In the Midst of Housing Crisis, OneCity Councillor Proposes Low-Income Housing in Every Neighbourhood


September 9th, 2019

In the Midst of Housing Crisis, OneCity Councillor Proposes Low-Income Housing in Every Neighbourhood   

OneCity Vancouver Councillor Christine Boyle is bringing forward a motion to explore allowing temporary modular housing in all neighbourhoods of Vancouver. 

As recent events in Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park have highlighted, Vancouver is in the midst of a housing crisis. A crisis most acutely impacting low-income residents, and Vancouverites already dealing with impacts of the opioid crisis, mental-health illnesses and physical disabilities. New solutions need to be identified and put into action. 

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Thank you... we've come so far

I couldn't help but write this blog post today, because.... DEPUTY MAYOR!!!

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Vancouver School Board Long-Range Facilities Plan - A message from the OneCity Schools Caucus

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.


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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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