Seeking Office Episode August 27, 2018

How We Got Here: Part 2

7:31pm - 8:01pm

Vancouver's Civic Government

Vancouver isn’t like other major Canadian cities. Unlike the majority of Canada, Vancouver has political parties at the local level and elects councillors to the city at-large, as opposed to specific wards, or geographic areas. And both of these unusual civic features relate and perpetuate one another.

So why is Vancouver so weird and has it always been this way? Not only that, why does this all matter in the context of our 2018 municipal election?