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Last Candidate - Balcony Shot VIDEO – Last Candidate Standing 2018 Election Debate

On Wednesday, October 3, together with our collaborators at STAY Vancouver, Happy City, and SFU Public Square, the VPSN hosted the Last Candidate Standing election event at the Imperial Theatre. The event was open to every candidate who was legally registered to... Continue reading »

October 16, 2018   |   0 comments
Park Board Offices, located on Beach Avenue. The 2018 VPSN Park Board Candidate Survey – UPDATE #5

Vancouver is one of only a few cities with an elected Park Board – and this year’s election will give voters a chance to elect a total of seven Commissioners. As with previous elections, we are asking candidates to share... Continue reading »

September 30, 2018   |   0 comments
2018_LCS - Basic Last Candidate Standing 2018 – Vancouver’s only ALL candidates debate

Mark your calendars for the evening of October 3, and get ready to dial up democracy! Vancouver’s best election event is returning for the 2018 municipal contest.   Last Candidate Standing is the only debate open to ALL mayoral and council... Continue reading »

September 19, 2018   |   0 comments
City Hall Two important proposals to strengthen local democracy

Want to help improve local democracy? There are two motions being considered at Council this week that directly relate to the municipal election process. The first relates to removing the ABCD bias from the ballot (in other words: a call... Continue reading »

April 16, 2018   |   0 comments
Last Candidate Standing - Video Last Candidate Standing 2014 – full length video

Good news for those of you that missed our recent Last Candidate Standing election debate. Footage of the event is now available for your viewing pleasure! Here’s your chance to relive the magic and/or see the 27 candidates in action. (A very... Continue reading »

November 12, 2014   |   0 comments