Mayor Proclaims “Vancouver Giants Day”

$2.2 million upgrade to Pacific Coliseum & Hastings Park approved: Sullivan Mayor Sam Sullivan today proclaimed today as “Vancouver Giants Day” in the City of Vancouver. Mayor Sullivan read the official proclamation in the City Council Chambers where Councillors were joined by the Vancouver Giants team with the Memorial Cup. The Vancouver Giants defeated the …

Read More →

Review for homeless – Vancouver mayor

The Tri-City News By Sarah Payne Mentally ill people living on the streets may one day be able to call Riverview Hospital home. Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan wants to re-open the nearly 100-year-old facility as a “compassionate solution” for the mentally ill living on the streets. Both the premier and Health Minister George Abbott have …

Read More →

Mayor Sullivan Congratulates Vancouver Giants on Memorial Cup Victory

On behalf of the City of Vancouver, Mayor Sam Sullivan congratulated the Vancouver Giants organization, players and coaching staff for their historic Memorial Cup victory Sunday. Mayor Sullivan also recognized the outstanding work of the host event committee for organizing the most successful Memorial Cup ever. The Vancouver Giants defeated the Medicine Hat Tigers 3-1 …

Read More →

Mayor Invites Residents to Access Home Owner Grants On-line

First time measure makes local government service more accessible: Sullivan Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan today invited local residents to access 2007 City of Vancouver Home Owner Grants on-line. For the first time, taxpayers can complete their grant at www.vancouver.ca/ehog. The City of Vancouver’s On-line Home Owner Grant application system allows eligible residents to claim their …

Read More →

Mayor Welcomes EcoDensity Charter & Invites Public to Provide Input

Sullivan will discuss plan with California Governor next week Mayor Sam Sullivan today welcomed the introduction of a draft EcoDensity Charter and invited local residents to provide input on this important sustainable development initiative. Mayor Sullivan pointed out that EcoDensity has the potential to have a positive impact on the affordability of housing in Vancouver. …

Read More →

Sprawl is our ‘inconvenient truth’

Increasing densities do not have to compromise livability. Look at Vancouver The Globe and Mail Byline: Jack Diamond The two biggest factors determining our personal greenhouse- gas profiles are where we live, and how we move around. The latest census figures reveal growth in periphery municipalities at three times the rate of central cities. The …

Read More →

Mayor Sullivan welcomes former BC Attorney General Geoff Plant as Vancouver’s Civil City Commissioner

Appointment delivers on City Council resolution Mayor Sam Sullivan today welcomed the appointment of former British Columbia Attorney General Geoff Plant, Q.C. as Vancouver’s Civil City Commissioner. The appointment – confirmed yesterday by Vancouver’s City Manager – delivers on an important City Council decision regarding the implementation of Project Civil City. “We have a tremendous …

Read More →

Mayor Sullivan Marks National Day Against Homophobia

Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan confirmed the City of Vancouver will formally mark Thursday, May 17, 2007 as a National Day Against Homophobia. Mayor Sullivan made that proclamation in the Vancouver City Council Chamber during Tuesday’s regular Council meeting. “While we are celebrating success today, we also know there is still more work to do regarding …

Read More →
Page 1 of 212