Vancouver politics

May 23, 2014

The history of the Komagata Maru

Gurkirat Batth
Gurnishan Singh
Today is the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru's arrival in Vancouver, which sparked a challenge to anti-migrant racism in Canada -- a struggle that continues today.
May 21, 2014
Photo: Spartacus Books Facebook group

Spartacus Books forced out of DTES after 40-plus years

Kaitlin McNabb
Spartacus Books' time in the DTES has sadly come to an end. While the collective remains hopeful for its new location, this serves as a timely reminder of gentrification in Vancouver.

The Mainlander's Second Annual Fundraiser

May 23, 2014
Russian Hall Strathcona
600 Campbell Ave
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 44.04" N, 123° 5' 5.118" W
British Columbia CA
We're hosting our second annual fundraiser on May 23 to allow us to continue our coverage of the overlapping issues of colonialism, racism, gentrification and policing in our city.
May 13, 2014

On Bud Osborn: A poet never dies

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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