Community centres' funding issue divides Vancouverites
An already public battle over regional vs. local control of community centres spills over onto Twitter.
- Amidst public meetings this week on the fate of the unique administration model that drives Vancouver's community centres, members of the park board and their supporters have been discussing proposed changes on Twitter with those active in community centre associations and concerned residents. It's not necessarily going well.
- — Johnny Rocket (@ToryLineDuJour)Tue, Jan 29 2013 12:52:51
- Some participants in the conversation include Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, freelance journalist Frances Bula and Vision Vancouver parks board vice-chair Aaron Jasper.
- — Jordan Bateman (@jordanbateman)Tue, Jan 29 2013 16:21:28@fabulavancouver why does equity mean punishing the well-run centres rather than working w/ unsuccessful ones to make them better?
- — Frances Bula (@fabulavancouver)Tue, Jan 29 2013 17:22:25@jordanbateman You really think Kerrisdale raises $2 mil/yr and Trout Lake $300,000 because K is "well run" and TL is "unsuccessful?
- — Aaron Jasper (@Aaron_Jasper)Tue, Jan 29 2013 17:50:40
- — David in Vancouver (@djvanbc)Tue, Jan 29 2013 23:11:51
- — DunbarReVision (@DunbarReVision)Wed, Jan 30 2013 08:41:17
- — Kevin C. Griffin (@KevinCGriffin)Wed, Jan 30 2013 10:09:56
- The debate continues. Are you interested in joining a conversation on regional vs. local control over community centres? Follow this link to read or participate in our Branch conversation.
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