® Best of Vancouver 2015

City Life winners

Best political party to represent you in Ottawa

  1. New Democratic Party
  2. Liberal Party of Canada
  3. Green Party of Canada

Year's dumbest political move

  1. OmTheBridge
  2. Transit plebiscite
  3. Bill C-51

Vancouver's claim to shame

  1. Stanley Cup riot
  2. Downtown Eastside
  3. High cost of housing

Best local casino

  1. River Rock Casino, 8811 River Rd., Richmond
  2. Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, 2080 United Blvd.

Best example of city planning

  1. Bike lanes and routes
  2. Olympic Village
  3. SkyTrain

Best place to make a bet

  1. Hastings Racecourse, Hastings Park
  2. River Rock Casino, 8811 River Rd., Richmond

Favourite Whitecaps player

  1. David Ousted
  2. Pedro Morales
  3. Octavio Rivero

Best real-estate agent

  1. Paul Toffoli, 1965 West 4th Avenue
  2. Colin Lo, 51 East Pender Street
  3. Merideth Schutter, 5487 West Boulevard

Best independent mortgage broker

  1. Birgit Holm, 310–130 Brew Street
  2. Gina Best, 1-155 Water Street
  3. Jessi Johnson Mortgage Team, 12–3033 King George Boulevard

Best New Condo Development

  1. Independent at Main
  2. The Spot on Cambie
  3. River District

Best local video-game/animation studio

  1. Electronic Arts, 4330 Sanderson Way
  2. United Front Games, 1128 Homer Street, 3rd floor
  3. Next Level Games, 208 Robson Street