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Dan Fumano

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Dan:

Ex-B.C. Housing directors warn political mudslinging could hurt housing efforts

Two former B.C. Housing board members are defending the Crown corporation against accusations of mismanagement. Read more. → Read More

False Creek, River District set for massive overhauls with council, park board approvals

Construction on a new River District park could begin in 2023, while planning for False Creek park is set to continue through 2024. → Read More

False Creek, River District set for massive overhauls with council, park board approvals

Construction on a new River District park could begin in 2023, while planning for False Creek park is set to continue through 2024. → Read More

Vancouver school trustee-elect faces calls to resign over 'ineligible' status

Newly elected school trustee faces criticism after organizations he directed had charitable status revoked by the Canada Revenue Agency. → Read More

B.C. won't support bid for 2030 Olympic games, citing "extraordinary expense"

Minister Lisa Beare told reporters the Olympics would cost $1.2 billion and $1 billion in risk. → Read More

Formula E: Organizers 'intentionally' failed to host event, class-action claims

Promoters of Vancouver's cancelled Formula E event accepted ticket money despite "intentionally failing to host" the event, a lawsuit claims → Read More

Vancouver election: Where mayor-elect Ken Sim and his ABC party stand on 12 key issues

A look at the promises that Vancouver mayor-elect Ken Sim and his ABC party made on 12 issues before winning Saturday's municipal election → Read More

Vancouver Election Results: Ken Sim rolls over Kennedy Stewart, vows to act fast to add police officers

ABC's Ken Sim will be the next mayor of Vancouver, with his new party sweeping to majorities on council, park board and school board. → Read More

Vancouver Election 2022: Big increase in advance voting, mail-in ballots

Advance voting up by more than 30 per cent in Vancouver over the previous civic election, and up by more than 50 per cent in Surrey. → Read More

Dan Fumano: Many undecided votes up for grabs in Vancouver election's final week: New poll

In the Vancouver election campaign's last week, a new poll shows many voters are dissatisfied, and many undecided on who they will support. → Read More

Vancouver firefighters endorse Kennedy Stewart for re-election

The Vancouver firefighters' union has endorsed Mayor Kennedy Stewart for re-election, along with endorsing 10 councillor candidates. → Read More

Vancouver Election: 12 hot topics and where each party stands

Trying to decide who to vote for in Vancouver? Here is a summary of where the nine parties stand on 12 key issues. → Read More

Ex-police chief believes it's too hard to fire bad cops in B.C. Others disagree.

Ex-VPD Chief Jim Chu says other B.C. police chiefs have been discouraged from firing the small minority of police who shouldn't be cops. → Read More

Feds announce $1.4 billion loan for Squamish Nation’s Sen̓áḵw project

The Sen̓áḵw project will provide rental homes for both Squamish Nation members as well as non-Indigenous residents → Read More

Dan Fumano: Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim proposes hiring 100 cops, 100 nurses, in plan rivals call unrealistic

Rival politicians say the $20 million cost cited by ABC appears way too low → Read More

John Coupar drops out as NPA mayoral candidate for Vancouver

"We will announce our Mayoral candidate at a future date to build on the combined strengths of our accomplished team of candidates," the NPA said in a press… → Read More

North Van patient dies after two days stuck in waiting room of overcrowded, understaffed hospital

Staffing shortages have led to ER closures across B.C. Last week, a Lions Gate patient died after lying in the waiting room for three days. → Read More

'This is just the beginning': First Nations' real estate megaprojects game-changing for Metro Vancouver

Vancouver-area First Nations groups have major plans, in some cases with big-name developers, to build a lot of new housing. → Read More

Disclosure of Vancouver Mayor Stewart's CSIS briefing spurs debate

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart has received both criticism and support for his recent comments about a meeting with CSIS officials. → Read More

CSIS officials briefed Vancouver mayor on foreign election interference

The news comes at a time when alarms are being raised about foreign election interference at the federal level. But an expert says municipal elections could also be vulnerable. → Read More