.
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It seems with every passing day, there is a new story out about Vancouver's red-hot real estate market. As mayor, Vancouver's lack of affordable housing is one of the most complex challenges I've faced at City Hall.
It was on the market for less than a month.
Gregor Robertson listed his home for $1.8 million after splitting amicably with his wife.
Qu Zhang Mingjie's arrest is reportedly linked to selling state properties for personal profit.