January 23, 2018

George Affleck says Vision Vancouver is getting its wires crossed

An NPA city councillor says the mayor of Vancouver is using his civic party as a lobby group in the case of securing rapid transit for the Broadway corridor. On Sunday people had a chance to hear the mayor's ideas for transit on the Broadway corridor and to air there own opinions. But it wasn't a city public hearing, it was a Vision Vancouver … [Read more...]

Vision trashes NPA motion to curb park board catering

Vision Vancouver is calling an NPA motion to curb catering at the park board “poorly thought out.” Vice-chair Aaron Jasper says ordering “sandwiches and carrots sticks” only costs about $ 2,000 per year.  He says if commissioner Melissa De Genova's motion is approved, that would take up three times that much in work … [Read more...]

Vision Vancouver calls NPA bridge concerns unfounded

Vision Vancouver councillor Geoff Meggs is accusing the Non Partisan Association of fear-mongering, after a chunk of concrete fell from the Granville Street Bridge over the weekend. NPA councillor George Affleck has expressed concern the city is too focused on tearing down the viaducts, while staff should pay more attention to bridge safety. But … [Read more...]

More evidence of police tunnel vision at Missing Women inquiry

B.C.’s Missing Women Inquiry has heard more evidence of tunnel vision being a problem in the search for serial killer Robert Pickton during the late 1990s. Retired Vancouver police detective Mark Chernoff is backing up earlier testimony that fellow VPD officers, Doug Fell and Mark Wolthers, were convinced another suspect from Alberta was the … [Read more...]

Vision Critical Open House

VISION CRITICAL OPEN HOUSE - VANCOUVER April 4, 2012 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Vision Critical, 858 Beatty Street CALLING ALL TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS! COME VISIT US FOR AN EVENING OF NETWORKING AND A LOT OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES! Vision Critical is continuously growing in size, clients and products, and once again we are looking for the best professionals … [Read more...]

Vision Vancouver spent a bundle in the last civic election.

As several candidates have already done ahead of Monday's deadline, Vision Vancouver has filed its campaign disclosure statements from the fall civic election.  Mayor Gregor Robertson's party raised $ 2.3 million in 2011, and spent $ 2.2 million in the civic campaign.  Donations come from about 2500 individuals and 250 organizations, … [Read more...]

Vision to push for enhanced late night transit

  Vision Vancouver is making a push for more late night transit. Councillor Geoff Meggs says its a bid to fulfill a campaign promise, one he thinks can work, now that Translink is getting a 2-cent a litre gas tax increase. Meggs says we known translink is finally going to have the resources next year to add more service hours right across the … [Read more...]

Gregor’s Vision sweeps Vancouver

Vancouver voters have whole-heatedly embraced Gregor Robertson and his Vision Vancouver team. Robertson has been re-elected mayor after a terrific night for his party, which also swept the top seven council seats, five school trustee seats and five parks board seats. If unofficial results hold up, every single candidate under the Vision banner … [Read more...]

Civic squabble: NPA versus Vision.

  Just days before the civic election, Vision Vancouver's taking aim at the NPA saying if elected the party will boost property taxes by 5% to pay for all it's election promises.  Mayor Gregor Robertson says his party's promises will only result in a property tax hike of roughly 1%.  Robertson says the long and short of it is the NPA … [Read more...]

Larry Campbell endorses Robertson, Vision

Former Vancouver mayor Larry Campbell says he's backing Gregor Robertson and Vision Vancouver in the upcoming civic election. "I just don't think there's any doubt that he and his councilors have the experience and the knowledge to continue on running the city in what I think is a good manner that we've seen over the past three years." He says he … [Read more...]