New Vancouver Blog –

Vanopolis is a new blog in town offering Vancouverites  progressive analysis and commentary on all things Vancouver: municipal politics, culture, community issues, education, the environment, activism and much more. Based on the posts so far, I think it will live up...

The Spin on COPE Nominations

The media coverage of the COPE nomination meeting held on September 18 was (in my view) generally quite good. However, their analysis, while not as wild or factually questionable as some of the bloggers, left something to be desired.     Although the media...

Vancouver School Board – Underfunded and Under Attack

  The Vancouver School Board is made up of nine trustees who are elected every three years to provide governance and democratic stewardship of one of the most diverse public school systems in Canada. We entrust to them the mission of enabling each student in...

Mike’s Communities Blog – Park Board

The redesign of my website allowed for the creation of¬† ‘Mike’s Communities Blog’ . I hope you will find it of interest. My communities encompasses where I live ( Vancouver and it’s West End), as well as familial, social, and activist...