Car dwellers—how we are failing Vancouver's invisible homeless population

Against the deeply troubling backdrop of our city’s housing calamity, it comes as no surprise that Stanley Q. Woodvine’s article was one of the most popular reads in the Georgia Straight this past week.

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Trustees get failing grade for by not naming school after Alexander Won Cumyow

A group of parents and students at Crosstown elementary were unconvinced that renaming the school in order to honour a historical member of our community was a worthwhile transition.

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Temporary modular housing in neighbourhoods helps kids gain empathy

With the housing disaster reaching surreal levels of chaos, the city’s plans to build 78 units of temporary modular housing in Marpole couldn’t come soon enough. And more is on the way—the province has committed $66 million to fund capital and operating costs for 600 temporary modular homes in Vancouver.

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PRESS RELEASE -- Judy Graves Challenges By-Election Opponents to End Anti-Renter Exclusionary Zoning Across Vancouver

Vancouver BC, October 10, 2017 --  ln the midst of Vancouver’s most unaffordable rental market in history, Judy Graves has called on City Council candidates to support city-wide affordable zoning changes that would open every neighbourhood to building new purpose-built affordable rental and co-op housing.

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OneCity Continues Fight for Campaign Finance Reform, Releases Donors List

PRESS RELEASE -- OneCity Continues 4-Year Fight for Financial Reform, Releases Donors List

 

Vancouver BC, October 11, 2017 -- In keeping with OneCity’s commitment to transparency and financial accountability, OneCity released its list of donors today and again called on the Province to change the rules governing municipal election financing.

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Judy Graves Proposes Immediate Actions to End the Overdose Crisis

PRESS RELEASE -- Judy Graves Proposes Immediate Actions to End the Overdose Crisis

Vancouver BC, October 2, 2017 - Every five hours, one of our neighbours dies from a preventable drug overdose. A courageous response to the overdose crisis is long overdue.

Today, Judy Graves outlined the actions she would take as City Councillor to address the causes of the overdose crisis, strengthen front line responses, make our city safe for everyone, and advocate for change on national and provincial levels.

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How to Vote

We are officially two weeks away from the October 14th by-election. Please continue reading for all the information you need to support OneCity at the polls to help us build a Vancouver for everyone!

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There’s Nothing “Special” About Vision’s Unaffordable Housing Plan

Vancouver BC, September 29, 2017 –  Vision’s proposal to revive the “Vancouver Special” housing model from the 1980’s is another example of the half-measures and too-little-too-late offerings Vancouver voters have come to expect of the current Council.

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PRESS RELEASE - ONECITY PLEDGES TO DEFEND PUBLIC SCHOOL LAND FROM LUXURY DEVELOPERS

VANCOUVER —ONECITY PLEDGES TO DEFEND PUBLIC SCHOOL LAND FROM LUXURY DEVELOPERS

a shuttered school with chairs stacked in a pile

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | 29 September 2017

 

We need to act now to ensure that School Board property is never sold to luxury condo developers.

 

Because public education funding has been under attack for so long, there is extra pressure on the School Board to make up their budget shortfalls by selling off public lands.

 

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OneCity School Board Candidates Celebrate More Union Endorsements

Carrie Bercic and Erica Jaaf, your OneCity School Board candidates for 2017, are honoured to have received the endorsements of associations and unions representing the people working in our public schools:

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