The Coalition to Build a Better BC

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The Coalition to Build a Better BC

Thanks for the report Kim...

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The Coalition to Build a Better BC calls on the provincial government to: - Immediately stop eliminating public and community services; - Fulfill their legislative responsibility to provide adequate, fair and consistent funding to support public services and community groups; and - Work in substantive consultation with groups and individuals to build public and community services that give every individual the democratic opportunity to participate in building a better BC.

 

 

Catchfire Catchfire's picture

Your link doesn't work, remind. Here's the correct one.

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Thanks catchfire, wonder how/why it did not work..

remind remind's picture

Thanks catchfire, wonder how/why it did not work..

epaulo13 epaulo13's picture

..i attended this rally. coalitions are not new to vancouver. there were awesome ones built in the mid 80's during our solidarity days. around 40 of us took over the premier's vancouver office and held it for 24 hrs. jim sinclair the bc fed pres was in on it as well representing fish. there were 3 of us from cupw.
..so now what i look for is where is this movement going. this coalition would be a welcome addition to an even broader coalition that includes the forces that came together during the olympics. the future was not discussed though. my fear is that it will turn into a vote ndp thing and nothing else. time tells all. the global struggle we face needs so much more..like a new political and economic system. participatory democracy has a nice ring to it.

outwest

Kudos; it's a great start. These groups -- social/environmental/health, etc -- all have legitimate concerns and raise necessary public awareness about various issues.

But then where does the movement go? Come election time in certain provinces (Alberta being one of them), progressive voters the still split the vote. 

(When these groups start working towards a political alliance and not just a "protest" one, I'll start believing.) 

outwest

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