Written by Alex Cosh

In a recent episode of The Maple's North Untapped podcast, we spoke to Sean Orr, who is running for Vancouver City Council with Vote Socialist, a new organization that is promising restitution for Indigenous nations, promoting safe and affordable housing as a human right, making the rich pay more for public services, and pledging to defund and disarm the police.

We talked about why this new group was launched ahead of the October 15 municipal election, how Sean's personal experiences inspired him to run for office and how he hopes to implement change as a lone Vote Socialist city councillor.

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