Vancouver Neighbours: Gregor Robertson

Jul 22 2016, 12:21 am

Vancouver Neighbours is an exclusive Daily Hive Vancouver feature in collaboration with award-winning photographer, Matthew Chen, celebrating the diverse individuals that make up our community, one story at a time.


Born is North Vancouver, Gregor Robertson is the currently mayor of Vancouver (elected in 2008) and the co-founder of Happy Planet.

Gregor Robertson

Image: Matthew Chen Photography

“When I was in high school, I played lead guitar in a KISS cover band. Seriously.”

Gregor Robertson

Image: Matthew Chen Photography

“‘Be nice.’ My dad’s advice. Sometimes it’s easier said than done, but damn good advice to live by.”