Sullivan term as mayor celebrated in video tribute

A look at Sam Sullivan’s final three years in government at Vancouver City Hall with a view on the way he touched the lives of those around him. As a Voice for Vancouver Sam became the face of the city both locally, regionally and internationally. As an Agent of Change he provided the leadership needed …

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Gentle toast to Sullivan

Board of Trade luncheon honours outgoing mayor by JEFF HODSON/ METRO VANCOUVER As meals went, the Board of Trade’s luncheon to honour outgoing Mayor Sam Sullivan was a bit starchy — all toast, no roast. About 300 people, including Sullivan’s parents and his partner Lynn Zanatta, attended the early afternoon event at the Westin Bayshore …

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Memories are made of this

By Janet Brown, CKNW It was dubbed as a ‘roast’ but out-going Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan was mostly ‘toasted’ during a Board of Trade sponsored luncheon. Wheelchair athlete Rick Hansen was one of many who praised the Mayor especially for his role at the Torino Olympics, “Probably one of the greatest moments was when he …

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Say goodbye, Sam

By IRWIN LOY, 24 HOURS Friends, colleagues and one-time adversaries raised a glass to departing Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan yesterday in a traditional “roast and toast” luncheon that quickly became a love-in. Speakers at yesterday’s event largely left out the roasting from their speeches, instead heaping praise on the soon-to-be former mayor, who was turfed …

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Sam Sullivan pokes fun at himself at roast

Outgoing Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan was held over the flames at a Vancouver Board of Trade roast in his honour today at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. Man In Motion’s Rick Hansen, (right) congratulates Mayor Sullivan. Photograph by : Les Bazso Outgoing Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan poked fun at himself at his own roast yesterday. “On …

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