Statement by Kirk LaPointe Regarding Vancouver Aquarium

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I fully support the Vancouver Aquarium’s existing policies of conservation and research around cetaceans. I also deplore the mayor’s position that cetaceans should be phased out of this renowned cultural and scientific institution. His views have triggered a disruptive process that is costing the city’s taxpayers untold amounts of money in public hearings and consulting fees. The process is interfering … Read More

NPA rounds out campaign slate with announcement of Park, School Board candidates

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Mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe welcomes accomplished group to NPA ahead of November municipal election Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Vancouver BC -Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe today unveiled four new candidates for Park Board Commissioner and four new candidates for School Board Trustee. They are: These candidates join City Council candidates George Affleck, Greg Baker, Elizabeth Ball, Melissa De Genova, … Read More

Kirk LaPointe’s musings seem more authentic than canned statements from Mayor Gregor Robertson

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Kirk LaPointe, NPA Vancouver Municipal Election

I blasted that message out because I felt that Gregor Robertson versus Kirk LaPointe made for a dull mayoral contest. It couldn’t compare to the sizzle of a Surrey race pitting former mayor Doug McCallum against Coun. Barinder Rasode and Coun. Linda Hepner. But I’m prepared to re-evaluate my perspective after observing LaPointe’s recent tweets and blog posts. Charlie Smith … Read More

NPA announces Gregory Baker, Ken Low, Rob McDowell, Suzanne Scott as City Council candidates

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Mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe welcomes diverse group of candidates to Council race Thursday, July 24, 2014, Vancouver BC -Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidateKirk LaPointe today unveiled four candidates seeking election to Vancouver City Council: They join incumbent Council candidates George Affleck and Elizabeth Ball, current Park Board Commissioner Melissa De Genova and former Park Board Chair Ian Robertson on the NPA … Read More

NPA announces incumbents seeking re-election in November civic race

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Kirk LaPointe introduceds NPA incumbents running in the November municipal election

Mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe welcomes the depth of municipal experience of those running for office again Friday, July 18, 2014, Vancouver BC – Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe today unveiled the party’s incumbent candidates who are running for re-election in Vancouver‘s November 15 election. They are: George Affleck for Council; Elizabeth Ball for Council; Melissa De Genova for Council; … Read More

Editorial: LaPointe a credible alternative

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The essence of democracy is choice, specifically the right to choose the people who govern us. While he may be a political rookie, LaPointe offers a credible alternative to the incumbent and we look forward to a spirited campaign from both parties… The Vancouver Sun

Here’s why Kirk LaPointe is an attractive candidate for Vancouver

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…Mr. LaPointe represents a freshness to which many people living in Vancouver might be receptive. Vision has been in office for six years, and has begun to rub people the wrong way in the course of pushing an ambitious agenda. The party has angered neighbourhoods targeted for densification and which have felt powerless to slow the development juggernaut sweeping across … Read More