The Globe and Mail on our December speaker, Mayor Robertson!
How Vancouver’s Gregor Robertson weathered the storm
It is a miserable November day and Gregor Robertson is late for lunch. Outside, Vancouver goes about its business under a gloomy grey canopy. On the sidewalks, people bow their heads against the wind and rain, struggling to keep the ribs of their umbrellas from turning inside out.
Out of the darkness emerges a man on a bike. He is no courier forced by the nature of his occupation to be out in such a squall. He is wearing suit pants and dress shoes. As he takes off his helmet his sharp features prompt double-takes among those walking by. His face looks familiar – and it should. He’s the town’s mayor after all…
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