Vancouver City Councillor Pushes Vancouver to Declare Climate Emergency


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.

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OneCity calls for Little Mountain Housing site to be rezoned to rental-only

Christine Boyle and Brandon Yan walk through former site of Little Mountain Housing

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.

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OneCity endorses independent candidate Kennedy Stewart for Mayor

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.

Jennifer Reddy, Christine Boyle, Brandon Yan, Kennedy Stewart, Carrie Beric, Erica Jaaf standing in front of a mural of fish

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OneCity believes that every neighbourhood is for everyone

OneCity is proud to launch our 2018 Municipal Election Campaign on a platform to make Every Neighbourhood for Everyone.

OneCity’s “Every Neighbourhood for Everyone” policy will support the building of social, supportive, seniors, and rental housing across the entire city.

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Big Oil Should Pay Their Fair Share

Imge of under the Granville Street Bridge with lines painted indicating the expected rise of sea level due to climate change. Image reads: Vancouverites will pay 1 Billion to protect against sea level rise between now and 2100. Big Oil Should Pay their Fair Share.

Sept 5th, 2018: OneCity Vancouver is demanding that fossil fuel companies take responsibility for their fair share of the world’s climate-changing pollution.

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OneCity's Land Value Capture Policy


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.

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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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