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The Ford Pinto

Pinto, 48″x48″, acrylic, on recovered plywood. My memories of the Ford Pinto are from my Dad’s car pool pal “Curly” Kennedy who owned one. Curly was a giant of a man in many ways. As a boy, when I was sent out to tell him that my Dad would be right out, I would tease […]

1970 Pontiac Station Wagon

There are a plethora of stories embedded in every car. Whether it’s the thinking behind the design or our personal tales of our relationship to the car, memories and histories are the substance of a fascinating narrative. One of the more exciting cars that my family owned when I was growing up was the 1970 […]

The Park Board is integral to becoming the greenest city in the world

FROM CREATING MORE inclusive community centres to developing great parks, public space is integral to making Vancouver the greenest city in the world by the year 2020. I am running for the Vancouver park board with Vision Vancouver to participate in creating great public spaces for people, habitat, urban wildlife, and our pets. I want […]

VOTE this Sunday June 22, 9 am- 6pm, 326 W 5 Ave

Next step to elect Brent to the Park Board-VOTE Thanks to everyone who took out a membership and voted in the advance poll last Wednesday. It’s been a hard fought campaign so far.  Every vote is going to count.  I know we’re close- your vote could be what makes the difference on Sunday. I need […]

Time to VOTE! This Wednesday-326 W 5th Ave, Advance Poll

The big day is almost here and it’s time to VOTE! Thank you for your support for my candidacy to win a nomination with Vision Vancouver for the Parks Board. It’s going to be an incredibly tight race and so I need you to get out and vote this week to ensure that I can […]

Its Vision Vancouver members who select the candidates.

It was a fun and exciting debate last night for Vision Vancouver candidates for the Park Board and the members who attended. Thanks to all the other candidates for participating in the process. Loads of talent for the members to just pick four candidates. Nomination races are a great form of democratic process for political […]

Urgent, deadline to take membership with Vision is 4 pm TODAY!

Please take out a membership with Vision Vancouver to support my nomination for the Park Board. Click here to take out a membership You need to be a member of Vision to support my nomination for the Vancouver Park Board THANK YOU to everyone who has signed on with Vision and became a member to […]

Throw back Thursday: 1982 when we had student grants, loans and good paying jobs

  Ouch!  It’s 30 years since I started university. This is me in 1982 in my first year at Mac. I was 20 years old here. An exciting time and I was proud to be going to post secondary education. I really didn’t have a glue what I wanted to do, but always some how […]

I am seeking a nomination with Vision Vancouver for the Park Board.

  Parks and a Park Board for everyone I would like to thank everyone for their kind support and encouragement. Based on you feedback I have decided to run for the Vancouver Park Board as a Vision Vancouver candidate. Nomination vote June 22- Save the Date I want to be elected to the Vancouver Park […]

Building bikes and communities

photo by Doug Shanks Jessica Barett’s Story in the West Ender on the project, Bikes.Community, that I am volunteering on as a director of WERA. West Ender