All posts tagged Suzanne Anton

Vancouver delays DTES tower proposal (in Housing)

A controversial proposal to allow 12 to 15 storey buildings in the Downtown Eastside was suddenly yanked from city council’s Thursday planning committee agenda and delayed to gauge public opinion. Read more …

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Happy New Year, Vancouver

Where were you New Year's Eve 2010? We celebrated at The Cultch's burlesque show. Then, off to a dance party at the Waldorf, where we caught up with

Quick hits

Last week I took a much needed break – partially as I mentioned because of a computer melt down, and partially because of a fatigue of pontificating. 

Stuart MacKinnon and Ian Robertson prove their transparent politics

Mackinnon was on the horn last night, while Robertson didn't even bother to show up - much like this picture from the Kerrisdale Community Centre.

An inch

Stuart MacKinnon and Ian Robertson prove their transparent politics

Mackinnon was on the horn last night, while Robertson didn't even bother to show up - much like this picture from the Kerrisdale Community Centre.

An inch

Mayor Robertson’s approval rating dips (in All)

This year promises to be the most-polled ever in advance of a civic election, as various polling companies pile on to what promises to be a hard-fought battle

Comments on the Justason poll

UPDATE: Barb Justason tears a strip off of Mike Klassen from City Caucus for his misleading headline about her poll’s findings.

I would like to offer

Caucus peace one of the hallmarks of Vision’s success

These wo former competitors have since formed a strong working relationship within City Hall, giving Vision peace within the caucus.

The landscape of BC politics right now is

Bill McCreery sums it up best about the NPA’s future

Bill McCreery sits in the background, looking very unhappy at having to sit and be a greeter at the NPA table. His former party

Cross Christy Clark off the NPA wishlist

The next Premier of British Columbia?

Why?  Because Clark is going to make an announcement on her future in the next few days, and there are no indications

No need for temporary weekend taxi licenses; dozens of cabs sitting idle during peak periods

If Vancouver cabs were sitting idle on Friday and Saturday nights for this, I could understand. But this isn't the reason for them being off

Some questions for Suzanne Anton on her Council motions

With no likely seconders for her motion, Anton is likely to spend today's Council meeting buried in her coffee mug. But nonetheless, here are some valid

Suzanne Anton shuns the NPA brand

At one time, Suzanne Anton wasn't afraid to identify herself as an NPA Councillor. My how times have changed...

I know that the NPA is supposed to

NPA faces uphill battle with their future Mayoral candidate

With former electeds like Chiavario, Cowie and Rogers, vcaTEAM had a respectable group of candidates back in 2002. The party's Achilles heal was the lack

Quick hits

  • The position expressed by Paul Faoro in this article with regards to the changes going on at City Hall is very telling.  Why?  Because a top-heavy,

Rob Ford wins in Toronto, but (many) sort of right-wingers here don’t see him as a model

Rob Ford, the un-PC guy from the burbs, is the new mayor of Toronto, in case you didn’t know. Start reading here.

In the meantime, the party that

Rob Ford wins in Toronto, but (many) sort of right-wingers here don’t see him as a model

Rob Ford, the un-PC guy from the burbs, is the new mayor of Toronto, in case you didn’t know. Start reading here.

In the meantime, the party that

Quick hits

  • 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. 

City Caucus and the NPA change gears on bike lanes

The writing is on the wall when it comes to Vancouver's reaction to the ever-emerging biking infrastructure, prompting a new strategy from the City Caucus boys.

The

Gearing up for Vancouver’s 2011 election: fundraisers, nominations and more

The Non-Partisan Association is getting into gear this week for next year’s election with a fundraising dinner — an event they used to hold every year but which

Gearing up for Vancouver’s 2011 election: fundraisers, nominations and more

The Non-Partisan Association is getting into gear this week for next year’s election with a fundraising dinner — an event they used to hold every year but which

If bike lanes are the NPA’s wedge issue, they’re in for a rude awakening

If the NPA wants to run an election campaign on being anti-bike lanes, then they are likely to have their bubble of denial popped come next November.

The

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