Hot takes on the US coup, territorial acknowledgements draw controversy, a novel consequence for violating public health orders and the complexities of building a laneway home.
The hosts of Cambie Report and PolitiCoast team up to bring you a special year-in-review of the federal, provincial and local politics news from 2020.
Michael Wiebe’s response to the petition to remove him and a study on the representativeness of neighbourhood associations
Vancouver Council passes its 2021 budget with a 5% tax hike and the police budget frozen.
Climate action, conflicts, decriminalization, police unleashed and Langley off the rails.
Vancouver considers congestion pricing as part of its climate emergency response. The City also faces a hole in its budget that the province isn’t going to fill. Council considers an Auditor General and an Olympic bid and a West Van councillor is in trouble for a dick joke.
A councillor could be removed from office, masks will be encouraged, intrepid data journalism, urbanist hopes dashed, anguish over social housing sales and parking for veterans.
Big money being spent on Facebook ads, a bombshell conflict of interest allegation, a new housing plan, toxic billboards and more.
Anti-homeless rhetoric is spreading in Vancouver & the NPA, rumblings about potential mayoral candidates in Vancouver & Surrey and gondola consultation.
Lawyer Micah Goldberg joins Ian & Matthew to break down the Park Board’s new camping bylaw. Plus NPA drama, housing impasse at city council and byelections in Burnaby.