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Vancouver City Council wades into NHL dispute

December 11, 2012
Vancouver City Council wades into NHL dispute

Vancouver City Council is doing its part to get NHL hockey back on the ice. Councilor Geoff Meggs put forward the motion that will have the mayor send a letter to the payers and owners imploring them to get back to the table and back to playing. Meggs denies that such a motion from is [...]

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Vancouver city council votes on 2013 budget today

December 11, 2012
Vancouver city council votes on 2013 budget today

Vancouver city council will vote today on the 2013 budget. Global TV BC News

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No more cuts under proposed Vancouver parks budget

December 11, 2012

The Vancouver park board is seeking a three-per-cent increase in next year’s operating budget, which would allow it to maintain current opening hours at its community centres after years of reductions. However, the park board, which receives its funding from the city, won’t finalize its budget until after Vancouver city council approves its own 2013 [...]

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Vancouver city council motion calls for mayor to urge for “speedy end” to NHL labour dispute

December 6, 2012

City councillor Geoff Meggs will introduce a motion next week asking the mayor to write to the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association, urging a “speedy end” to the labour dispute. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Vancouver Councillor praises PoCo over anti-bullying

November 28, 2012
Vancouver Councillor praises PoCo over anti-bullying

Vancouver City Council will soon be debating a motion that proposes looking at opportunities for coordinated anti-bullying action in Vancouver, similar to Port Coquitlam’s “Be Someone” campaign announced Tuesday. Councillor Andrea Reimer introduced the motion, calling for staff to approach the Board of Education, and community groups already doing anti-bullying work to explore opportunities for [...]

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