January 16th, 2019 (Vancouver/Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-waututh Territory) -- The City of Vancouver joins cities around the globe like London, England and Los Angeles, California in declaring a Climate Emergency.Read more
Vancouver, BC; October 4, 2018 -- OneCity Council Candidates are calling for the rezoning of former Little Mountain Social Housing to rental-only. OneCity is also calling on the provincial government to renegotiate the terms of the development deal with Holborn Holdings to ensure increased non-market and social housing.Read more
Stewart best choice to unite progressives this election and stop the NPA.
Vancouver, BC; September 19, 2018 – An overwhelming percentage of OneCity members have advised their candidates for city council and school board to endorse independent Vancouver mayoral candidate Kennedy Stewart as the best choice to unite progressives in the October municipal election and stop the NPA.
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OneCity Vancouver Announces Land Value Capture Policy to Address Housing Crisis and Improve Public Transit
Vancouver Coast Salish Territories, July 26, 2018
For too long, financial windfalls from land value gains such as zoning changes, and transit and amenity improvements have gone only to a lucky few. If elected during the October 2018 election, Brandon Yan and Christine Boyle will work to ensure that all of us benefit from land value increases through a Windfall Power policy.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more