Tag: education

  • Open Letter to UBC Leadership

    On the eve of Trans Day of Remembrance, I asked UBC leadership to meet with me for a conversation on whether their policy on platforming hate propaganda has changed since they held space for transphobia in 2018. #TDOR

  • Six COVID-Related Questions to VSB

    The Vancouver Board of Education closed down in-classroom instruction when the BC Government shut down all schools March 17, 2020. So far, no date has yet been announced for re-opening classrooms. It’s a good time to start talking about what public education will look like after the pandemic has passed. According to UNESCO monitoring, about […]

  • Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents

    The inaction of elected officials such as Liberals Hedy Fry and Sam Sullivan is responsible for the pain Yaletown or Olympic Village parents will feel every day taking their kids to Coal Harbour accross the downtown core.

  • “Each For All” with Rubin Puga

    Morgane speaks about her campaign on “Each For All” with Rubin Puga [Note: This is a re-post of an update from my 2018 Vancouver School Trustee campaign] Too many parents are telling me their child is not getting the education they deserve. You expect more, and I’m here to help. Listen to this segment of […]

  • Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.

    Like The UN, Jesus Would Have Called Conversion Therapy A Hateful Act of Torture. So should our Churches.

    I was “disappointed” to come across a position today by Glenn Schaeffer of the Lutheran Church of Canada in support of conversion therapy, sometimes called reparative therapy. This is the practice of trying to change the sexuality or gender identity of people. In a recent CBC article, I learned that the Lutheran Church of Canada […]