News of Mayor Gregor Robertson’s decision to not seek re-election has lit up social media to the point that the outgoing’s mayor’s name is now trending Canada-wide.
Here’s what people are saying:
— Michael Geller (@michaelgeller) January 10, 2018
Well into his third term as Mayor, Gregor Robertson finally does something positive for the city of Vancouver!
— Jill Bennett (@jillreports) January 10, 2018
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 10, 2018
@udibc thanks Mayor Gregor Robertson for his 10 years of public service. We look forward to working with him & his colleagues in the remaining months of this term to continue to address #housing #affordability & make progress on regional #transit priorities. https://t.co/BoMu8wqqvA
— UDI Pacific Region (@udibc) January 10, 2018
Congratulations on your successful tenure as mayor, @MayorGregor! Thanks for your decade of service to our community, good luck!
— Joyce Murray ??? (@joycemurray) January 10, 2018
Mayor Gregor Robertson is a colleague I have enjoyed collaborating with and a strong ally of the @CityofSurrey.
— Office of the Mayor (@SurreyMayor) January 10, 2018
Premier John Horgan also issued the following statement:
“I have known Gregor Robertson for many years. He was a trusted colleague when we worked together as MLAs in Victoria, and he is a valued partner as we work with local governments to make life better for people.
“From transit and transportation, to housing and homelessness, Gregor has been a passionate advocate for people. He can be proud of the work he and council have done to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world.
“On behalf of British Columbians, I want to thank Gregor for his many years of public service and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
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— St. Regis Fine Wines (@stregisfinewine) January 10, 2018