Downtown Eastside

Nov 28, 2009

Arthur Erickson and the Portland Hotel

One of Canada's most famous architects designed a Downtown Eastside hotel for hard-to-house residents. Sean Mullen finds out why in this documentary on housing and homelessness in Vancouver.

A Passion for Justice

Nov 5, 2009 to Nov 6, 2009
The Law Courts Inn Restaurant, BC Supreme Court
800 Smithe Street
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 52.7304" N, 123° 7' 22.2852" W
British Columbia CA
Pivot Legal Society 7th Annual Passion for Justice Extravaganza and Auction at the B.C. Supreme Courthouse
Aug 5, 2009

Still losing hotel rooms

Single room occupancy rooms are vanishing from Vancouver's downtown eastside taking with them a rich and vibrant community.

Art exhibit: Remember their names

Jul 9, 2009 to Aug 8, 2009
Trinity Square Park
10 Trintiy Square Right outside the Eaton Centre
43° 39' 14.6916" N, 79° 22' 53.1804" W
Janis Cole's video instillation is isnpired by the disappearance of women in downtown Vancouver between 1978 and 2001.
Book Review
Jun 4, 2009

Vancouver's bad trip

Bart Campbell
Bruce Alexander writes about the globalization of addiction, but uses Vancouver as a prototype and case study to explore solutions for civic dislocation and addiction.
Feb 26, 2009

Pivot Legal Society

Pivot Legal Society
Paul Ryan interviews Pivot's policing campaigner Doug King about recent ticketing by Vancouver police of people in the Downtown Eastside


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