Oct 20, 2013

Exploding some of the myths about gentrification

David Madden argues that gentrification is not synonymous with urban renewal. Madden is an assistant professor in the Sociology Department and the Cities Program at the London School of Economics.

H'Arts for the Homeless

Oct 3, 2013
Lookout Emergency Aid Society
429 Alexander St.
Vancouver, Unceded Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil Waututh TerritoriesBC , BC
British Columbia CA
In the House Productions is proud to present the Lookout Society’s annual gala fundraiser, H’Arts for the Homeless, an event inspired by those helped and supported by the Lookout Society.
Sep 18, 2013
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Affordable housing still a pipe dream for many Canadians

Josh Brandon
Last week, Statistics Canada released the final instalment of its 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). For many families, finding an affordable home in good repair still remains a far off goal.
Sep 17, 2013

Anti-gentrification activists attacked

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.
Aug 26, 2013
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Conservatives to blame for Chicago's pitiless plight

Gerry Caplan
It's only too easy for a Canadian visitor to go gaga in Chicago. But the city's poor and homeless crisis is apparent for everyone to see; and neo-liberal policies are to blame.


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