All posts tagged City of Vancouver

Envision the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

An interview with a city sustainability planner.read more

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City and feds fight racism with funds

Calling on the city to "build a safer and more inclusive city where discrimination, where racism, and bullying no longer exist," Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that Citizenship and

New Year’s Eve coverage a sign of things to come

Laments about New Year's Eve celebrations were bound to be negative regardless of what direction the City of Vancouver decided to move towards.

Happy New Year to

Vancouver City Pay for electeds completely out of whack with workload, rest of country

City Hall provides some amazing pay and benefits for staff, but the elected officials don't exactly enjoy the same standard.

A paltry pay increase to the

Vision Vancouver trustees recommend no school closures (in Education)

After months of consultations, and even more of provincial government and school board bickering, the Vancouver School Board’s Vision Vancouver trustees have announced their decision against

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  • A great piece by my friend Ian Davey on the power of change being behind the Rob Ford incoming term.   Here is the key quote of

Geoff Meggs puts up stop sign to push for more cabs

Taxis lined up on Toronto streets is a common occurrence as drivers are really struggling under the weight of higher fares and far too many cabs on

Meggs puts a stop sign to push for more cabs

Taxis lined up on Toronto streets is a common occurrence as drivers are really struggling under the weight of higher fares and far too many cabs on

City chooses operator for social housing buildings at Olympic village (in Housing)

After the province turned down three other non-profit groups, the City of Vancouver chooses the Co-operative Housing Federation of B.C. to manage social housing in Olympic Village Building

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CTV continues its annual hatchet job on the taxi industry

These kinds of images provided by CTV are deceiving and fail to give the entire picture about the state of affairs within the local cab industry.

Every year

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  • This is hilarious, and yet another reason why several local news outlets (according to various sources) will never turn to him for another story ever again. 

Translink wants you to help plan Greater Vancouver

A few minutes early to Translink’s breakfast for bloggers, I listened to the planners compare the public transportation tours in different cities. The Chicago transit tour

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