MLA Playdate for Sept 15. The sign on the window says… And pots and pans!

MLA Playdate with Peter Fassbender

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Rally for Arbitration – on twitter.

We all want students back in school now. Eighteen months of negotiation and mediation have failed.

This is a grassroots parent-driven rally to make our voices heard. The organizers are parents who have never met but have banded together through Facebook for the common goal of schools resuming.

Participants tweets of the Rally:

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MLA Playdates Sept 12. Open doors and noisy pots. Parents’ sit-out and students march.

Playdate with Sue Hammell, MLA for Surrey-Green Timbers

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MLA Playdate for Sept 10 – A study in contrasts.

MLA Playdate with Peter Fassbender, MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood

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Sept 4’s MLA Playdates. Hey, Cadieux! Listening helps.

“School is essential. MLA Playdate – we were here. Listening helps.”
A message left in sidewalk chalk for Stephanie Cadieux by an MLA Playdate at her office. Cadieux’s office was closed.

You can read more about this fabulous MLA Playdate in the Cloverdale Reporter here.

September 4 saw six MLA Playdates (that we know about!) Continue reading Sept 4’s MLA Playdates. Hey, Cadieux! Listening helps.

Sept 3’s MLA playdates. Don’t worry MLAs. We’ll visit you too.

A deep breath after yesterday. And a reminder. Pace yourselves, we’re here for the long haul.

In contrast to Sept 2 playdates, all the offices visited opened their doors and welcomed their MLAPlaydates today.

  • Naomi Yamamoto – MLA for North Vancouver-Lonsdale
  • Claire Travena – MLA for North Island
  • David Eby – MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey (Again!)
  • Peter Fassbender – MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood (Again. No Peter)

(List revised on Sept 4 to include playdate with MLA Fassbender)

We’d like to thank MLAs Travena and Eby as well as the staff of three offices for their kind reception and willingness to listen to parents’ concerns. Peter Fassbender’s office was closed, again.

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