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A march in defense of public education Sunday April 1, 2012, Vancouver Art Gallery

more photos Monday morning update: Opps, march was organized by Occupy Education. In yet another page in the book of growing inequalities in Canadian society students from the Canadian Federation of Students BC and other supporters of public education rallied at the Vancouver Art Gallery to raise the issue of increased student debt from higher […]

Rally to protect public education, Wednesday March 7, 2 pm, Vancouver Art Gallery

Photos from the rally A rally was organized by Vesta Teachers at the Vancouver Art Gallery this Wednesday March 7, at 2 pm. I participated in the rally in support of teachers and public education on Wednesday March 7 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. There were easily a couple of thousand folks out on the […]

Parents and students rally in support of teachers-Kevin Washbrook speaks on behalf of parents

Photos from parents and students rally in support of teachers

Photos from the rally

Rally today 10 a.m. – Parents rally for teachers & education system, Christy Clark’s MLA office

For immediate release March 5 2012 Parents rally for teachers, education system at Christy Clark’s constituency office. 10 a.m today — Monday March 5 3615 W 4th Ave, Vancouver — the constituency office of Premier Christy Clark. Parents of students in the riding of Vancouver Point Grey will deliver collected letters of support for education […]

Day of Purple to end homophobic bullying

Wear purple to stand in solidarity and show support to those struggling every day through homophobia. This event takes place everywhere. All you have to do is throw on a purple shirt, tie up a purple tie, wear some purple shoes.. Just put some on yourself, somewhere. Candle light Vigil at Emery Barnes Park (Davie […]

My purple letter to Premier Clark and Minister Abbott

Dear Premier Clark and Minister Abbott: I am writing you in support of the Purple Letter Campaign to urge you to ensure there is a province-wide policy in every school in BC, to make schools safe and inclusive for all students and to end discrimination against students based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. […]

Photos from WMBD Bird Walk at Queen Elizabeth Park

More images from the Bird Walk

World Migratory Bird Day Walks in Stanley Park and Queen Elizabeth Park

The City of Vancouver has proclaimed Sunday May 15, 2011 as World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD). Two bird walks have been organized to demonstrate the importance of park habitat in Vancouver to birds on their long migration to location over the world. Two Bird walks on Sunday May 15 at 9 am. Walk One, Stanley […]

Emergency Preparedness motion at Vancouver Park Board

Ellen Woodsworth’s motion at Council With the recent earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand the need for a more comprehensive and extensive emergency preparedness plan to respond to natural disasters is very apparent. While there are agencies such as the City of Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program (NEPP)that are mandated to develop plans with professional […]