Municipal elections 2011: Vancouver park board candidates' perspectives

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      The Georgia Straight is inviting candidates for the Vancouver park board to each write an opinion piece for publication on our website. The commentaries will be added to this page, sorted alphabetically by party and candidate's name, as they are posted.

      If you are a candidate, please contact web editor Stephen Hui by email or on Twitter for details.

      Coalition of Progressive Electors

      Brent Granby: Building a Vancouver for everyone

      Donalda Greenwell-Baker: Public access is key to the success of Vancouver’s park system

      Green Party of Vancouver

      Stuart Mackinnon: Parks and recreation must be open to all in Vancouver


      Freyja Pri Toor: Vancouver parks need more accountability, programs, and water access

      Tammy Truong: Let’s open up to more possibilities in Vancouver parks

      Independent Democratic Electoral Alliance

      Jamie Lee Hamilton: We must keep our parks public in Vancouver

      Non-Partisan Association

      John Coupar: Put the “park” back in Vancouver park board

      Casey Crawford: Park board should focus on renewing Vancouver’s recreation facilities

      Melissa De Genova: Funding solutions for Vancouver parks and recreation facilities

      Gabby Kalaw: Parks and recreation are the foundation of Vancouver life

      Dave Pasin: Park board commissioners should look at the big picture

      Jason Upton: Bringing good business sense to the Vancouver park board

      Vision Vancouver

      Constance Barnes: Vancouver park board must continue to be relevant in people’s lives

      Sarah Blyth: Working as a representative of all voices is my priority

      Aaron Jasper: Citizen participation is the key to responsive and sustainable park board policy

      Trevor Loke: I believe in the power of taking action, not delivering rhetoric

      Niki Sharma: Inclusion, tolerance, and safety are key to Vancouver parks and recreation system