Downtown Eastside

Sep 20, 2015

DTES residents dying at eight times the national average

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.
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.

Grand Mamas Fundraiser

Feb 7, 2015
Heartwood Community Cafe
317 E Broadway
vancouver , BC
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.
Mar 21, 2014
Image: flickr/mjmilloy

The Portland Hotel Society should be defended

Michael Stewart
The Portland Hotel Society is one of the strongest barriers to gentrification in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and it is now nearly toppled. The organization deserves our support.


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