News
Alyse Kotyk | Gregor Robertson's commitment to rezone a city-owned lot for social housing is a "little victory" says Jean Swanson. There's much more that needs to be done to address the reality of homelessness.
Blog
Meghan Murphy | On June 14, almost 100 people gathered at City Hall to protest Gregor Robertson's lack of action on prostitution in Vancouver.
Blog
Photo: The New York Public Library
Michael Stewart | When property values earn 30 per cent more wealth for Vancouverites than all labour combines, it's time to stop with the platitudes.
News
Photo: wikimedia commons
Soledad Vega | With a federal election approaching, attention should be less on affordable housing and more on getting federal politicians talking about public health care.
Blog
Image: Flickr/kk
Rod Mickleburgh | Vision Vancouver and Mayor Robertson might be back for a third term, but voters' displeasure was clear and loud. What can Vision do to make things right?
News
Michael Stewart | In Vancouver, activists from all manner of grassroots movements have organized themselves under a socialist banner called the "Left Front," and they're aiming to change the face of municipal politics.
Blog
Kim Hearty, Nicholas Ellan | On Monday, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson confirmed his support of the criminalization of dissent.
Blog
Nathan Crompton | For a long time Vancouver elites have struggled to square the circle of how to produce housing affordability without negatively affecting developer profits and property owners’ interests.
News
The first aid tent at Occupy Vancouver. Photo: David P. Ball
David P. Ball | Volunteer medics at Occupy Vancouver, including an emergency room nurse and a first aid responder, prepare to help those hurt by possible confrontations as rhetoric over removing the camp intensifies.
Blog
Michael Stewart | Ashlie Gough is dead. We don't know why this young woman from Victoria came to Occupy Vancouver, but her death has already sent reverberations across Vancouver.
News
Tents at Occupy Vancouver. Photo: Ouno Design/Flickr
Gail Davidson | Following the death of a woman in her tent on Saturday, it is clear that the City of Vancouver should help vulnerable people, not force them out of sight.
Blog
Chris Shaw | The latest FOI release on the Stanley Cup riot responds to various queries about how the City of Vancouver did, or didn't, prepare for a potential riot.