Warm Wishes for the Holiday Season

Please accept best wishes from Lynn and I for a safe and enjoyable holiday season. As we come to the end of 2007, we have been reflecting on the past 12 months and are looking forward to the coming year. We started 2007 reeling from devastating windstorms that savaged Stanley Park — and ended it …

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Preliminary 2008 Tax Target Set at 2.99%

Councillors Scale Back Staff Recommendation for 6% Tax Increase Resolving municipal/provincial fiscal imbalance could allow city to reduce property taxes this year Mayor Sullivan and Councillor Peter Ladner today welcomed a decision by City Council to scale back a city staff proposal for a 6% property tax increase in 2008. Instead, City Council unanimously supported …

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Mayor & Councillors Support Expansion of Ambassador Program

Investment will help meet Project Civil City objectives Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Kim Capri today welcomed the decision of City Council to support an expansion of the Downtown Ambassador Program in Vancouver. The investment will help support the goals and objectives of Project Civil City to reduce public disorder and the open drug market. …

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Mayor’s Communiqué: Promoting Vancouver’s Interests

One of the most important responsibilities of being Mayor is to make sure our city’s priorities are reflected in the Parliament of Canada and BC Legislature. I am proud of the progress we have made over the past two years to secure important federal and provincial commitments to help achieve the five goals we have …

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Mayor Reaffirms Support for Vancouver’s Bid to Host 2009 Juno Awards

Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Elizabeth Ball today reaffirmed their support for Vancouver’s bid to host the 2009 Juno Awards. Earlier today, in Toronto, Mayor Sullivan met with members of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) to promote Vancouver’s bid. “Establishing Vancouver as a premiere destination for arts and culture is one …

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