Six COVID-Related Questions to VSB

The Vancouver Board of Education closed down in-classroom instruction when the BC Government shut down all schools March 17, 2020. So far, no date has yet been announced for re-opening classrooms. It’s a good time to start talking about what public education will look like after the pandemic has passed. According to UNESCO monitoring, about 70% of the world’s student population (well over 1 billion learners) remain out of school as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as of May 1 2020. This is down from over 90% on April 25, but the data is clear: the situation is severe … Continue reading Six COVID-Related Questions to VSB

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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. Continue reading Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents

“Each For All” with Rubin Puga

Morgane speaks about her campaign on “Each For All” with Rubin Puga [Note: This is a re-post of an update from my 2018 Vancouver School Trustee campaign] Too many parents are telling me their child is not getting the education they deserve. You expect more, and I’m here to help. Listen to this segment of Each For All with Robin Puga, as we are joined by City Council candidate Tanya Paz. You’ll hear why I am running as an independent candidate, and why I believe local governance is a collaborative exercise that benefits little from parties or 3rd party vested … Continue reading “Each For All” with Rubin Puga

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Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.

I was “disappointed” to come across a position today by Glenn Schaeffer of the Lutheran Church of Canada in support of conversion therapy, sometimes called reparative therapy. This is the practice of trying to change the sexuality or gender identity … Continue reading Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.