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Andrew WK "party" polling better than the Conservatives in Vancouver

Andrew WK "party" polling better than the Conservatives in Vancouver

Earlier today we conducted a Wantoo poll asking readers the question "Which party are you voting for in the 2015 federal election?". 279 people have participated so far and the results are... well... interesting.
FREE concerts on buses this Saturday, with one small catch

FREE concerts on buses this Saturday, with one small catch

If you haven't yet paid attention to the longest federal election campaign in the history of Canada, now's the time! This Saturday, October 10th the advanced polling stations open up in Vancouver and between 11am and 4pm a non-partisan group called T
Thomas Mulcair's local hashtag game is tight

Thomas Mulcair's local hashtag game is tight

Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair flew into Vancouver yesterday for some press conference or another announcing some policy things.
Mission man releases zany Youtube video, splits the vote

Mission man releases zany Youtube video, splits the vote

I figured we should post this bizarre video of BC's Wyatt Scott, just in case you haven't seen it yet.
This is (reportedly) Mayor Gregor's new girlfriend

This is (reportedly) Mayor Gregor's new girlfriend

In case you missed it (and you likely did, unless you're a politics nerd) veteran reporter Frances Bula made a post to her blog last week about our Mayor Gregor Robertson's (reportedly) new girlfriend, Chinese pop star Wanting Qu.
Not sure who to vote for in the upcoming election? This @cbcvancouver interactive tool should help

Not sure who to vote for in the upcoming election? This @cbcvancouver interactive tool should help

If you're confused about who to vote for in the upcoming election, you're not alone.
4 newspaper reporters to follow leading up to the #vanpoli election on November 15th

4 newspaper reporters to follow leading up to the #vanpoli election on November 15th

Have you been following the municipal election campaign closely? If not what you're missing is a heated race between incumbent Mayor Gregor Robertson from Vision Vancouver and the NPA's Kirk Lapointe, with COPE's Meena Wong having a fairly strong sho
Who to follow for insight on the upcoming election (@sunciviclee @csmithstraight @howellings @fabulavancouver @cbcstephenquinn)

Who to follow for insight on the upcoming election (@sunciviclee @csmithstraight @howellings @fabulavancouver @cbcstephenquinn)

The City of Vancouver has been releasing some election-related infographics over the past couple of weeks and I found this one from today interesting enough to share.
Vote like a 2 headed goat in the upcoming Vancouver election! #vanpoli

Vote like a 2 headed goat in the upcoming Vancouver election! #vanpoli

Remember last year during the provincial election when we shared THIS SIMPLE GUIDE to the platforms of the parties and encouraged you to vote for whoever you felt best suited you and your political views? Seeing as the NPA just announced their mayora