Sarah Kirby-Yung, Lisa Dominato and Colleen Hardwick have left the NPA caucus and were soon joined in their exodus by the three NPA school board trustees. This leaves Melissa De Genova as the sole NPA member on council, with Park Board Commissioners John Coupar and Tricia Barker rounding out the party’s significantly diminished caucus.
Plus council votes to end public hearings for some social housing projects and Michael Wiebe’s decision to declare yet another conflict prompts another edition of Charts On A Podcast! as we dive into voting records.
Council may vote to support a bid to bring a Formula E race to Vancouver.
And from the courts comes a ruling against a Port Coquitlam councillor who was censured for leaking information about a tree and the BC Court of Appeal reveals that city staff read from a script in rejecting the controversial 105 Keefer Project.
Plus happy Earth Day (yesterday), we look at the start of Greenpeace.
- Colleen Hardwick, Lisa Dominato and Sarah Kirby-Yung leave NPA party
- So now what happens to Vancouver’s NPA party?
- NPA school board trustees jump ship
- Sarah Kirby-Yung’s open letter
- The NPA reaction
- Vancouver NPA’s mayoral candidate responds to turmoil within party
- Dan Fumano: ‘Baby step’ or too far? Vancouver city council mulls social-housing move
- Charts on Twitter
- Formula E event pitched for Vancouver
- Actual motion: SKY/Wiebe want a Formula E World Championship Event
- Port Coquitlam mayor, councillor don’t mince words after censure is upheld
- PoCo ruling
- B.C. Court of Appeal ruling reveals that senior city staffers followed a script in rejecting 105 Keefer Street application
- BCCA Beedie Ruling
- Vancouver Was Awesome: 41 years of Earth Day, Greenpeace
Intro features clips (used under fair dealing) from: One is the Loneliest Number by Three Dog Night, All By Myself by Celine Dion and Lonely by The Police.