Green councillors tank nonprofit housing and bikes on Commercial Drive, drinking comes to Vancouver parks and Port Moody embraces the chaos
Democracy takes another hit in the City of Vancouver (or maybe people might just get somewhere to live)
And then there was one as three more councillors (and their entire School Board caucus) leave the NPA.
Ken Sim pledges to abolish the Park Board. He will probably run with the new party A Better City Vancouver. Mark Marissen is running for mayor. And the election is still 18 months away.
The NPA Board drops a bombshell by announcing 18-months out that Park Board Commissioner John Coupar will be their mayoral nominee.
Rental-only zoning bylaws live to fight another day, as does the Olympics and the bike lane in Stanley Park.
We got our hands on the Young Report alleging Michael Wiebe should resign from council
Michael Wiebe’s days in court and “dictator type” land use policy changes.
Madness in the NPA, the approaching court case against Michael Wiebe, some reaction to the federal proposition of a handgun ban, some problems in the planning department and of course affordability continues to be an issue.
The NPA continues to be a trainwreck and Vancouver will make it marginally harder to stand for election.