False Creek Residents Association

The False Creek Residents Association is an umbrella organization of all of the resident associations bordering False Creek, including my own neighbourhood of Tinseltown, Crosstown, Yaletown, City Gate, Chinatown and South False Creek. Last Wednesday, October 1, they held a … Read more…

Enough Is Enough!

Yesterday at 1:00 pm, Peter Ladner, Laura McDiarmid and I held a press conference to denounce the latest incident of gay-bashing that took place over the weekend. We held the event at the parking lot next to Shopper’s Drug Mart on … Read more…

A Concert To Elect Sean Bickerton

Last Monday evening, I kicked off my campaign with a fundraising concert at the Telus Studio Theatre in the Chan Centre at UBC. The concert featured a recital by internationally-acclaimed Vancouver pianist Avan Yu three weeks before he makes his Carnegie … Read more…

Walk For Life!

The Scotiabank AIDS WALK for LIFE attracts more than 5,000 participants including 400 volunteers, 15 local AIDS Service Organizations and over 100 corporate teams. Last year they raised over $410,000 to provide direct services to 4,400 members. Last Saturday, Tom, Nash, Dr. … Read more…

City Staff Reveal New Ten-Year Arts Plan

Last Thursday I attended a presentation by the Office of Cultural Affairs on a new ten-year cultural plan for the City of Vancouver. One of the best aspects of the plan is a renewed emphasis on service – hence the … Read more…

A Concert To Elect Sean Bickerton!

NEW POST TODAY! … TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT TICKETMASTER! Please join us tonight, Monday, September 22, 2008 at 8pm, for my major campaign fundraising event: a private recital by Vancouver’s internationally-acclaimed concert pianist Avan Yu.  He is one of the most extraordinary … Read more…

Chinatown Night Market

Last night Tom and I were at the closing ceremonies for the Thirteenth Annual Chinatown Night Market, held Friday and Saturday nights from May to September, just steps from our home. Mayoral candidate Peter Ladner and City Councillor Kim Capri both spoke at the packed … Read more…

Davie Day

(Saturday, September 6, 2008)  Today Tom and I were down at the Davie Day Street Festival with Peter Ladner, talking to people, learning about their concerns, and reconnecting with many members of the community. It was a great experience, and … Read more…

Welcome!

Welcome To Tinseltown! The banner image above is the view from our new home in Tinseltown. To me, this is the most beautiful, dynamic and exciting part of the city –  the crossroads of old Vancouver and new. Tinseltown lies right between … Read more…