Mayor & Councillor Capri Welcome Provincial Housing Announcement

New units will help achieve Project Civil City objectives Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Kim Capri today welcomed a significant social housing announcement by Premier Gordon Campbell and Housing Minister Rich Coleman. Vancouver’s Civil City Commissioner Geoff Plant also attended the announcement at Vancouver’s Lookout Emergency Aid Shelter. “On behalf of the City of Vancouver, …

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Mayor & Councillors Support Brian Foley Recommendations

Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Elizabeth Ball today confirmed their support for the recommendations made by Brian Foley to end Vancouver’s CUPE strike. The following is a statement from Mayor Sullivan: First I want to recognize the work of Brian Foley and the extensive report he completed. He is a man of great integrity with …

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Mayor’s Communiqué: Vancouver Recognized for “Green” Initiatives

In this edition… Vancouver Recognized for “Green” Initiatives Mayor’s Film Task Force Report Released Al Gore Visit EcoDensity Update Transportation Update Maverick Vancouver, B.C., mayor faces Olympic-size challenge Gold medal city will work even harder Citizen Sam airs Sunday Lynn and I hope you are looking forward to Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family. We …

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Statement from Mayor and Parks Board Chair regarding CUPE Strike

Mayor Sam Sullivan and Park Board Chair Ian Robertson today issued the following statement regarding the CUPE Strike: "This morning, the City of Vancouver’s negotiating teams received recommendations from mediator Brian Foley and are reviewing the implications of his report. We want to thank Mr. Foley for his assistance to the parties over the past …

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Innovative Treatment Programs Proven to Reduce Crime, Homelessness & Public Disorder

Federal Government can support Vancouver priorities with anti-drug strategy: Sullivan Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Kim Capri today welcomed a 34-page City of Vancouver report on innovative treatment for people with drug addiction. Mayor Sullivan also confirmed his intention to invite the federal government to provide funding from its pending anti-drug strategy to support Vancouver …

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Mayor’s Film Task Force Report Released

“Greener” productions and improved communication with residents & industry recommended Mayor Sam Sullivan today released a special Task Force Report on ways the City of Vancouver can improve management of the city’s film industry. The task force was Chaired by Shawn Williamson, CEO of Brightlight Pictures and supported by Councillor Elizabeth Ball. “Ensuring Vancouver’s economic …

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