Our report on the finances of Vancouver’s political parties last week left us with a number of questions about Elections BC’s rules. We followed up with Andrew Watson, Elections BC’s […]
Vancouver’s political party finances
The state of political parties in Vancouver
The Young Report
“We have some concerns” wrote City lawyers on Cllr Wiebe’s alleged conflict of interest. And the full Young Report
BC Rental Project spent nearly $40k on Facebook ads prior to provincial election call
A page called the BC Rental Project has spent nearly $40k arguing for private sector solutions to the housing crisis.
Coquitlam’s real land sell off dwarfs hypothetical Vancouver land sales
Coquitlam is set to raise 12% of its budget through land sales.
What’s on Tap March 29
Weekly roundup of what’s going on at the City of Vancouver.
Beyond housing survey responses
Over the past couple weeks we’ve been helping solicit responses from mayoral and council candidates to a survey on equity issues. Housing has taken up a lot of oxygen in […]
Beyond Housing and Affordability: A Vancouver Election Candidates Survey
ResearchCo’s latest survey confirmed that two-thirds of Vancouverites consider housing to be the most important issue facing the city but that doesn’t mean it’s the only issue. In particular, the […]
Who will carry Vision’s torch?
With Ian Campbell stepping out of the race, will Andrea Reimer run for mayor of Vancouver?
The 4.5% problem
Last week, the B.C. Residential Tenancy Branch announced the annual rental increase for 2019 would be 4.5%. Coincidentally, the announcement came the day after my landlord let me know that our rent would be going up the maximum 4% allowed for increases in 2018.