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COPE sees victory in defeat

November 15, 2014

The mood at the Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) election night party was surprisingly upbeat despite the once-dominant political party not getting a single ...

RJ Aquino says result was the beginning

November 15, 2014

As election results trickled in, RJ Aquino’s main message to supporters Saturday night was thank you. He walked to the front of the room to a chorus of “hip hip hooray’s....

Tough campaign for Denike and Woo supporters

November 15, 2014

Vancouver First candidates Ken Denike and Sophia Woo were greeted with cheers by a group of about 40 supporters who gathered at Chinatown’s Floata Seafood Restaurant to ...

Mackinnon hopeful as voting nears end

November 15, 2014

Two hours before the polls closed on the Nov. 15 civic election, Green Party park board candidate Stuart Mackinnon was relaxing at home listening to classical music by ...

Greens look for council breakthrough

November 15, 2014

Roughly 90 minutes before polls closed in the Vancouver civic election, a man on crutches walked toward the voting station inside Creekside community centre while another ...

Lineups reported at Vancouver polls

November 15, 2014

Anecdotal reports of lineups at polling stations across the city have been circulating today on social media as Vancouverites go to the polls in the civic election. If ...

Vancouver schools and the election

November 13, 2014

Education isn’t the hottest subject in the Nov. 15 civic election. The sight of people sleeping on our streets, the cost of buying or renting a home and snarled traffic are...

Shoestring newcomers battled rich opponents

November 13, 2014

Vancouver 1st leader Jesse Johl admits he will be shocked if his upstart party gets a candidate elected to city council or park board Nov. 15. He’ll also be surprised if ...

COPE seeks aboriginal mini school

November 13, 2014

Diana Day wants an aboriginal mini school for high school students in Vancouver. She participated in a parent advisory council, the Vancouver School Board’s Aboriginal ...

Gregor Robertson pleads with COPE voters

November 12, 2014

With only four days to go before the civic election, Mayor Gregor Robertson made a plea Wednesday to COPE supporters to cast a ballot for him to fend off what polls are ...

Burrard Bridge report shows need for repairs

November 10, 2014

While city council spent $12 million on the Point Grey-Cornwall bike lane and the Burrard Bridge’s south intersection, city hall hid engineers’ reports that urged major ...

Opinion: Puzzling out ballot box decisions

November 10, 2014

With only a few days before Saturday’s civic election, I’m still trying to figure out who to vote for. Each of the major civic parties has inherent weaknesses. Vision is ...

Ken Denike, Sophia Woo launch platform

November 7, 2014

Vancouver 1st school board trustee candidates Ken Denike and Sophia Woo say the Vancouver School Board should transfer ownership of the VSB-owned Kingsgate Mall property to...

Candidates face Hastings voters

November 6, 2014

A COPE candidate tried to hand Stewart Brinton a pamphlet prior to an election forum at Hastings Community Centre Wednesday night. Brinton waved him off. “I’ve already ...

Vision Vancouver, NPA in war of numbers

November 4, 2014

Anyone considering voting for Vision Vancouver or the NPA better be good at math, research and the city’s budget history to understand how much each party’s promises will ...

Vancouver Votes: Why you should vote

November 4, 2014

We got better last time around. In the 2011 civic election, 34.57 per cent of eligible voters cast a ballot. That was an increase from 2008 when an abysmal 30.79 per cent ...

Gregor Robertson on the record

November 4, 2014

Mayor Gregor Robertson is seeking a third term at city hall. To achieve his goal, the Vision Vancouver mayor has to beat a cast of challengers, including the NPA’s Kirk ...

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