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Motion: Moniker Process and Re-Naming Committee

motion: The move to re-name the school is being brought forward by Vision trustee Allan Wong, whose motion calls for a re-naming committee to be struck to get the new moniker process started, according to Vancouver Courier. The intention of Wong's motion is to settle on a name that's more culturally and historically significant.article continues below Trending Stories Body found in parked vehicle in East Vancouver22-year-old Ferrari driver fined for another high-speed bridge run Residents concerned about temporary' closure of Adanac overpass to private vehicles Palatial Shaughnessy home hits market for 35 millionrelated Crosstown elementary invites cross-town derision Things are looking up for new Crosstown elementary There are currently over 110 schools in the district and none reflect an Asian name, Wong's motion reads. Vancouver school trustees and members of the public will weighed in on the downtown school's seemingly controversial name at a committee meeting last night Wednesday, Jan. 17 and the issue has been referred to the Jan. 29 board meeting. A name that binds the Asian and Indigenous community would show a powerful understanding and appreciation between the two historical communities. Cumyow was a Chinese-Canadian activist, court interpreter and legal advisor from the late 1800s and up until his death 1955. At least one half of the proposed dual name has some traction and support Alexander Won Cumyow elementary school. ( As reported in the news.