Christine Boyle is motivated by a belief in the inherent goodness of people, and a longing for social institutions that support our deep desire to care for one another. Christine has a BSc in Urban Agriculture and First Nations Studies from UBC, and an MA in Religious Leadership for Social Change from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She has worked as a community organizer and communications specialist with the Columbia Institute, the Interfaith Institute for Justice, Peace and Social Movements, Spirited Social Change and Fossil Free Faith.
Christine is an ordained minister with the United Church of Canada, and worked with the congregation of Canadian Memorial United Church as their Minister of Community Life. Christine is now an elected councillor of the City of Vancouver. In her free time Christine rides her bicycle, tends her garden, plays with her children, and enjoys the company of courageous people.