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Jennifer Gauthier: Jepson-Young and Vivian Jung

jennifer gauthier: The renaming is nice, but Vancouver still has a long way to go in order to have roadway names reflect the multicultural history and makeup of the city, said one city planning expert, according to Toronto Star. Shirley Jepson-Young stands in the West End lane that is now named after her late son, Dr. Peter Jepson-Young, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1986 and continued to advocate for the community until his death in 1992. Peter Jepson-Young. Peter and Vivian Jung. Jennifer Gauthier / For Star Metro On Tuesday, Vancouver city council unanimously approved a motion to name two West End lanes after prominent locals Dr. ( As reported in the news.