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Change: Multicultural Heritage and Board

change: She issued a news release Friday morning spelling out a motion she'll introduce at the Jan. 29 meeting. article continues below Trending Crosstown elementary could be getting a new name Macdonald elementary renamed Xpey'Vancouver Park Board to consult with First Nations on Siwash Rock name change The move specifically aims to change the board's re-naming policy to enable better representation of the city's historic multicultural heritage and the board's commitment to reconciliation, according to Vancouver Courier. The VSB has more than 100 schools, but as their names do not fully reflect Vancouver's diverse, multicultural heritage, it's time to take a thoughtful and considered approach to change this, she said in a news release. Green Party board chair Janet Fraser is the latest to the wade into school re-naming waters. Fraser says the policy change is meant to align with the city's recent recommendations and apology for historical discrimination against people of Chinese descent. Fraser, however, does not include any mention of the downtown elementary school's name that's been dogged by some critics as bland, unoriginal and a failed opportunity to recognize the city's cultural history.A committee meeting on Jan. 17 saw Vision trustee Allan Wong call for a re-naming committee to be struck to get a new moniker process for the school started. Her motion comes a week after Crosstown elementary was again thrust into the conversation over its name. ( As reported in the news.