Mayor Ken Sim has launched an undemocratic attack on public parks in Vancouver
. He is trying to dissolve our elected Park Board, which would make it possible to sell off our green spaces, public land, and privatize public services.

During the 2022 election, Ken Sim promised that he would NOT dissolve the Park Board. Then he went back on his word. 

Premier Eby has said he will amend the Vancouver Charter to allow it after the 2024 election. We have to stand up against Ken Sim and stop this.

Tell Premier Eby: Do not dissolve our elected Park Board.

We, the undersigned, demand:

  • That the province not amend the Vancouver charter to abolish the Park Board without the consent of Vancouver voters.

  • That Vancouver is given the choice in 2026 to elect a Park Board which will fight to protect our public parks and services.

Ken Sim and ABC are taking Vancouver in the wrong direction.

COPE will fight for our public Parks and Recreation Services in 2026 and beyond.