Earth Hour: Tonight at 8pm

On Friday Mayor Sam Sullivan signed the following proclamation in support of Earth Hour (pdf). The City of Vancouver lists the actions they are taking in recognition of Earth Hour. The list includes: shutting down interior and exterior lights in City Hall, the East Wing and the VanCity Building – except for emergency lights shutting …

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Mayor supports budget proposal for Community Policing Centres

Mayor Sam Sullivan today confirmed his support for a city budget proposal to invest $979,900 for Community Policing Centres (CPCs) across the Vancouver in 2008. This plan provides for a funding increase and extends the current CPC service agreement for one year. “Community policing centres play a vital role in helping to keep our neighbourhoods …

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For One Earth I Will…

People all over the city are making their pledge to take action against climate change. For more information about Earth Hour visit wwf.ca/EarthHour, or sign up for the Earth Hour Vancouver Facebook group.

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Vancouver Wins Bid to Host 2013 Canadian Conference of Municipal Leaders

Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Suzanne Anton today announced that Vancouver has been selected to host the 2013 Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Annual General Meeting and Municipal Expo. “The FCM’s annual meeting is an excellent opportunity for municipal leaders from across Canada to learn from each other and share ideas,” said Mayor Sullivan. “I …

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