All posts tagged City Focus

Robbins departure: was she pushed or did she jump?

Darlene Heidemann’s GlobalTV story gets right to the issue – see video It’s truly been a crazy 24 hours over at Vancouver City Hall. Once again, Mayor Gregor has been hiding under his desk while senior staffers are running around trying to spin their …

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Senior staffer takes fall for Pandora fire, City claims Robbins “quit”

Richmond brings back the spirit of O Zone

The beautiful outdoor ice track at last year's O Zone in Richmond

On Friday the Province and City of Vancouver will announce their plans for a one-year

The Stanley Park Children’s Farmyard: McCardell’s Lament

GlobalTV's Mike McCardell on the final days of the Stanley Park Petting Zoo

Governments have to make tough decisions sometimes. The Vancouver Park Board decided to strike

Abundance of heritage homes in historic Queens Park

A photo tour of Queens Park in New Westminster

It was such a beautiful day in my neighbourhood that I decided to take a walk and snap

BC Liberal leadership candidates: What’s your position on urban issues? poses some questions to BC Liberal leadership candidates

Both the BC Liberal and NDP parties are about to get new a leader in a few

Fatal east side fire raises questions on City enforcement

GlobalTV's top story focuses on the east side home where three died

Only two days before Christmas eve three men

A sinkhole of another sort for Vancouver small businesses

GlobalTV reports on the impact the big hole has had on small biz

Vancouver's massive sinkhole is sucking more

Governing through a “gender lens” slows process, says Vision councillor

Kerry Jang tells a crowd that citizen committees are creating silos – see video

So which is it? Does

Showing respect in a diverse city

We can all talk to each other if we have the tools

In the city, in the city
In the city there's a thousand things I want to

Vancouver media gag policy creates Pyongyang City Hall

Has Vision's crackdown on communication from City Hall gone too far?

It was a delicious bit of radio to wake up to

Ice skating returns to Robson Square December 5th!

One of the most popular venues during the 2010 Games is coming back – click for larger


Kerry Jang describes Vision housing strategy in revealing video

Jang & Reimer discuss their housing strategy with DTES activists – see video

In the new world of social

Why Vancouverites hate tree cutters

Public opinion regarding cutting down trees in Vancouver is pretty clear cut

There are plenty of sins that if you get caught will damage your personal reputation. But in

Bloedel Conservatory brightens up for Christmas

Bloedel Conservatory gives the dome a little sparkle over the holiday season

It's been a challenging year for the Bloedel Conservatory and its fans. Threatened with closure

Poll shows that with mayoral candidate NPA tied with Vision

Vision's mishandling of the Olympic Village (as seen in Oct. '09) has hurt their re-election chances

In this morning's Globe and Mail, City Hall watcher Frances Bula

FD Element back in the news over lucrative PR contract

When you're selling this, apparently you need professional help – click for larger


FD Element back in the news over lucrative PR contract

When you're selling this, apparently you need professional help – click for larger


Bula: “This is unprecedented and a sad day for everyone who covers the hall”

Globe & Mail reporter Frances Bula is a veteran City Hall reporter

Frances Bula would appear to have had enough of Vision's controlling system of spin control.

Chuck Davis 1935-2010

Davis in his element – Photo: Les Bazso, PNG, Vancouver Sun

We are saddened by the news of the passing of Vancouver historian & broadcaster Chuck Davis this

City of Vancouver puts Olympic Village into receivership

The Olympic Village is now a public relations "boondoggle" for Mayor Gregor

UPDATE: Be sure to follow our tweets as details on this story

Chief Electrician’s job to be replaced at equal pay grade

CTV's Lisa Rossington originally reported Tsisserev's firing on Feb. 6th – see video

Late last winter as Vancouver's

VANOC Headquarters: They can run, but they can’t hide!

Royal Canadian Mint to set up store in downtown Vancouver

People love money – that's why the Mint's coming back to Vancouver

"You can keep your Marxist ways, but it's

Vancouver’s Freedom of Information officer quits

It's a sad day at City Hall at the news Paul Hancock has resigned has learned that on Friday Vancouver's City Clerk responsible for Freedom of

Halloween rebellion

Heh. Boo.

Remember the Anti-Poverty Committee? Probably not as they've fallen by the wayside and remain only as the answer to a Millennial trivia quiz. The APC

Vision ‘chickens out’ on Sunset Beach community garden

There were plenty of angry birds residents who didn't want a beachfront veggie patch

We've just learned that the Vancouver Park Board has rejected the idea of a community

Taxpayers funding project of Vision Vancouver insider, says NPA’s Anton

Crankin' up the rhetoric on taxes – Gregor won't admit to poor spending choices

Tongues were clucking loudly on

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