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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 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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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

“Dear Lord, please let it be Adrian Dix”


A BC Liberal prays that the NDP choose Adrian Dix as leader

Just prior to the BC NDP deadline for leadership candidates, Vancouver-Kingsway MLA Adrian Dix took

Opposition to Vancouver mega-casino pure political theatre


Could a new mega-casino be heading to downtown Vancouver soon? You bet!

There are times having to watch Vancouver City Council can be very painful. Today was

Olympic Village, False Creek North and the DTES: How best to achieve socially diverse communities?


The north shore of False Creek will have less social mix thanks to Vision Vancouver

This week, Vancouver City Council will consider another major proposal for the North

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

Vision’s homeless shelter for chickens gets plucked – for now


Sun cover March '09: Vision's chickens are back in the news with scuttled shelter plan

It's official, Vision's plans to build a $20,000 homeless shelter for

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

Dr. Moira Stilwell agrees 3-year civic terms long enough


The approachable Dr. Moira Stilwell meets with campaign supporters Saturday morning

Last week CityCaucus.com wrote to each of the candidates vying to become leader of the BC

CityCaucus Redux: CSIS Director Fadden on ‘agents of influence’ in B.C.


Which BC municipal politicians are "foreign influenced"? (video)

Today we're featuring a CityCaucus Redux post

24 Hours: Get ready for Silly Season in 2011


Get used to seeing these voting place signs in 2011

This is my column from Thursday's 24 Hours newspaper...

Are you ready for silly season, folks?

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

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

A Christmas wish to Vision Vancouver from Bruce Allen


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

There's no denying

Vivian Krause interviewed by CKNW Radio’s Michael Campbell


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

After receiving three

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

We support Vision Vancouver proposals to police media, federal agencies


Vision Vancouver says the City should keep a watchful eye on national

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

24 Hours: Vancouver planned ahead for school closures


The Bartholomew Plan for Vancouver circa 1928 – click for larger

The following column ran in 24 Hours newspaper

Vancouver School Board report argues school closures an “immoral” act


How did all this discussion or morality find itself into a VSB staff report?

So much for a day of rest, as this has been a Sunday

Vision decides to make no decision on school closures


A VSB poll shows the public prefers closures over program & staff cuts – photo: Wikimedia Commons

In what has become a surprisingly common practice by Vision Vancouver-led governments,

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

Jang provides another Vision knock against City staff


Kerry Jang puts his foot in it at Tuesday's council meeting - see video

The floor of the city council

Vision caucus stick together through thick and thinning


Leaving Vision's herd may result in banishment to a lonely political wilderness

Say what you will about Gregor Robertson and his Vision caucus, but you certainly can’t fault

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

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