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Vancouver: Vision Vancouver and Wei

vancouver: Vancouver TV host and city council candidate Wei Zhang is interviewed by media in his undated Twitter banner photograph, according to Toronto Star. His endorsement was revoked by governing Vision Vancouver on Oct. 19, 2018 the day before municipal elections but he remains on the ballot. Few electoral setbacks could be as dire or poorly timed as losing a key council candidate the eve of an election especially when your central campaign hashtag was The Vision5. Supplied/Wei Zhang Twitter After a decade in power at City Hall, Vision Vancouver had to retire the slogan on Friday heading into voting day when they revoked their endorsement of Wei Qiao Zhang, a self-described community leader and TV host without explaining what exactly had prompted the move. I can't really provide much more detail Information came to our attention that should have been disclosed to the party but was not. The day before election day is pretty much the worst possible time to make a decision like this, said campaign director Ange Valentini in a phone interview Saturday. ( As reported in the news.