Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

Candidate Profile – ROLLERGIRL – #211 – (Independent)

Top 3 priorities (from City of Vancouver Election webpage)

  1. Green Sustainable Housing
  2. Agriculture
  3. Safety and Equality

Platform (from City of Vancouver Election webpage)

To bring sustainable food and housing to Vancouver. While providing safe and equal opportunities for all.

2022 Park Board Candidate Questions

1. You’re speaking to a friend from out of town, and they ask for a quick overview of “where things are at” with Vancouver’s parks and recreation facilities. What do you say?

No answer provided.

2. The topic of equity features heavily in both VanPlay (the Parks Board Masterplan) and the recently approved Vancouver Plan. What’s your take? Does Vancouver’s park system need to be more equitable and accessible? If yes, what changes would you propose and/or prioritize to make this happen?

No answer provided.

3. As a general principle, should parks aim to accommodate cycling paths within their boundaries? What are your thoughts on bikes and bike lanes in parks? (Please note: this is not specifically a question about Stanley Park).

No answer provided.

4. What role, if any, do you see the Park Board playing in responding to the needs of people experiencing homelessness/houselessness and encampments?

No answer provided.

5. Should Vancouver’s parks and recreation facilities play a part in supporting climate resilience or ecosystem restoration? If yes, how?

INo answer provided.

6. Is having a Board of Parks and Recreation the best way to govern and manage Vancouver’s park system? If yes, why? If not, what would you propose in its place?

No answer provided.

7. What, if anything, do you think the Park Board should do to support/facilitate community activation/events and stewardship of park spaces and facilities?

No answer provided.

8. In the past few years, the Park Board has taken steps towards reconciliation, decolonization, and co-management with MST First Nations. Would you continue this work? If yes, how?

No answer provided.

9. If you could make changes to one park in the city – which park is it, and what would you do?

No answer provided.

10. Is there anything else you would like to share about yourself or your platform?

Hi my name is roller girl we should have sustainable fruits and vegetables and greenhouses we also should have the city park board and the school board collaborate together because when the schools are closed the green spaces are not being used we can have activities and baseball soccer or whatever else I hope I get elected.

The public wants Unleashed perks been around it the public wants also fresh fruits fruits and vegetables grown in green spaces 24/7 12 12 months a year also there should be returned to the baseball field at the Oklahoma park it was taken away that’s one of the original baseball teams in Vancouver or in Canada I feel that the downtown east side just no activities for them there’s no other way to go but the drugs there’s no baseball team there’s no hockey team we need to make our public more physical fits and mental fit our mental health is very very important we need to deal with it individually and there’s needs to be resources.

Biography and Contact

Biography (City of Vancouver Election Webpage)

I am an asset to the community and will work hard for my fellow citizens.