October 14 – What's at stake in BC's upcoming election? A conversation with Frances Bula

December 10, 2023

By Methuseli Dube

This week we had a poignant discussion about the BC election and the debate held Tuesday, October 13. To dig into the issues, Janet Webber of SFU Public Square hosted Frances Bula, a respected journalist specializing in urban issues and city politics in the Vancouver region in a conversation that probed many of the issues. See below for a list of resources and articles from this week's discussion. 

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  1. For Frances Bula’s full bio, go here:
  2. An article discussing the answers given by BC's leaders on race during the political debate: 
  3. Article on teachers' feelings during the pandemic:
  4. What is the difference between a pandemic, endemic and an outbreak?: ,
  5. In Toronto, a hospital decided to invest in housing because of the direct link between homelessness and health:
  6. Layla Saad’s book, Me and White Supremacy, provides tools to help reflect and understand White supremacy, helping people overcome internal racism: