Blog 37: Burnaby’s “Mother Bear” Mayor gives co-op housing a huge hug

Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan can be a little intimidating at times, especially when he’s taking on other levels or government or someone who he thinks doesn’t have the best interests of his city at heart. He’s unapologetic about that -- in fact he told the local Burnaby NOW newspaper last October that he sees himself as “a mother bear protecting our interests.”

Well, the You Hold the Key Campaign team got a big, huge mother bear hug from Corrigan Monday night when they delivered him and the Burnaby Council the Key to the Co-op to thank them for their support. And if you think we’re exaggerating, just take a look at this video clip: