Downtown Eastside

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Fourth annual women's housing march

Oct 2, 2010
Downtown Eastside Women Centre
302 Columbia - corner of Cordova, just west of Main
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 14' 54.6828" N, 123° 6' 31.68" W
British Columbia CA
Join women in the Downtown Eastside Women Centre Power of Women Group in the fourth annual March for Women's Housing and March Against Poverty!
Podcast
Jun 30, 2010

Pedestrian injury a major health issue

Redeye
Over 4,000 pedestrians are hurt each year in Canada. In Vancouver's Downtown Eastside as many as a third of residents have been injured by cars. Don Buchanan is a transportation planner.
Podcast
Jun 30, 2010
Redeye

Binners set up weekly Sunday market

Redeye
Downtown Eastsiders trying to sell the goods they salvage from dumpsters are tired of getting tickets from Vancouver police. They have organized a street market to challenge the by-laws.
Podcast
Jun 15, 2010

Dumpster diver market in Vancouver

Pivot Legal Society
Tami Starlight from the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Council talks about a new, organized street vendor market for binners and local people.
Podcast
Mar 9, 2010

Vancouver's Megaphone speaks out

Pivot Legal Society
Writer and editor Kevin Hollett talks about the Megaphone, the Olympics and Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
News
Feb 25, 2010
Some say evidence of Olympic-related trafficking shows a spike in vulnerable women being brought to Vancouver during the Games. But local sex trade activists disagree.  Image: Salvation Army.

Human trafficking and The Games

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Some say evidence of Olympic-related trafficking shows a spike in vulnerable women being brought to Vancouver during the Games. But local sex trade activists disagree.

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