Vancouver Mayor

Flood Of B.C. Outrage, Protest Greet News Of Kinder Morgan Approval

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"Will keep speaking out against this pipeline expansion that doesn't make sense for our economic or environmental future."

Vancouver Police To March At Pride Despite Black Lives Matter Protest

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The city launched Pride Week on Monday.

Vancouver Mayor Calls Out Alberta's Preferential Treatment In Ottawa

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"... it's important that the rest of the country, our concerns and our successes, are communicated," said Gregor Robertson.

Vancouver Considers Ban On Plastic Bags, Coffee Cups

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada British Columbia

This is neat.

Dump Trump's Name: Vancouver Mayor To Developers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The city is known for diversity, equality, and freedom from discrimination, says the mayor.

Belgian Princess Visits Western Canada To Increase Trade, Investment

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"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."

Vancouver Mayor Trashes Harper's Record On Climate Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Gregor Robertson says Canada is an embarrassing laggard on climate change under the Harper government .

Vancouver Mayor Lands High-Profile Invite To Talk Climate Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Gregor Robertson's environmental advocacy earned him an audience with Pope Francis earlier this year.

World Mayors At Vatican: Climate Change Is Real, Man-Made And Must Be Contained

CP | Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Politics

VATICAN CITY - Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world demanded Tuesday that their national leaders take bold steps at the Par...

Vancouver Mayor Sole Canadian In Group Meeting Pope

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The invitation comes in the wake of the Pope's unprecedented encyclical on climate change.

Give Vancouver The Tools To Level The Playing Field In Housing Market

Gregor Robertson | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Gregor Robertson

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.

Vancouver Mayor's Home Sells For Nearly $2 Million

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It was on the market for less than a month.

LOOK: Vancouver Mayor's House For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Gregor Robertson listed his home for $1.8 million after splitting amicably with his wife.

Mother Of Vancouver Mayor's Girlfriend Arrested In China

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Qu Zhang Mingjie's arrest is reportedly linked to selling state properties for personal profit.

B.C. Mayors Slam Kinder Morgan Over Unanswered Questions

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Kinder Morgan has come under fire from two Metro Vancouver mayors for failing to answer hundreds of questions about a proposed $5.4-billio...

Vancouver Mayor, Pop Star Are Officially An Item

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Gregor Robertson posted a selfie with his new girlfriend on Weibo, a Chinese social media site.

Vancouver Mayor Dating Chinese Pop Star: Report

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, who is separated from his wife, is dating a Chinese pop star, according to a prominent city columnist and blogger. ...

On Affordable Housing, Liquor Laws, Playing The Tuba

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Gregor Robertson, who is running for a third term as Vancouver mayor, logged onto Reddit Thursday to field questions from voters. In an AMA ("Ask Me A...

On $1/Day Transit, Affording Housing, Punting Footballs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Meena Wong, the COPE candidate for Vancouver mayor, sat down to answer questions on Reddit. In an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") format, Wong fielded queries...

Your Questions On Housing, Transit, Horse-Sized Ducks

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Kirk LaPointe, the NPA's candidate for Vancouver mayor, logged onto Reddit Thursday to take questions from the public. In an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") f...

Vancouver Mayoral Candidate Promises More Free Parking

CBC | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver residents could be paying less at parking meters if the Non-Partisan Association takes control of city council in the upcoming civic electio...

Vancouver Mayor Skips Affordable Housing Election Debate

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The first significant debate of Vancouver mayoral candidates was missing a key player: the mayor. Vision Vancouver incumbent Gregor Robertson chose...

Mayor Unveils Plan To Make Vancouver More Affordable

CBC | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver mayoral candidate Gregor Robertson has unveiled Vision Vancouver's plan to make the city more affordable, as campaigning continues ahead of ...

Vancouver's Mayor Likes It Spicy And Other Fun Facts

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson may not be as infamous as Rob Ford other Canadian mayors, but he took the city to the international stage with the 20...

He Goaltends, And Other Things You May Not Know About Kirk LaPointe

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe has a ways to go before he has the name recognition of incumbent Gregor Robertson. But at least he can laugh...