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COPE Releases Full Election Platform. Vancouver Can Count On COPE.

November 8th, 2011 COPE released their full election platform this morning at SFU’s Harbour Centre. City Council candidate RJ Aquino, along with Park Board candidate, Donalda Greenwell-Baker, and School Board candidate, Jane Bouey, outlined the party’s plans to create a Vancouver for everyone. Their comprehensive platform spoke to a number of issues ranging from transit, […]

COPE Putting Neighbourhoods First Through Neighbourhood Councils

Media Release For Immediate Release: Saturday, November 5th, 2011 COPE Putting Neighbourhoods First Through Neighbourhood Councils Vancouver – COPE’s ‘neighbourhood’s first’ philosophy is being exemplified in their most recent platform announcement: the creation of Vancouver neighbourhood councils. The party is looking to bring democracy back to the grassroots level by supporting local area councils to […]

COPE candidates calling on Hastings Park to come under Park Board Governance

Media Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 COPE candidates calling on Hastings Park to come under Park Board Governance Vancouver – Unlike most Vancouver green space, Hastings Park is not governed by the Park Board. COPE Park Board Candidates Donalda-Greenwell Baker and Brent Granby want to see this changed, and called today for […]

COPE Candidates Competing in VACC’s Share the Road Challenge

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 Vancouver – COPE candidates Ellen Woodsworth, Brent Granby, Gwen Giesbrecht and Al Blakey will be finding out which is the fastest way to get around Vancouver in the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition’s ‘Share the Road Challenge’. The candidates will each be using one method of transportation […]

Count on COPE Candidates Tim Louis, Brent Granby and Al Blakey to put Bike and Pedestrian Safety First, Through City’s Master Cycling Plan

Media Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 10:00am Vancouver – As bicycling becomes an ever-popular mode of transportation for many Vancouverites, the question of road sharing, or sidewalk sharing, as it may be, is becoming increasingly important. “If cyclists don’t feel safe on the roads, then they end up using the sidewalk.  […]

COPE Candidates Woodsworth and Granby Support Creation of Farmers’ Market to Operate on Year Round Basis

Media Release Wednesday, October 5th 2011 Vancouver – COPE City Councilor Ellen Woodsworth and Park Board Candidate Brent Granby are supporting the creation of a permanent farmers’ market infrastructure that would operate throughout the entire year. While farmers’ markets are becoming an ever-popular occurrence in Vancouver neighbourhoods, they are still mostly limited to the fair […]

COPE Candidates Woodsworth and Granby Announce Plans for Local Food Security Development, at Last Main St. Farmer’s Market

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 COPE Candidates Woodsworth and Granby Announce Plans for Local Food Security Development, at Last Main St. Farmer’s Market Vancouver – As the Thanksgiving long weekend approaches, so does the closure of the Main St Farmer’s market. At the last market this Wednesday, October 5th, 2011, COPE Councilor Ellen […]

Stronger Four Pillars Drug Plan First Step to Healthy, Safe Neighbourhoods

Media Release: Thursday September 29, 2011 Vancouver Can Count on COPE to Deliver A Comprehensive Plan to Improve Public Health and Community Safety Stronger Four Pillars Drug Plan First Step to Healthy, Safe Neighbourhoods Vancouver- COPE Candidates are reinforcing Vancouver’s Four Pillar’s Drug Strategy as part of a comprehensive plan to improve Vancouver’s public health […]

COPE to Unveil Commitments to Improve Vancouver Public Health and Community Safety

Media Advisory: Interview Availability For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 27 2011 COPE to Unveil Commitments to Improve Vancouver Public Health and Community Safety WHAT: Vancouver’s Coalition of the Progressive Electors (COPE) will be unveiling the first key platform plank of this civic election campaign, focusing on public health and community safety. Candidates will host a […]

Count on COPE Park Board Candidates Brent Granby and Donalda Greenwell-Baker to Build More Public Washrooms

Media Advisory: Interview Opportunity Photos of washrooms at Pigeon Park September 25, 2011 VANCOUVER WHAT: COPE Candidates for Park Board, Brent Granby and Donalda Greenwell-Baker will make the building of public washrooms in Vancouver a priority. “For seniors, low income residents, folks of varying physical abilities and tourists, COPEʼs plans will create and maintain parks […]