Here’s why you should care about the Vancouver School Board Long-Range Facilities Plan - whether you have kids in school, or not: A message from the OneCity Schools Caucus
The Long-Range Facilities Plan (LRFP) was recently released by the Vancouver School Board. It's the first piece of information released about the VSB's plans for exploring school consolidation and closures. There are 28 schools on the list - 6 secondary, and 22 elementary. Some are on the list because they might be closed; others are on the list because they might become "consolidation sites" - bureaucratic speak for schools that might grow to host displaced students.
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