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Louie vs Jang: who will run for NDP in Vancouver-Fraserview?

Jang V Louie in a winner-take-all match for Vancouver-Fraserview MLA – click for larger Thanks to the iron fist of Chief of Staff Mike Magee, Vision Vancouver have not lacked internal caucus discipline. Even COPE councillors Woodsworth and Cadman do n…

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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

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

Yeah, this is nothing like Hollyhock


Diners on the hunt for ethical chicken – a scene from Portlandia

When I first saw the amazing Dream

BC leadership races add tension to civic political scene


Politics in BC is making for strange bedfellows right about now

In what is the wacky world of BC coalition politics, even the slightest shift in the tectonic plates

Sam Sullivan would never have gotten away with that


Frmr NPA Mayor Sam Sullivan was regularly raked over the coals by Vision/COPE

Regardless of what you think of the ten civic politicians that make up the

Gregor’s excuse for last June’s oil meeting not very slick


Yuck! No, it's not Survivor English Bay. It's the molasses people! Photo: PNG

The following is a re-publishing of my 24 Hours column from this week, with

Vancouver city council set for crazy busy week


City Hall wants these orange things to become your New Age fries

As the clock ticks ever closer to the November civic elections in BC, it's likely a number

Community voice to be heard regarding Pandora Street tragedy


The public finally gets a chance to voice their opionion re Pandora St tragedy

Just before Christmas, three men needlessly died in a tragic fire at a flophouse located

Community voice to be heard regarding Pandora Street tragedy


The public finally gets a chance to voice their opionion re Pandora St tragedy

Just before Christmas, three men needlessly died in a tragic fire at a flophouse located

Where’s the Mayor in the Pandora flophouse fire deaths matter?


Leadership means being there in the hard times too – click for larger

On February 24, 2008, standing before a crowd

Pandora Street tragedy deserves independent review


Countless numbers of inspection reports didn't seem to have an impact - why?

Just before Christmas, a tragic fire on Pandora Street in Vancouver took the

Videos local civic politicos won’t want to reminisce


This is the kind of attention Cllr Reimer wasn't looking for as a civic politician

It's been a little over

Predictions for Vancouver politics in 2011: CityCaucus Podcast Pt 5

We pull out our special crystal ball and make some political predictions for 2011

In the final installment of our pilot CityCaucus Cast, Mike and I look

Goodbye 2010! Hello civic election year


Happy New Year to all of our readers!

It's New Year's Eve and the staff at CityCaucus Towers are all grumbling today about the fact we've asked

Pastor joins call for independent inquiry of Pandora Street deaths


The burned out home on Pandora Street where three people died – CBC photo

Yesterday Councillor Suzanne Anton called for an independent inquiry to get to

A Christmas wish to Vision Vancouver from Bruce Allen


Bruce Allen says 'Merry Christmas and a Happy Planet' to Vision

There's no denying

Vancouver city politics in review, Part Two: a CityCaucus Podcast


Homelessness made headlines in Vancouver for all the wrong reasons in 2010

Earlier this week we began to pilot our CityCaucus Cast whereby Mike and

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

Vivian Krause interviewed by CKNW Radio’s Michael Campbell


"Off limits" area targeted by US charities – click to see full version

After receiving three

WikiLeaks reveals cable discussing Vancouver politicos


WikiLeaks releases confidential documents referencing Vancouver politicos

A lot has been said about WikiLeaks over the last few weeks as they have systematically released thousands of confidential

24 Hours: City Hall or Sealed Fortress at 12th & Cambie?


Vancouver City staff put the final touches on the new door to the FOI Manager's office

This is my Thursday column from 24 Hours, which was titled

Vision vs COPE catfight made for good reality TV


Coun. Stevenson: "That's a frickin' lie!" - see video

As Vancouver City Council winds up it's last few items of

Krause gets the big kiss off from Gregor


After months of inquiries Robertson finally supplies his answer

Vivian Krause's attempts to get answers

99 B-Line bus stop renovation from hell demands answers


BC's busiest bus stop was out of commission for two months

As a regular user of the popular 99 B-Line bus in Vancouver, I'm very familiar with

99 B-Line bus stop renovation from hell demands answers


BC's busiest bus stop was out of commission for two months

As a regular user of the popular 99 B-Line bus in Vancouver, I'm very familiar with

Mayor Gregor Robertson’s shaky record on the gang wars


An AK47 was found at the scene of a recent gang shooting in Vancouver

You just knew it was bound to happen in Vancouver at some point. I'm referring

Should Vancouver spend $7 million on another ‘par-tay’?


Time for another party, Vancouver? Be prepared to spend - see video

Should Vancouver throw another costly party? We're not

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

Who is Vision’s Six Million Dollar Man?


Someone's loaning Gregor $6 million for his latest green scheme – may we ask 'who?'

Vancouver Sun City Hall reporter Jeff Lee broke the news this week

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