Politics

Can Vancouver Afford Another Task Force?

Can Vancouver Afford Another Task Force?

Vancouver’s newly elected Mayor Kennedy Stewart is asking his four-party council for their trust as he moves forward with a broadly worded motion for a new opioid task force.

Don’t Understand the B.C. Electoral Reform Options? This Video Explains

Don’t Understand the B.C. Electoral Reform Options? This Video Explains

A five-minute explainer video for electoral reform? Yes, please.

Predicting the Vancouver Municipal Election

Predicting the Vancouver Municipal Election

Though the polls seem to indicate a clear choice for mayor, the council race could be tight.

Is This The Year of Women for Vancouver Politics?

Is This The Year of Women for Vancouver Politics?

With seven female mayoral candidates and 62 women running for council, park board, and school trustees, the outcome of this municipal election could launch Vancouver’s Year of the Women.

World’s Handsomest Mayor Will Step Down in October

World’s Handsomest Mayor Will Step Down in October

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson announces he's not running for re-election.

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Forget Vancouver, B.C.’s Future Will Be Decided By The Suburbs

Forget Vancouver, B.C.’s Future Will Be Decided By The Suburbs

With big city problems creeping into the land of cul-de-sacs and single-family homes, suburban swing ridings are set to determine the outcome of the provincial election.

5 Qualities That Make Politicians More Likeable

5 Qualities That Make Politicians More Likeable

In the popularity contest that is politics, winning requires more than just juicy campaign promises: you also need people to like you.

Trust No One: B.C.’s Political Leaders Fail to Impress With Personalities

Trust No One: B.C.’s Political Leaders Fail to Impress With Personalities

With the provincial election inching closer, a new survey commissioned by VanMag shows Clark, Horgan and Weaver have some image issues to overcome.

What It’s Like to Be a Professional Political Pundit in Vancouver

What It’s Like to Be a Professional Political Pundit in Vancouver

The unexpected side effects of getting paid to argue on television.

Vancouver Schools Enter The Real Estate Game

Vancouver Schools Enter The Real Estate Game

Facing a $15 million shortfall, the Vancouver school board is under pressure to cut costs.