Downtown Eastside

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Mar 21, 2014
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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.
Podcast
Sep 17, 2013

Anti-gentrification activists attacked

Redeye
Esther Hsieh was interviewing three Downtown Eastside activists in a coffee bar when they were attacked by the manager of a nearby hotel. Wendy Pedersen and Beatriz Osario talk about what happened.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2013

Residents call for creation of Social Justice Zone

Redeye
People in the Downtown Eastside have been working with the City of Vancouver to develop a local area plan since 2011. They want to protect residents from the gentrification of their neighbourhood.
Blog
May 13, 2013
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No fun? No point: Vancouver's political boredom

Michael Stewart
Over the last two weeks, Vancouver's downtown has witnessed an unprecedented rash of closures or evictions. In response, the city has adopted a new defensive pose: embarrassment and boredom.

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