The theme of Vancouver Pride this year is “My Pride,” so what does Pride mean to me, and how did I get involved in with Pride? Growing up, I had always sensed that something about me was different; I had always felt that I was a girl, but I couldn’t explain how or why I… Continue reading #MyPride
2017 is a historic year for BC politics. With the closest race in history, and the first minority government since 1953, these are exciting times. For the first time since it’s founding, in 1983, the BC Green Party commands power in the Legislature. An agreement has been reached between the BC Greens and the BC… Continue reading 2017 BC Election: Coquitlam-Maillardville
The Liberal Party of Canada has betrayed Canadian voters and democracy. Justin Trudeau made a promise that 2015 would be the last federal election held under first-past-the-post. Canadians were looking for change in 2015, and opted to vote strategically to oust Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada. Strategic voting was seen as necessary because of… Continue reading Liberal Party Betrayal – Electoral Reform
An agreement has been reached between the BC Greens and the BC NDP that will bring about much needed change in British Columbia. The compromises made in this agreement ensure that, despite having only 3 of 87 seats, many BC Green ideas will be become policy. Without a deal, few of the Greens’ conditions would have been met,… Continue reading A Breakdown of the BC Green & BC NDP Confidence and Supply Agreement
In an effort to reduce barriers preventing trans and gender non-binary people from donating blood, Canadian Blood Services held consultations in Vancouver and Toronto. I attended the Vancouver meeting, November 17th, 2016. The report that came out of these consultations was published May 19th, 2017. While it is a step forward for Canadian Blood Services (CBS)… Continue reading Canadian Blood Services: Trans and Gender Non-Binary Consultation
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