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Carr's move to abolish big civic party donations is still in play
Banning big donations would restore faith and public confidence in the decision-making at the council table, says Adriane Carr.
Jul 21st, 2015
Some skepticism following Minister's 'world-leading' spill response plan
According to the B.C. Ministry of Environment, the new land spill response plan will be "world-leading," but two local officials aren't too sure.
Jun 15th, 2015
Vote Green to bring balance to Vancouver's city council: Elizabeth May
One of the best books I have ever read about Canadian political history is a slim volume by Peter Russell, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at University of Toronto. His book, Two Cheers...
Nov 12th, 2014
Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections
Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall.
Nov 6th, 2014
Mayor's Kinder Morgan pipeline fight is about protecting local economy, some say
Vision Vancouver and the Mayor have made it increasingly clear that opposing Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion will be a top priority. Rival NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe is not...
Oct 7th, 2014
Adriane Carr wants public to vote on Vancouver's captive dolphins and whales
Cetacean conversation: Adriane Carr wants the people to weigh in on whales.
Apr 16th, 2014
Vancouver Board of Change panel on women and business
What impact do women have in making businesses more successful and sustainable? This will be the question asked at a Vancouver Board of Change panel called Women & Leadership in the New Economy...
Jun 20th, 2012
Mayor Robertson and Counc. Carr busted in 'greenest city' Scottification scam
Secret tapes reveal shocking hidden cultural agenda for Vancouver.
David P. Ball
Dec 20th, 2011
Is the future Green? Adriane Carr thinks so
2011 Vancouver Civic Election: Representing the newest party on Vancouver City Council, Adriane Carr culminated 30 years of vying for office with a surprise win on Saturday.
David P. Ball
Nov 22nd, 2011
Carr takes surprise council seat as final poll goes Green
Campaign focused on affordable rentals paid off for first-time candidate.
Nov 20th, 2011