NPA’s mayoral candidate says registry will let Vancouverites know who is influencing decisions at City Hall VANCOUVER BC, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 – Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe today called for the creation of a public online lobbyist registry, another step in his goal of making Vancouver City Hall the most open government in Canada. “City Hall creates policy for … Read More
NPA’S Kirk LaPointe announces Vancouver’s first Office of the Ombudsperson in City’s history Office would resolve citizens’ disputes with the City fairly to avoid resorting to the courts; would return trust and transparency to City Hall VANCOUVER, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 – Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe today announced plans for a new independent Office of the Ombudsperson to serve … Read More
Kirk LaPointe talks with Stephen Quinn of CBC Radio’s On the Coast about NPA’s nutrition program for school-aged children.
Vancouver BC, September 19, 2014 – Kirk LaPointe is getting ready to do battle. The 56-year-old LaPointe recently added more strength training and boxing to his regular workout schedule, an effort, he says, to stay fit for the gruelling work of campaigning for mayor of Vancouver. But it remains to be seen whether the Non-Partisan Association (NPA) candidate will succeed in … Read More
LaPointe calls it “shameful” that thousands of kids are going to school on an empty stomach Vancouver BC, September 17, 2014 – Kirk LaPointe says as mayor, he will develop nutrition programs in partnership with other organizations to ensure no Vancouver child goes to school hungry. “From the day I announced my candidacy in July, I vowed to tackle this … Read More
NPA and its mayoral candidate wonder what the Vision mayor is hiding Vancouver BC, September 10, 2014 – Gregor Robertson’s lack of confirmation to participate in scheduled debates with Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe underscores Vancouver is a great city, badly run by the Vision mayor. LaPointe is a newcomer to politics. Speaking in a video release, he says, … Read More
Kirk LaPointe talks with Stephen Quinn on CBC Radio’s On The Coast, September 5, 2014 Kirk LaPointe on the proposed Broadway Subway line
An NPA government would restore the City’s full $3.7 million funding commitment to the centre September 8, 2014, Vancouver BC – A city administration led by Kirk LaPointe and the Non-Partisan Association would stop the game-playing around the Southeast Vancouver Seniors Centre and move forward promptly to make the much-needed facility a reality. Vision Vancouver recently reneged on a substantial … Read More