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On civic election day will you be part of the solution or the problem?It is estimated that anywhere from 28-31% of eligible voters will cast their ballot in Vancouver. That means about 70% of you will not bother to take...
  Next Saturday thousands of voters will be marking their ballots in Metro Vancouver In one week from today about 30% of eligible voters will be heading to the polls. For most residents living in Metro Vancouver, they’ll wake up...
What kind of issues should civic candidates be debating over coming weeks If you’re starting to wonder whether there are any other issues to be discussed in this civic campaign besides the Occupy Vancouver squat, you’d be in good...
The new Evergreen Lline will add even more passengers to these lineups soonIf you are fortunate enough to be able to avoid the Broadway/Commercial Skytrain station as part of your daily commute, count your blessings. On any given day, this...
Parents flood Vancouver streets to drive their kids to schools across town Okay summer is now officially over and we’re into the fall season. It’s been a few weeks since we unwillingly put away our flip flops in exchange...
Today's 24 Hours column supports the Province's proposed M.A.G. A few weeks ago Mayor Gregor Robertson told the media that it was “ignorant” for people to think he could find one per cent savings within his billion-dollar city hall...
Thousands of Vancouverites have become instant millionaires - at least on paper Earlier this week, we experienced the second major meltdown of world stock markets since 2008. It’s estimated that trillions of dollars worth of assets evaporated overnight. Yet,...
Watts has come out swinging in support of better transit in Metro VancouverA message from Her Worship Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts came into our CityCaucus.com inbox yesterday and we thought we'd share it with our readers. As you can see,...
Metro Vancouver pours another $220,000,000 tax dollars down the drain for Capilano-Seymour filtration project As part of our regular CityCaucus Redux series, we bring you a story that was first published in February 2009. This week it was announced...
It's been decades since Metro Vancouver residents could vote for regional directorsUPDATE: The Vancouver Sun has reported on the front page today that Metro Vancouver costs will increase by a whopping 44% in the next 5 years. You may want...
Lois Jackson is asking voters to become the Mayor of Delta - again With only a few months left until the civic election in BC, a number of politicians are making some hard decisions regarding whether to remain or...
Carbon Cadman's luggage looking a little worn after all that globetrotting As part of our regular CityCaucus Redux, we are bringing back one of our more popular stories which generated a lot of buzz and travel policy changes over at...
"Everyone will play homelessness politics, that’s the nature of the game" – Kerry Jang (photo: Vancouver Sun)It’s been a day since Metro Vancouver released their preliminary results on the number of homeless living in the region. During that period I’ve...
Can you spot the difference between Vision in 2008 & 2011? It was only moments after NPA city councillor Suzanne Anton announced that she was seeking the Mayor's job when the Vision Swiftboating crew revved their engines. With the party...
Mayor Gregor plants a symbolic vegetable/flower garden on front lawn of City HallThere is no shortage of civic politicians these days who are preaching the “green” gospel. If you don’t recognize them, they’re the ones advocating for a five-cent tax on plastic...
Privatizing garbage pickup can help to cut costs and reduce length of labour disputesTwo words rarely uttered by municipal politicians in Canada in public are “contracting out.”The term describes the situation when work normally performed by unionized public servants is...
Bob Rennie, Pamela Martin, Christy Clark & Harry Bloy MLA at a rally last week Last week we published Dr. Moira Stilwell's response to our urban affairs questionnaire which was sent to each of the BC Liberal candidates vying...
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 Liberal party. So far George Abbott (via Twitter) and Christy Clark have...
How many of these could $20M in new funding operate every year?Last week I made my obligatory trip to the AirCare centre to donate $45 for the privilege of having my vehicle's emissions tested. If you're not from Metro Vancouver,...
This is the kind of attention Cllr Reimer wasn't looking for as a civic politician It's been a little over two years since we launched this blog and we've chronicled much of what has transpired at Vancouver City Hall...
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