Collaboration for Change – You are invited!

As part of our ongoing plan to deliver compassionate solutions to Vancouver’s social challenges, we will be hosting a special public forum and Collaboration for Change conference this week. Our special guest will be the Chair of Canada’s Mental Health Commission, former Senator Michael Kirby. You are invited to attend a public session with Mr. …

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Mayor Marks Earth Day With 30 Days of Sustainability Pledge

Better urban planning & increased density can help save our planet – Sullivan Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Suzanne Anton today marked Earth Day with a special 30 days of sustainability pledge. Over the next month they will introduce new environmental measures and participate in special events to promote green living. “Better urban planning and …

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Live Site: Live City

Mayor Sam Sullivan, Councillor Suzanne Anton and Park Board Chair Korina Houghton today updated plans to establish two Live Sites in Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The original concept plan was presented to Vancouver City Council in September. click for images from the Live Site announcement Council has approved an allocation …

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Improving Our Founding Neighbourhoods, New Social Housing, More Buses & UBC motion to Council

Further to recent progress reports and the Five Goals we have established for our government, I am writing to update you on some recent announcements. In this report we are featuring: $10 million to improve Gastown, Chinatown, Strathcona and Japantown New Funding for Housing Projects UBC/Vancouver Integration More Buses for Vancouver Great Beginnings: Old Streets, …

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Latest crime stats for the city of Vancouver released

Source: Vancouver/CKNW(AM980) If you take a look at the latest crime stats for the city of Vancouver you’d think everything’s coming up roses. When comparing year to date over the same time last year total violent crimes are down ever so slightly with fewer robberies and sexual assaults but there were three more murders. As …

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2008 Could Be Record Year for Special Events in Vancouver

Mayor Sam Sullivan and Councillor Elizabeth Ball are recommending City Council approve the 2008 Annual Special Events report later today. In addition to approving a number of ongoing and regular special events for 2008, the report proposes a series of new measures. “These special events help make Vancouver the vibrant and diverse city it is,” …

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Earth Hour in Vancouver Wrap Up

According to a report by BC Hydro, Vancouver during Earth Hour succeeded in reducing power consumption by 3.5%! The video below shows the work of ‘street teams’ raising consciousness on Earth Hour leading up to March 29th. Take further action… SHARE Which {4 One Earth I Will} photo pledge gets your vote for taking action …

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