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How We Vote - Logo Last day! Share your thoughts on electoral reform in BC

Later this year, citizens of British Columbia will have an important – and potentially game-changing opportunity to shape the province’s voting system. In the fall, a special referendum will be held to ask residents whether or not people want to... Continue reading »

February 28, 2018   |   0 comments
P1011979 Motion: keeping tabs on Council voting records

There’s an interesting motion on notice that will be discussed at tomorrow’s City Council meeting. Aimed at “Improving Transparency and Public Access to Council Voting Records,” it’s being put forward by Councillor Adriane Carr. If passed, the motion would direct... Continue reading »

February 17, 2014   |   1 comment
Last Candidate Standing event will introduce voters to all 61 municipal election candidates

Vancouver, BC (November 2, 2011) – On Sunday, Nov. 6, the Vancouver Public Space Network (VPSN) and UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture will proudly present Last Candidate Standing, Vancouver’s most inclusive all-candidates’ forum. Unlike other debates, Last Candidate... Continue reading »

November 2, 2011   |   0 comments
Piloting online voting – a good idea, with a few caveats

The VPSN wrote a short note in support of the idea of an on-line voting pilot project. A motion to that effect is being considered at City Council today.  While this sort of strategy does raise questions about the idea... Continue reading »

January 18, 2011   |   0 comments
I Voted Sticker On-line voting in Vancouver – worth casting a ballot for?

“I voted” sticker – Photo by Cave Canem Next week promises to be a busy one at Council – between the regular session of Council on Tuesday and the various Council Committee meetings taking place on Thursday there is a... Continue reading »

January 13, 2011   |   0 comments