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Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson announces all roads converted to bike lanes

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson’s campaign platform switched gears Wednesday with a proclamation that he would be reversing bike and vehicle lanes to ease cyclist congestion— effective immediately. 281 more words


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North Vancouver approves 1,000-foot-long water slip-and-slide for Lonsdale

Vancouver’s loss is turning out to be North Vancouver’s colossal gain: on Monday evening, North Vancouver City Council unanimously approved a 1,000-foot-long (330-metre) water slip-and-slide summertime event in Lower Lonsdale. 199 more words


City block renamed Pat Quinn Way to commemorate hockey legend

Vancouver city council has unanimously approved the motion to rename a city block to Pat Quinn Way as a tribute to a hockey legend who passed away last November. 111 more words


Vancouver city council officially approves Pat Quinn Way

A section of Abbott Street next to Rogers Arena has officially been renamed Pat Quinn Way, in honour the late Vancouver Canucks boss.

Quinn, a former Canuck player, coach, general manager and president, died in November following a lengthy illness. 289 more words


Football No Mas and Other Musings

For better or worse the Football season is now over. The frenzy will wane as we move towards spring here in the great Northwest. We will of course have to endure the endless second guessing after the Seahawks blew a golden opportunity to win the Super Bowl. 632 more words

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So Long, It's Been Good to Know You, Libby.....

Libby Davies, NDP deputy leader, won’t run in 2015

CBC News Posted: Dec 12, 2014 1:26 PM ET Last Updated: Dec 12, 2014 7:39 PM ET… 294 more words

Vancouver councillor: staff needs to be more proactive in reno-eviction issue

Vancouver is upping its fight against landlords who try to evict tenants by putting in place a new team to vet applications for renovations and by providing money to a non-profit group that helps tenants fight their evictions. 82 more words

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