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A long-shot municipal candidate is doing what big-name B.C. politicians with deep-pocket friends likely won’t. George Pringle, who wants to become mayor of the City of North...
There’s a bit of 2005 in the current race for mayor in the City of North Vancouver. Back then, Barbara Sharp was one of the mayors who were tossed out in the Lower Mainland. In...
Having to choose from a bunch of council candidates with the same family names, some folks in the City of North Vancouver are riffing on "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol....
Not everyone can see what’s on Iani Makris’s Facebook page anymore. Not after political opponents took issue with some of its contents. “I’ve now blocked it off to the public,”...
Richmond mayor Malcolm Brodie cannot complain about the RCMP in his city. According to Brodie, citizens are happy with the service Mounties provide. But that doesn’t mean Richmond...
Around summer last year, Vision Vancouver councillor Kerry Jang was getting scorched by critics. It was all about the term affordable housing, with Jang defining the words for...
A think-tank that looks into demographic and economic issues has had enough of some of the talk around unoccupied homes in Vancouver. Noting that “with recent headlines...
Everyone is going to have to work harder to compensate for three weeks of class time missed during the B.C. teachers’ strike. “It’s certainly going to put pressure on teachers and...
Vancouver mayoral aspirants have offered mixed opinions about a blog site that suggests that a “wave of squatting” might spur municipal action on vacant homes. Kirk LaPointe of...
The Vancouver Cedar Party has lost one of its candidates for council. Lawyer Wesley Mussio withdrew from this year’s November municipal election because he disagreed with the...

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