Courier Comments Feature Sean Bickerton

From Mike Howell, Staff Writer with the Vancouver Courier:   “NPA council candidate Sean Bickerton is new to politics and just beginning to learn more about the NPA’s history and civic scene. Raised in Surrey, the former Victoria Symphony violinist … Read more…

Xtra West Profiles Sean Bickerton

Writer Rob Salerno was visiting Vancouver from Toronto last week and sat down to interview me at the NPA nominating convention. Here are short excertps from that longer interview, available on XtraWest online: ——- “Openly gay candidate for a slot … 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…

Neighbourhoods Need Strengthening

From Frances Bula’s column this morning: “As all you political junkies know, the NPA acclaimed most of the final set of their candidates on Saturday and had a vote-off among the four park-board candidates. But there were also speeches by … Read more…

West Ender Weighs In!

Jackie Wong, writing in the West Ender notes that: “Interest in revitalizing the Downtown Eastside is shared by Sean Bickerton, whose new home in the neighbourhood sparked his interest in city processes. (Back in the city just two years) after … Read more…

FACTOR Helps Canadian Artists

Yesterday we joined friends from the CBC over at the FACTOR offices in Chinatown to adjudicate grants to support new recordings by Canadian artists. I was very impressed by the standard of submission, and with the variety and creativity of the … Read more…

The Tyee Hook Tells All

Geoff Dembicki, writing for The Tyee’s Hook column, reported yesterday on our bid to win NPA backing to run as a candidate for City Council. “Sean Bickerton announced his (NPA) nomination bid on the deck of his Tinseltown condo last Friday … Read more…

Xtra West’s Exceptional Report

In an article headlined: “New Queer Candidate Seeks NPA Nomination“, Xtra West reporter Shauna Lewis writes about my run to win the NPA nod as a candidate for City Council. According to Xtra: “Non-Partisan Association (NPA) Vancouver mayoral hopeful Peter … 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…