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Jean Swanson during the 2017 Vancouver by-election. Photo: Tamara Herman/flickr
Salman Zafar | Her second place electoral result in Vancouver shows that an unapologetic, undiluted left candidate can do well in Canadian politics
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Jean Swanson. Photo: Tamara Herman/flickr
Alyse Kotyk | With a byelection coming up next month, Vancouver-based activist Jean Swanson is vying for a seat on city council and focusing her efforts on housing and affordability.
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Hamilton, H.G. | On June 24th, 2014, Vancouver city council voted unanimously to formally acknowledge that the city is built on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish Indigenous peoples.
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Redeye Collective | A key feature of the plan to go to Vancouver City Council is the establishment of a no-condo zone in the heart of the neighbourhood.
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Helen Polychronakos | Council to seek community input plus social and economic impact studies over controversial high-density housing proposal which critics say will lead to the gentrification of the Downtown Eastside.
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Am Johal | Former Vancouver City Councillor Bob Williams describes the fight for tenants to be able to run for City Council in Vancouver in the 60s.