Vancouver declares a homelessness emergency, a shelter loses its funding, Ken Sim is back, Indigenous youth score a meeting but racist violence is on the rise, Surrey is getting its police and pigeons once more.
Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests shutdown Vancouver, the Throne Speech hints at goodies for Metro Vancouver and we check in how Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey councils. Plus an interview on recent court rulings on ride hailing and the New Westminster renoviction bylaw.
Members of the City’s LGBTQ2S+ Advisory Committee speak about the development of an anti-hate policy
Snow, RapidBus, Annual Rental Report, the crime of being Indigenous in public and pigeon drama.
Matthew talks to former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan
What if an 8.2% property tax increase was too small?
Rebecca Bligh quits the NPA, the chandelier and SkyTrain strike
The Squamish Nation looks to build 6000 homes, Vancouver staff propose changes to rental incentives, protests continue in Burnaby and pigeons threaten to bring down a North Vancouver councillor.
Zoe Ferry returns for a jam packed episode with Matthew in which they discuss the transit strike, the fireworks ban and more.
What happened federally that municipal politics should care about? Matthew is joined by Mark Elyas, a municipal and public affairs consultant with KCD Consulting to discuss the aftermath of the vote.