10 reasons why Stéphane Dion’s 2006 Liberal leadership win was no accident
While Dion’s victory was regarded as shocking or “accidental” by most observers, their analysis would have been very different if they had spent some time paying attention to his key strategic advantages.
BC Election Results Show Public Support for More Homes
Mark Marissen, the mayoral candidate for Progress Vancouver, the most YIMBY of the political parties, summed up the shift: “There was a huge difference in the rhetoric from 2018...
Progress Vancouver Mayoral Candidate on Saturday night stay in a tent at CRAB Park
Mark Marissen is also a mayoral candidate for Progress Vancouver. He joins us to talk about what he's learned following his overnight stay at CRAB Park this past weekend, and how...
“Chrétien and Martin Agree on Marissen”
MARTIN AND CHRÉTIEN AGREE ON MARISSEN - Former prime ministers Paul Martin and Jean Chrétien, who were at odds in their political careers, have agreed on Vancouver mayoral...
B.C. municipal elections: Q&A with Vancouver mayoral candidate Mark Marissen
Four years ago, he was running a campaign for mayor, and now he is running himself. Progress Vancouver mayoral candidate Mark Marissen joins Focus BC host Richard Zussman to...
How Vancouver’s mayoral candidates plan to make housing more affordable
City's next leader will have to unite council around shared vision for reducing rent, ownership costs. Voters in Vancouver's municipal election have been met with an array of...
I’m Mark Marissen, and I’m running for mayor of Vancouver. AMA!
“This election has a lot of candidates and far too much chaos, so I figured I’d come directly to you and answer your questions.”
“A big eye-opener”: Vancouver mayoral candidate spends night in tent encampment
All Vancouver mayoral candidates were invited to spend a night in the Crab Park tent encampment, but only one candidate accepted that invitation: Mark Marissen. The Vancouver...
Vancouver Mayoral Candidate Spent the Night in a Homeless Encampment
Residents of an encampment at Vancouver's CRAB Park have invited every candidate running in the municipal election to spend a night there. So far, only one has taken them up on...
Mark Marissen: “Having fun is a serious business.”
Marissen: "Having fun is a serious business." https://twitter.com/marissenmark/status/1578414596289097731?s=20&t=1ztjk1bKl9tC2NK6aNTdGQ
Progress Vancouver Grassroots Fundraising Gala – Fraserview Hall
Progress Vancouver’s grassroots fundraiser last week at Fraserview Hall was the biggest event in the election campaign so far. Here’s a video produced by students from UBC showcasing the event and our wonderful team of candidates.
UBC Sauder School of Business Mayoral Candidate’s Housing Debate
The high cost of housing continues to dominate headlines in the lead-up to municipal elections throughout Greater Vancouver. How do the candidates running for Mayor of Vancouver plan to address housing affordability, high commercial taxes, and a regulatory process in need of streamlining?