Vision stands proudly with LGBTTQ community to move Vancouver forward

Vancouver – With the Mayor set to kick off Pride Week in the City of Vancouver, Vision Vancouver is committing to keep moving Vancouver forward as a leader in support of LGBTTQ rights, equality, and inclusion.

“At all levels of Vancouver local government, Vision Vancouver has been steadfastly committed to moving Vancouver forward as an inclusive, equal, and even more fabulous city,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson. “Progressive LGBTTQ inclusion policies at the Park Board and School Board, civic status and increased funding for the Pride Parade, and the Host City Pride Mission in Sochi are just a few strong examples of Vancouver’s leadership to build a city that is louder, prouder, safer, and stronger.”

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Vision Vancouver members nominate five new candidates to join Park Board, School Board teams

Vancouver - More than 1650 Vision Vancouver members cast their ballots in the 2014 Vision nomination meeting today, selecting Trish Kelly, Naveen Girn, Sammie Jo Rumbaua and Coree Tull to join the Vision Park Board team in November's election, and Joy Alexander to join the Vision School Board team.

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Vancouver stands for LGBTTQ rights and inclusion

Vancouver – Vision Vancouver is calling upon the NPA to condemn disturbing comments made today by two of its School Trustees, after Trustee Ken Denike (the NPA’s longest-serving elected official) and Sophia Woo convened a press conference to suggest that support for the rights of LGBTTQ students could somehow harm property values.

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Vision Vancouver builds on campaign momentum with new positive outreach

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June 1, 2014

Vision Vancouver builds on campaign momentum with new positive outreach

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Vancouver – In the latest step preparing for this fall’s municipal elections, Mayor Gregor Robertson and theVision Vancouver team are reflecting the diversity of the city with the launch of a significant new ad campaign on local Chinese-language radio and television outlets.

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Former Park Board Chair Niki Sharma to run for City Council with Vision Vancouver team

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Vision Vancouver 

May 21, 2014

Vancouver - Vision Vancouver officially welcomed former Park Board Chair Niki Sharma to its team of City Council candidates today, joining Mayor Gregor Robertson and seven incumbent Councillors seeking re-election in November.

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Mayor Robertson to host Telephone Town Hall, Policy Conference

 

Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is hosting a telephone hall with supporters this evening, followed by a policy conference on Sunday, as the Mayor and Vision candidates further increase their efforts to reach out to thousands of residents in the coming months.

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The Globe and Mail: Robertson’s vision for Vancouver slowly takes shape

 

By Gary Mason

VANCOUVER -- Six seasons in as Vancouver mayor, you’d think Gregor Robertson might be showing the effects of the job. But beyond a few more grey hairs than when he started, the city’s chief magistrate appears as ridiculously youthful-looking as ever, any political scrapes and bruises he’s incurred not manifest in any telling way.

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Andrea Reimer: Let’s act now to ensure the best future for the Downtown Eastside

As Vancouverites, we all care about the Downtown Eastside. No matter what neighbourhood you live in, we all know that we can never be a truly great city until we take care of our oldest and most vulnerable community.

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Building the team to keep up Vancouver’s momentum

2014 will be a pivotal year for Vancouver, with residents facing an important choice between keeping up our city’s momentum with Vision Vancouver or sliding backward with the NPA.

This spring, Vision Vancouver members will be choosing the positive, progressive, and diverse team who will serve as our candidates for Mayor, City Council, School Board, and Park Board in November’s local election.

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Vancouver mayor wants UBC subway line considered of ‘national significance’

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Getting federal money for the $3-billion line unlikely without such a designation, Robertson says

By Peter O'Neil 

OTTAWA — The Harper government needs to be convinced that the proposed $3-billion Broadway subway line to the University of B.C. is a project of “national significance,” Mayor Gregor Robertson said Wednesday.

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