A national treasure has been wounded, says Mayor Sam Sullivan

After touring the weather-ravaged areas surrounding Prospect Point in Stanley Park, Mayor Sam Sullivan committed to working with the Park Board to help restore Canada’s national treasure to its former glory. “You can’t help but feel emotional when you see the damage that Mother Nature has wreaked on what I consider a site of national …

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Community Events, Dec. 19 – Jan. 12

Grey Cup at the BC Sports Hall of Fame Friday Dec 22, 2006 to Wednesday Dec 27, 2006 Location: BC Sports Hall of Fame & Museum (located at Gate A – BC Place Stadium) Contact: Allison Mailer 604-687-5520 Visitors can have their picture taken with the Grey Cup. 13th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Friday …

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Season’s Greetings

As 2006 draws to a close, I want to take this opportunity to wish you and your families the very best for the holiday season. This has been an eventful year for Vancouver, and I believe we have so much to be proud of as a City. As we celebrate another year of Vancouver being …

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Sullivan praises Victoria’s plan for social housing

From the Vancouver Province Mayor Sam Sullivan has welcomed news that Victoria will build a dozen new social-housing projects in Vancouver. B.C. Housing Minister Rich Coleman said last week the province is willing to fund a mixture of supportive housing for those grappling with mental illness, drug addiction and affordable rental housing.

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Vancouver pilots new Municipal Ticket Information system

The City of Vancouver is piloting a new Municipal Ticket Information system (MTI), and Mayor Sam Sullivan is applauding the project as an important mechanism for helping to achieve the objectives of the proposed Project Civil City initiative. The new MTI system will enable City of Vancouver Bylaw Officers and Vancouver Police Officers to issue …

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Vancouver streets home to Canada’s homeless, Mayor tells Ottawa

Mayor Sam Sullivan today concluded two-and-a-half days of meetings with federal Ministers, MPs and Senators in Ottawa, where he continued to put Vancouver’s most pressing needs on the federal agenda in advance of the 2007 budget. Homelessness, drug addiction and public disorder were among the key issues raised by Mayor Sullivan, who has met with …

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