Vancouver Mayor

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

Gregor Robertson | Posted 06.04.2015 | 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 ...

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 que...

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...

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 ahea...

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...

They Don't Make Them Like Art Phillips Anymore

Chris Taylor | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Taylor

Art Phillips would have been 84 this month. He was here, astride Vancouver as a former mayor and member of Parliament and a founder of the investment firm Phillips, Hager & North. And now he's not. I didn't know him by any of those official titles, of course. I only knew him as a stepfather. And today, I remember.

LOOK: Vancouver Mayor DJs Pride Party

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

While Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continues to be criticized for his lack of support for the LGBT community, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Roberston co-hosted a h...

Former Journalist Runs For Vancouver Mayor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former journalist and media executive Kirk LaPointe will be running against incumbent Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson in the next civic e...

Affair Rumours Are 'B.S.': Vancouver Mayor

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson spoke publicly for the first time about his alleged "philandering," and told reporters that no "third party" was invo...

Vancouver Mayor, Wife Confirm Split Amid 'False Rumours'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

To dispel "false rumours being spread online," Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and his wife Amy announced they have separated "amicably." The brie...

Vancouver Mayor vs. Aquarium

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Aquarium is defending itself after the city's mayor expressed his personal beliefs against keeping whales and dolphins in ca...

SUED

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A political rival has launched a civil lawsuit against Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson for alleged conflict of interest, claiming Robertson benefited...

IOC Open To Gay Reform: Tim Stevenson

CBC | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Coun. Tim Stevenson says he received a great reception from the International Olympic Committee in Sochi. Stevenson is in Sochi representi...

Robertson: Ford Crack Video 'Big Distraction'

CBC | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says a video that allegedly shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack is "a big distraction." Robertson ...

Is This Poodle Worth $100,000?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The mayor of Vancouver is not a fan of a seven-foot-tall poodle statue in the city's Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, which was partly paid for by the ci...