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Alyse Kotyk | The now two-tier housing market in Vancouver has split the population into people who have a lot of money and the rest. Two rallies over the weekend demanded immediate action.
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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 | Kshama Sawant, the first socialist elected to Seattle city council in 100 years, spoke in Vancouver on Saturday night on the kind of politics that could transform a city malaised by vacuous debate.
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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 | 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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Michael Laxer | Free transit is an idea whose time has come and there are three truly significant reasons it needs to be front and centre as an ultimate objective in any left municipal agenda in Canada.
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Members of the Left Front | A new Vancouver collective comprised of a broad group of activists from diverse organizations is proposing a number of exciting policies at today's policy convention for COPE.
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Tania Ehret | With Vancouver's condo-friendly landlords seeing dollar signs and not the public good, the fight for community venues seems much more like class war.
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David P. Ball | What's next for Vancouver's ousted Coalition of Progressive Electors? The Left Coast Post investigates.