city council

Podcast
Nov 5, 2014

Putting a gender lens on municipal issues

Redeye
City councils need to consider the particularities of women's lives, according to Ellen Woodsworth of Women Transforming Cities. Housing, transit, emergency preparedness all need a gender lens.
Podcast
Mar 7, 2013

Why there are pickets outside the Pidgin restaurant

Redeye
A new high-end restaurant opened in Vancouver's poorest neighbourhood at the beginning of February. Since it opened its doors, the sidewalk outside the restaurant has been filled with picketers.
Blog
Jan 7, 2011

Facts matter in the debate over water fluoridation

Alheli Picazo
Three months ago, Calgarians opted for progress and advancement when they elected Nenshi as mayor; let's hope the 14 Aldermen chosen to represent the will of the people will continue to do just that.
Podcast
Mar 25, 2010
Redeye

Racism motion contentious at Vancouver City Council

Redeye
When city councillor Ellen Woodsworth brought a motion to council to join the Canada’s Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination, she thought it was a no-brainer.
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