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.
Podcast
Feb 14, 2010

Women's Memorial March

Redeye
For the past 19 years, on February 14, people mourn and remember the women who have been disappeared and murdered in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.
Book Review
Feb 11, 2010

Downtown Eastside dreams

Megan Stewart
A Thousand Dreams tells the grim stories of missing women, sardine and cat food diets, illness and the crippled support systems that struggle to manage life in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Event

No more empty talk, no more empty lots

Feb 15, 2010
Pigeon Park
Carall and Hastings Downtown Eastside
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 53.3064" N, 123° 6' 15.5772" W
British Columbia CA
Rally about homelessness in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Event

Protest government spin doctoring at Woodward's

Feb 1, 2010
Woodward's Courtyard (next to JJ Bean Coffee shop) Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
British Columbia CA
Be present for the opening of the "Downtown Eastside Connect," a new centre operated by the Province of BC, at Woodward's.
Event

Annual Women's Memorial March

Feb 14, 2010
Carnegie Community Centre Theatre
401 Main Street (corner of Hastings)
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 52.8348" N, 123° 5' 58.9596" W
British Columbia CA
The February 14th Women's Memorial March is an opportunity for the community and those that support us to come together to grieve the loss of our beloved sisters.

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