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Canada’s Federal Election 2019
December 3, 2019
Burrard Strategy recognized for high-quality content for three winning local campaigns. “FOUR TOP PICKS” FROM THE 2019 FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN Burrard Strategy was... ...
Welcoming Simrath Grewal
December 3, 2019
Simrath Grewal, Senior Consultant We are very pleased to announce that Simrath Grewal has joined us as a Senior Consultant. Mr. Grewal brings... ...
New university campus for 3,400 students to open at Vancouver House (Daily Hive)
November 19, 2019
When University Canada West‘s (UCW) new campus within the base of Vancouver House opens next year, it will mark the single largest new... ...
What To Do With Granville Island (CKNW)
November 7, 2019
LISTEN to Norm Hotson local architect, and Granville Island business owner explain how there’s a mismatch in leadership with federal oversight of what has become... ...
Roots of Empathy featured on NBC Today Show
October 17, 2019
How baby ‘teachers’ in classrooms are teaching older kids empathy Empathy and the ability to understand the cruelty of a mean comment or... ...
Vancouver’s Granville Island ‘fading,’ at risk of losing creative roots, warns new group (Global BC)
October 14, 2019
A new Vancouver group is warning that Granville Island is losing its creative roots and risks becoming an empty tourist destination.The Friends of... ...
Vancouver Quadra Liberal candidate Joyce Murray posts most inspiring video of 2019 election campaign
October 6, 2019
Every once in a while a political campaign video commands your attention and forces you to watch. The most famous may have been... ...
McMillan Vantage Policy Group welcomes Mark Marissen and Colin Metcalfe
August 3, 2019
McMillan Vantage proudly announces that Mark Marissen and Colin Metcalfe have joined the firm’s Vancouver office as senior advisors. Read More… ...
Burrard Strategy Wins “Best Web Video For A Federal Campaign”
May 13, 2019
On April 25, 2019, U.S.-based Campaign & Elections, the campaign industry’s go-to-resource, hosted its CampaignTech Awards East in Washington, DC, recognizing exceptional achievements... ...
Canada first country in the world to declare a Sikh Heritage Month (Daily Hive)
April 22, 2019
Canada is officially the first country in the world to adopt formal legislation to recognize April as Sikh Heritage Month.The private member’s bill... ...
Surrey’s Vaisakhi parade sees more than 500,000 people, setting new attendance record, GLobal bc
April 20, 2019
The importance of the festival hit new heights this year, with April being designated Sikh Heritage Month in B.C.Surrey-Newton MP Sukh Dhaliwal attended... ...
Burrard Strategy’s Mark Marissen talks post-election landscape
April 18, 2019
Mark Marissen is a guest in The Majority of BC as he talks of the political landscape after the provincial elections. ...
The Dean Welcomes the Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould (CGCT)
January 23, 2019
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, formally announced funding to the Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma in Vancouver.On May 4, 2018, Veterans Affairs Canada... ...
Mark Marissen: YIMBYs will dominate future Vancouver politics
December 7, 2018
VANCOUVER’S HOUSING CRISIS IS THE “NEW NORMAL.” THIS HAS PROFOUND POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS, WHICH HAVE ALREADY SHAKEN UP VANCOUVER’S POLITICS. Prior to the crisis,... ...
Hector Bremner’s Yes Vancouver issues a report card on political parties’ housing policies
October 5, 2018
Before you begin reading this article, realize one thing: the chart above will be disputed. That’s because any time a political party rates its rivals,... ...
Yes Vancouver’s Hector Bremner is winning the video campaign, but will that make him mayor?
September 23, 2018
There’s been something missing from this Vancouver mayoral campaign—and possibly, it can be traced to campaign finance reform. We’re just not seeing that... ...
Michael Lee tosses hat into crowded field of B.C. Liberal leadership hopefuls
September 26, 2017
“My name is Michael Lee and I want to change the future of British Columbia by seeking the leadership of the B.C. Liberal... ...
The redemption of Stéphane Dion
November 4, 2015
Seven years ago, Stéphane Dion resigned as Liberal leader. Today, he joins the Trudeau cabinet as the minister of foreign affairs. ...
Pacific Future Energy recruits former First Nations chiefs to help launch project
December 10, 2014
Pacific Future Energy, undaunted by industry skepticism over its plans to build a B.C. bitumen refinery, has recruited two former national chiefs of... ...
Liberals pull off surprise victory in B.C. election
May 4, 2013
In an astounding turn of events in British Columbia, Christy Clark’s B.C. Liberals have won the provincial election and will retain power for... ...
Mark Marissen: On the mark
June 1, 2007
In America, Mark Marissen would be a star: a man who, for better or worse, battled his foes to usher in a whole... ...