Tag: Gregor Robertson

Vancouver proposes 20 new sites to generate 3,500 affordable units, 9,000 jobs — starting now

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson heads to Ottawa today with a list of 20 city-owned sites available for affordable housing,  enough to generate 3,500 units and 9,000 jobs. It’s Vancouver’s answer to Ottawa’s call for proposals to build social and… Read More

NPA pledge to kill Vision’s Rental 100 would be just in time to miss emerging revival of rental construction

Vancouver’s David and Mark Goodman, veteran observers of the rental real estate sector, say last month’s Canadian Apartment Rental Investment Conference confirmed the widespread industry view that Canada is poised at last for a revival in rental apartment… Read More

Robertson supports Vancouver developing sanctuary city or “access without fear” policy

Mayor Gregor Robertson has endorsed a recommendation of his Mayor’s Working Group on Immigration that Vancouver explore the feasibility of an “access without fear” or sanctuary city policy to ensure people living without immigration status continue to access… Read More

Judge tosses out Chernen’s Hootsuite conflict of interest case against Mayor as “abuse of process”

A key case in the barrage of lawsuits filed by political opponents against Mayor Gregor Robertson, Vision Vancouver and the City of Vancouver was tossed out of court today, leaving would-be mayoral candidate Glen Chernen holding the bag… Read More