COPE Stands in Solidarity with Ninety-Nine Percent – Supports Occupy Vancouver Protest

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 14th, 2011 COPE candidates are supporting the non-violent occupy Vancouver movement starting this Saturday, October 15th, outside the Vancouver Art Gallery. Inspired by the wall-street occupation, COPE fully supports the movement’s goals protesting systemic patterns

COPE Councillors say 'Ditch the Shift'

Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) City Councillors Ellen Woodsworth and David Cadman are again calling for the city’s tax shifting policy to be halted for 2011 in light of the stress city services are under. 2011 is the fourth year of a five-year plan to shift over $23 million in taxes from businesses to residents. City Council is preparing to ask the Director of Finance to carry on with the shift in a report that comes before council this morning.