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.
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…
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…
Well done: Vancouver Pride took a stand UBC and Vancouver Library leaders should have months ago.
Vancouver Pride Society is doing excellent work keeping institutions accountable for discrimination they enable.
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.
Transgender rights repeatedly stand in Canadian decisions
Anti-transgender propaganda a modern version of a ‘whites only’ sign
Audio: Vancouver Rape Relief to be excluded for future contracts until it meets City of Vancouver eligibility criteria on inclusion
On March 13, 2019 the Vancouver City Finance and Programs Committee heard from speakers in favour of and opposed to a grant request by Vancouver Rape Relief. This is the audio of the speakers presentations. The city renewed the grant but listed the organization as ineligible for future funding.
False Creek pump-out service is hiding the real sewage culprit: the city of vancouver
It’s a nice symbolic touch to offer courtesy mobile pumpout for boats visiting False Creek but does little to address the real problem.
I was at a Meghan Murphy / Lee Lakeman event at my public library
I was there, and I hold the Vancouver Public Library and the City of Vancouver responsible for knowingly taking part in Feminist Current and Meghan Murphy publishing hatred to the internet from their facilities.