Mayor Gregor Robertson today announced the Olympic and Paralympic Village in Vancouver has now been certified as the greenest, most energy efficient and sustainable neighbourhood in the world. Today’s certification also confirms that the Olympic Village is the greenest in Olympic history.
Mayor Gregor Robertson today proclaimed February 14, 2010 as Lunar New Year: Year of the Tiger in Vancouver, to coincide with the 37th Annual Chinese New Year Parade in the city’s historic Chinatown.
Mayor Robertson made the proclamation at the City of Vancouver’s LiveCity Downtown site, joined by dignitaries from China and guests from Vancouver’s Asian-Canadian communities.
February 12, 2010
Earlier today, Georgian luge athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili died following a tragic training accident at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
On behalf of the people of Vancouver, I would like to express our profound sadness and heartfelt condolences to Mr. Kumaritashvili's family, friends, teammates, and the people of Georgia who are all dealing with this sudden and tragic loss.
Mayor Gregor Robertson helped welcome Ken Lyotier, the founder of United We Can, into the Yaletown Live Site on Thursday night as he lit the Community Cauldron in Vancouver.
For the past 15 years Ken has helped hundreds of people in the Downtown Eastside through United We Can,
At 4am Tuesday morning, Mayor Gregor Robertson made his way down to the International Broadcast Center near Coal Harbour to visit Matt Lauer and the Today Show on NBC, and do a live interview on America's #1 rated morning show.
The Today Show, which reaches an estimated 5 million viewers each morning, is broadcasting outside the International Broadcast Center this week, with Burrard Inlet and the north shore mountains as a backdrop.