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Vancouver crime stats show city’s getting safer, police and mayor say

July 28, 2013

Vancouver police — and the mayor — say the city is safer now than it has ever been because of a crackdown on violent crime. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Vancouver’s mayor “dismayed” over passing of anti-gay laws in Russia

July 27, 2013
Vancouver’s mayor “dismayed” over passing of anti-gay laws in Russia

The mayor of Vancouver is adding his voice to those expressing dismay over Russia’s passing of anti-gay laws. Gregor Robertson calls the move a “homophobic assault on the fundamental human rights of the LGBTQ community”. He says it will keep many in the community from safely and openly participating in the 2014 Olympic Games in [...]

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Vancouver mayor looks to enhance rail safety in the wake of Lac-Mégantic

July 23, 2013

Mayor Gregor Robertson wants city staff to update council on how its safety protocols can be enhanced globeandmail – British Columbia

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Mayor says train accident could have been prevented

July 15, 2013

Yet another reminder to be careful around rail tracks. The Mayor of White Rock says last night’s tragedy involving an Amtrak passenger train could have been prevented. “She had her earbuds in. Obviously didn’t hear the train, didn’t see it and just stepped right in front of it.” Wayne Baldwin says the woman, jogging in [...]

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Mayor Gregor Robertson’s home sells for $1.95 million

July 14, 2013

Mayor Gregor Robertson’s family home has sold for the $ 1.95 million asking price, his office confirmed Friday. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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