Category Archives: UBC

2018: A year of ups and downs for social justice

This is my last blog of 2018, so now is a good time to reflect on some of the highlights centering on social justice that were significant to me this year. To start, I was so heartened to witness the … Continue reading

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Press release: COPE calls for real public input into a new transportation plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2015 COPE CALLS FOR REAL PUBLIC INPUT INTO A NEW TRANSPORTATION PLAN ——————————— Plebiscite process a mockery of democracy   Now that the people of Metro Vancouver have rejected the transportation plebiscite, the Coalition of … Continue reading

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All we’re asking for is a little r-e-s-p-e-c-t

City watchers are still buzzing about a meeting held behind closed doors last month at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning. It was all about what Michael Geller describes as Vancouver city hall’s “diminishing respect for the importance of … Continue reading

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