Downtown Eastside

Podcast
Dec 15, 2015
Street vendors

Vancouver police crack down on street vendors

Redeye
Many of the city's poorest residents survive by street vending on Hastings Street. Now they have been moved off to back streets as part of a long campaign to move low-income people out of the area.
Podcast
Sep 20, 2015

DTES residents dying at eight times the national average

Redeye
A UBC study following residents of single-room occupancy hotels over four years found that the risk of dying from chronic health conditions was surprisingly high, especially for mental health issues.
Blog
Mar 19, 2015
Image: Pivot

Chris Hedges should speak with sex workers, not for them

Brenda Belak
Chris Hedges recently visited Vancouver's Downtown Eastside but instead of listening to sex workers, he used them as props to support his belief that sex work is part of the capitalist machine.
Event

Grand Mamas Fundraiser

Feb 7, 2015
Heartwood Community Cafe
317 E Broadway
vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 46.4904" N, 123° 5' 55.1076" W
British Columbia CA
Artists and Activists Talk About their Grandmothers, Mothers, Sisters, Daughter and Chosen Family.

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