Downtown Eastside

Feb 23, 2013

Parks, Pickles and Pidginholes

Michael Stewart
The opening of a restaurant across from Pigeon Park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has marked a difference in the way anti-gentrification has been represented. Pidgin-holing has a whole new meaning.
Jan 11, 2013

BC Housing accused of bailing out condo development

Housing activists in Vancouver’s downtown eastside say the province loaned a condo developer $3.7 million at an interest rate lower than the one they offer to non-profit agencies.
Nov 23, 2012

A token solution for the Downtown Eastside

Michael Stewart
Save-On-Meats owner Mark Brand cares about Vancouver's homeless. He has produced 10,000 "tokens" which patrons can purchase to distribute to Vancouver's homeless in lieu of cash.


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