I’m Seeking the Progress Vancouver nomination for Vancouver Council. Here’s why…
Vancouver needs people to want to stay here but over the last 12 years three municipal governments have struggled to bring results to make our Vancouver affordable. The situation is so serious that there are 12,561 fewer under-18s in Vancouver than there were in 2010. That’s why I’m seeking the nomination with Progress Vancouver for…
Let’s Talk Actually Affordable Housing
Over 27% of Vancouver kids born in 2010 have left the city. Our city needs to do better on livability and affordability so families choose to live here.
Requiring Vaccination At Work Takes Nobody’s Rights Away
Instead of making things even worse and giving hatred room to express itself, protesting Canadian truckers should have helped their unvaccinated colleagues find solutions when the US closed its doors to them.
Temporary Shelter in Parks – Parks Board speaking notes
Without safe, governed spaces with basic services in which campers can stay for extended periods of time, without ensuring the safety of everyone in or near our parks, and without addressing dangerous behaviour, the proposed Vancouver Parks Board bylaws intended to govern temporary shelters offers little that is new that we can believe Parks Board…
Is that cis white female pedestal actually a cage?
Do you really propose a purity test for qualifying as woman enough, or middle class enough, or white enough, or safe enough?
Vancouver Leads The Way: Public Funds Should Never Teach and Reinforce Transphobia.
I am mindful Vancouver City Council members must be facing quite a bit of push-back from Vancouver Rape Relief (VRR) and their supporters as a result of today’s finance committee vote on the staff recommendation to cancel funding of their outreach and education program. On February 26, the City of Vancouver’s Standing Committee on City…
Is There A Place For Populist Far-right Parties in Canada?
Can emerging hard-right populist parties find a meaningful place in Canada’s political ecology without legislation to address discriminatory publications online?
I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban
The federal ban barring monogamous gay men and transgender women from giving desperately-needed blood when others engaged in the same activities freely donate blood is a galling example of what could have been, but for Justin Trudeau and Hedy Fry’s lacking the will to do the right thing.
Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents
The inaction of elected officials such as Liberals Hedy Fry and Sam Sullivan is responsible for the pain Yaletown or Olympic Village parents will feel every day taking their kids to Coal Harbour accross the downtown core.
Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?
Is Canada’s unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK? Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year.