Vancouver politics

Podcast
Mar 21, 2011
Redeye

Tent city challenges Olympic Village housing

Redeye
Redeye speaks with one of the activists involved in setting up a tent city in the former Athletes Village on the anniversary of the tent city set up during the 2010 Olympics.
Podcast
Mar 4, 2011

Vancouver may get biggest casino in western Canada

Redeye
Vancouver City Council is holding public hearings on plans to build a destination casino near B.C. Place in the downtown core. Redeye speaks with Sean Bickerton of Vancouver, not Vegas.
Podcast
Feb 17, 2011

Drug-user health

People's Health Radio
Members of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) co-host this episode exploring the health impacts of stigma, criminalization and poverty on people who use illicit drugs.
Podcast
Nov 8, 2010

Fighting for green space in East Vancouver

Redeye
In the north-east corner of the city, there's a highly contested 182-acre piece of land that local residents are determined to convert to a community-oriented park.
Podcast
Jun 29, 2010
Redeye

Cities desperate for infrastructure funding

Redeye
Of each dollar that is paid in taxes, only eight cents reaches municipalities. This means city councils are scrambling for money to complete essential infrastructure projects.
Podcast
Mar 25, 2010
Redeye

Racism motion contentious at Vancouver City Council

Redeye
When city councillor Ellen Woodsworth brought a motion to council to join the Canada’s Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination, she thought it was a no-brainer.
Photos
Feb 9, 2010

Poverty Olympics is no Games

rabble staff
A large group of supporters came out to watch the Poverty Olympics on Sunday, Feb 7. The event's aim is to ensure that increased poverty is not British Columbia's Olympic legacy.
Podcast
Feb 6, 2010

Vancouver Special

Redeye
Activist and comedian Charles Demers was born and raised in Vancouver. Vancouver Special is a hilarious look at the city's past and present, from its pot industry to its dog mania.
Book Review
Jan 9, 2009

Portraits of poverty

Philippa Mennell
Through photographs and stories Street Stories and Hope in Shadows articulate the larger context contributing to poverty and homelessness in Vancouver.

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