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
For Immediate Release: October 8, 2011 With a rich 100-year history, the original location of Avalon dairy, BC’s oldest functioning dairy, was sold last week. Although it is still unclear what the land will be used for, it was advertised
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.
Close to 300 people packed Kitsilano’s St James Hall on October 18, to give a resounding “No” to a proposal by Vancouver NPA Park Commissioner Marty Zlotnik that would have traded part of Pacific Spirit Park for the privately-operated University Golf Course.
Notice of Public Event: October 18, 2007
Public forum on the future? of Pacific Spirit Regional Park and the University Golf Course