Why Meet Bob Kasting at a Pub in Van, When You Could Just Stay Home and Watch TV?
Because you don’t like what Vancouver is becoming,
Because you don’t want the big developer-funded parties to control City Hall.
Because you want to do something about it.
Because Billy Bishop’s on Kit’s Point is a friendly place with good beer and interesting people,
Thursday, October 23 7:30pm
Billy Bishop Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176, 1407 Laburnum Street (at Cornwall) 604 738-4142
Bob Kasting has practiced Administrative Law & Estate Litigation for over 30 years in Vancouver’s Broadway corridor. Bob was the legal counsel who stopped the City in its attempt to put a 12’ asphalt paved bike path through Hadden & Kits Beach Parks. Previously, Bob was the Director of Legal Services for the Department of Justice of the Government of the Northwest Territories, and has served as Chair of the University Endowment Lands Community Advisory Council.
Passionate about Vancouver, Bob is dedicated to how our city will be for the coming generations. Running as an Independent for Mayor, he has no attachments to Big Developer-driven initiatives or other interest groups. Bob will bring civic government back to the unique communities which comprise our beautiful city. He vehemently believes in believes in transparency, community engagement and developing a future for Vancouver that includes all citizens. He is particularly concerned about how our children – and their children – will be able to afford to live in our neighbourhoods.
After taking his undergraduate degree at Yale, Bob went on to the University of Stockholm, where he received a Diploma in Social Sciences, and then to McGill University where he earned his Law degree.
As a child, Bob started breaking national swimming records at the age of 10; at 15 joined the Canadian National Swim team – earning numerous medals and awards. He went on to Yale University, where he captained the Yale University swim team. He won an Olympic Bronze medal for Canada in the ’72 Olympics in Munich, and carried the flag for Canada in the Closing Ceremonies of those memorable Games.
Bob is devoted to his five children, all of whom were educated in the Vancouver, and all of whom have graduated from or are attending university.
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