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David J. Climenhaga | With come-from-away lobbyists eyeing Alberta, almost any known New Democrat looking for lunch shouldn't have any trouble finding a date.
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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?
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Michael Stewart | The policies and candidates on offer from Vancouver's leftist parties this election are more exciting than we've seen in years -- but greenwashed ennui from Vision threatens to squash them.
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Kaity Cooper | To dispel the myth that city politics don't matter, new blogger Kaity Cooper does your homework for you and highlights four issues you should care about in this civic election.
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Michael Stewart | Vancouver's oldest left-wing party, COPE, attempted to offer an alternative today to the two wealthy, pro-developer, white, male candidates vying for mayor of Vancouver.
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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.
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Michael Stewart | Yesterday, the vast majority of Vancouverites had never heard of Vision Parks Board candidate Trish Kelly. Boy, did that change yesterday.
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Michael Stewart | At a press conference Monday on the steps of City Hall, COPE outlined its "open, fair and transparent" process to "sweep out the back rooms" of Vancouver City Hall.
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Michael Stewart | The November municipal elections are months away, but the jockeying has already begun. A newly formed political party joins usual suspects to attack Vision Vancouver's unfortunate record.
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Nathan Crompton, Tristan Markle, Maria Wallstam | After three days of public hearings, Vancouver city council has approved the Downtown Eastside local area plan, which will weaken protections for affordable housing and will worsen the housing crisis.
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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.
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Maria Wallstam and Nathan Crompton | In addition to failing to place a threshold on rent, Vision’s ongoing policies of facilitating renoviction and rental-demolition show no sign of changing direction.