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Vancouver Hasn: Vancouver and Council Members

vancouver hasn: Since 2008, centre-left Vision Vancouver has dominated council under Mayor Gregor Robertson, who is not running again, according to Toronto Star. This year, newcomers who considered throwing their names in the hat are looking at a rare opportunity. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson poses during a visit to Toronto, Sept. 5. Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star It's really weird, it's not common to anything I've ever seen, said David Moscrop, a political scientist in the department of communications at the University of Ottawa who recently left British Columbia. It operates under a party system and voters elect council members at-large because Vancouver hasn't had wards since the 1930s. The city's political system is already unusual in Canada. ( As reported in the news.