Posts Tagged ‘ Fairview ’

Fire crews battle “aggressive” wildfire

July 29, 2013
Fire crews battle “aggressive” wildfire

Fire crews are battling an aggressive wildfire near a Penticton observatory. Officials estimate the blaze is about 50 hectares in size, burning 5 kilometers west of Okanagan Falls. Fire officials say the flames are fast moving, and are burning grass and open timber in the area and gusting winds continue to fan the fire. While [...]

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Robertson says no to taking over as NDP leader

May 18, 2013
Robertson says no to taking over as NDP leader

You can scratch at least of the names tossed around to replace NDP Leader Adrian Dix if he decides to step down after Tuesday’s devastating loss at the polls. Among the candidates rumoured to be in the mix to take over is Vision Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. However, when asked about it, Robertson was quick [...]

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Riding results: New Democrat George Heyman wins a narrow victory in Vancouver Fairview

May 15, 2013

Months of relentless door-knocking and hand-shaking has paid off for New Democrat George Heyman. The veteran negotiator and environmental advocate won a narrow victory over high-profile Liberal incumbent, Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid in what proved a gritty vote-by-vote battle. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Confusion over Clark’s ballot cast in advanced voting

May 9, 2013
Confusion over Clark’s ballot cast in advanced voting

Elections BC may have to investigate whether Christy Clark spoiled her ballot in advanced voting today. Clark was surrounded by media when she visited a polling station in Burnaby. She’s running in Vancouver-Point Grey, but she actually lives in Vancouver-Fairview, so she has to vote for the Liberal candidate there, Margaret MacDiarmid. When she tried [...]

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Vancouver-Fairview: Tough fight for votes in dynamic heart-of-the-city riding

April 29, 2013

Walking around his neighbourhood on the eastern fringe of Vancouver-Fairview, retired Vancouver high school teacher Allan Buium can see change is in the air. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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