Sam Wins Nomination!

Sam won the nomination tonight to represent the BC Liberals in next provincial election in the riding of Vancouver-False Creek. Sam was challenged by former MLA Lorne Mayencourt and Vancouver lawyer Brian Fixter. “It is an honour to be selected by the BC Liberal members of this wonderful riding. I look forward to seeking the …

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Voting Day!

Today is the day for all members of the BC Liberal Party who live in the Vancouver-False Creek riding to vote for their representative in the next provincial election. You are selecting a candidate that can win and ably represent your community. Candidate speeches will start at 3:30 PM while voting will take place today …

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Thank You

Wednesday, February 20 is Voting Day. All of you who are members of the BC Liberal Party and live in the Vancouver False Creek riding will be eligible to vote for your representative in the next provincial election.  You must choose a candidate that can win and ably represent your community. It is an important …

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Why Learning a Foreign Language is Beneficial

The world we live in contains a multitude of diverse populations speaking in numerous varied languages. Many countries today, because of increasing urbanization, international commerce, tourism, modern technology and immigration have started to embrace the concept of a society that is more multicultural. Canada is a multicultural mosaic that encourages people to retain their original …

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The Significance of Mining to British Columbia

In 1857 Capt George Richards sailed his HMS Plumper from the Arctic, where he had been searching for John Franklin’s lost ships, to the West Coast. He had been commissioned to assist the British Boundary Commission in surveying the waters between the United States and British Columbia.  When the gold rush started a year later, …

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The Importance of Early Childhood Learning

Most countries in the world offer two to three years of junior kindergarten education before a child enters grade one. Depending on the country, this education is comprised of early reading, writing, mathematics, arts and crafts. These programs are considered very important, since children are at their peak learning years before the age of six. …

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Ensuring B.C.’s Economic Prosperity

For some time now whenever we hear conversations regarding British Columbia’s economy it is prefaced by phrases such as ‘global economic uncertainty’, ‘uncertain times’ or ‘backdrop of uncertainty’.  The phrases are all valid, but more importantly, provide us with a clear sense of urgency in selecting the direction we choose in managing our economy. Both …

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My Time with Sam on City Council

Having lived, worked, played and grown up in Macau, Taiwan, New York and Vancouver, I have come to love this city so much that Yaletown is now the community that I have lived for the longest time in my life. Friendly to new comers, Vancouver made me feel at home ever since I first settled …

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A Short History of False Creek

False Creek plays a central role in the lives of many who live in or visit Vancouver.  Walking, running or riding around the Seawall, taking in an event at BC Place or Rogers Arena, exploring Science World or shopping on Granville Island many don’t know the interesting history of this fabulous area.  How did False …

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