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Public Salon 11: February 8, 2012

Shari Graydon | bio Ryan Holmes | bio Wally Oppal | bio Don Alder | bio Miriam Laroche | bio Chan Hon Goh | bio Matthew Soules | bio Michaëlle Jean | bio

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Vancouver’s Languages, Food and Outstanding Citizens to be featured at Greeting Fluency Day

On Saturday, March 31 between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM at the Woodwards building Mowafaghian Theater citizens will taste food, enjoy music, here interesting stories and learn useful phrases of greetings from the many cultures of Vancouver. Minister Harry Bloy and Sen. Yonah Martin will be some of the special guests attending the event. Vancouver […]

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Sam Sullivan in Bogota

Sam Sullivan was recently invited to Bogota, Columbia to speak to several groups related to urban planning, disability and mining. Following is media coverage on his visit.

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Public Salon Wednesday May 16th

Expand your Mind at Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon Wednesday May 16th, 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. 8 Speakers who will Inspire, Provoke and Entertain. Ticket on sale at Tickets Tonight Charles Barber – City Opera Carolyn Chan & Clancy Dennehy – Butoh Dance Dr. Hal Gunn – Inspired Health Jas Johal – Global […]

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February 8th Public Salon Celebrates Vancouver Citizens

February 8th Public Salon Celebrates Vancouver Citizens written by Aleksandra Sagan Former mayor, Sam Sullivan’s latest Public Salon celebrated the city’s citizens. Eight speakers – including surprise visitor the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean – shared stories about how their lives intersect with the city. John Korsud’s Vancouver Community College Band greeted an almost sold-out crowd […]

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Greeting Fluency Session: January 12, 2012

Fifty participants joined us at the videotaping of the January 12 Greeting Fluency Session at the CBC Building Studio 700. Mandarin, Farsi and Spanish were the focus of the evening. The enthusiastic audience learned five basic greeting phrases for Mandarin, Farsi and Spanish and took away specially designed cards to help them use these phrases […]

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Next Public Salon: February 8, 2012

The next Public Salon will be on Wednesday, February 8. To date, the confirmed speakers will be World-ranked Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitarist Don Alder, Director of Matthew Soules Architecture and Professor of Architecture UBC Matthew Soules, Eco Stylist and Founder of Eco Fashion Week Miriam Laroche,  CEO of social media dashboard Hootsuite Ryan Holmes, former Judge […]

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Public Salon 10: November 9, 2011

Charlie Annenberg-Weingarten | bio Dale Mackay | bio Dr. Shimi Kang | bio Dr. V. Petty Sendakur | bio Judy Illes | bio Max Cameron | bio Peter Klein | bio Shannen O’Brian | bio John Korsrud | bio

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The Fourth Wave Conference of Urban Reform

On June 6 and 7, 2012 Vancouver will host a Conference to consider opportunities for urban reform. The title of the Conference is a reference to Three Waves of urban reform that have swept Canada since its founding in 1867. The Conference will consider ideas that could comprise a Fourth Wave of Urban Reform. The […]

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Former Vancouver mayor hosts public salons

Issues include drugs, crime By Andrew Fleming, Contributing Writer, Source: Vancouver Courier November 15, 2011 Three years after being kicked to the curb by his own party, former NPA mayor Sam Sullivan is still active in Vancouver. Ironically, he said he finds it easier to get things done now that he’s no longer in power […]

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