I figure Gregor Robertson will be the first and last Vision Vancouver mayor to be elected for some time. That’s because, at this point, Vision appears to have no intention of running a mayoral candidate under their party banner in next October’s municipal punch-up. And I will explain why.
Obviously they don’t think they can win a majority on council if they do. So the object of the exercise is to keep the right-of-centre NPA out of power and maintain what they would call a progressive majority on council.
Full story here: http://www.vancourier.com/opinion/why-vision-and-the-left-will-unite-to-run-one-independent-candidate-for-mayor-1.23144955