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Profiling Vancouver's political parties: Fred Harding and the NPA

Talk to Fred Harding about why he should be mayor of Vancouver, and a common theme emerges. "We've got a distinct lack of leadership going on...

B.C. municipalities urge province to take back oversight and funding for diking

There's been a number of calls to action to the provincial government at the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) convention in Whistler this week, from...

Adrian Dix makes no new promises at UBCM to improve doctor and ambulance shortage

Health Minister Adrian Dix acknowledged to hundreds of local politicians across B.C. that "there is a challenge in health care" but stopped short of making...

B.C.'s annual municipalities convention to highlight shortages in health care

For the first time in three years, municipal politicians from across British Columbia will gather in person this week in Whistler for their annual convention."People...

Profiling Vancouver's political parties: Greens

They have the most school board seats, the most park board seats, hold the balance of power at city council, and elected all but one...

Profiling Vancouver's political parties: OneCity

It's one party with just one councillor at the moment, but OneCity hopes for a lot more than incumbent Christine Boyle at city hall after...

Young, female, progressive: 5 Metro Vancouver councillors look back on their first term in office

Over the last four years, there have been a number of trends in local politics across Metro Vancouver: debates over the pace of development, the...

2 B.C. councillors reflect on combined 100 years in local politics as they prepare to retire

When you've been in local government for a half-century, what does retirement look like?"I'm just going to keep on doing what I'm doing. I just...

Doug McCallum's vision of a 60,000-seat stadium in Surrey 'a tall order,' says Rogers Arena builder

It's a campaign promise that's quickly become the talk of Surrey's election. "We are going to build a 60,000-person arena in Surrey. It'll be a multi-use...

Profiling Vancouver's political parties: COPE

Over the decades, things have gotten progressively more crowded for Vancouver's oldest left-wing party. Founded in 1968, the Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) now competes with...

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