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Rising Tide - Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories | Rising Tide - Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories has released a statement in solidarity with Oppenheimer Tent City in Vancouver.
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Am Johal | Am Johal remembers poet and activist Bud Osborn whose contributions to Vancouver's DTES community and Canadian poetry landscape remain forever important.
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Libby Davies | Poet, and activist Bud Osborn died today. Libby Davies knew Bud well through his and her work in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. She remembers him here.
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Andrew Wilmot | 'Anatomy of a Girl Gang' is an intense story of a gang of teenage girls in Vancouver called the Black Roses. Written as a series of testimonials, the book unfolds what we are really escaping from.
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Nicholas Ellan, Richard Marquez | Cuchillo is much more than just another edgy dining spot: it marks a new bourgeois cultural and socio-spatial shift in the Oppenheimer district.
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Kaitlin McNabb | Spartacus Books is another casualty of the increased gentrification in Vancouver and talks about what this will mean for them and Vancouver's DTES.
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The Social Housing Coalition BC | The news is in: the 100,000 people who are living in B.C. facing homelessness are not an election issue for the NDP or BC Liberals. The homeless do not have a party.
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Kim Hearty, Nicholas Ellan | On Monday, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson confirmed his support of the criminalization of dissent.
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Claire Vulliamy | As the elections for three of the nine Board of Directors positions draw to a close at Vancity (today is the last day to vote), members will soon know who will hold the decision-making power.
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Maria Wallstam and Nathan Crompton | Vancity provides funding both to large-scale gentrifiers and to anti-gentrification groups in the DTES.
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Maria Wallstam | A systemic crisis of lost jobs and lost housing is being papered over with private deals and subsidies for a select number of elite players.
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Krystalline Kraus | Please NOTE that this year the march starts one hour earlier.