Latest Classifieds in Inflammatory Print Matter

Woodwards Belongs To Us… Not to Kassem Aghtai (handbill)

Woodward's

This handbill, printed in English and Chinese characters, is a call to action to “reclaim” Woodward’s from Kassem Aghtai of Fama Holdings.

Keep 6, organized by Anti-Poverty Action Committee (brochure)

Vancouver

Keep 6 was developed in response to increased allegations of harassment by police. At that time, it was speculated that more police resources were dedicated to the Downtown Eastside and East Vancouver to “sweep the streets of ‘undesirables,’” making those neighbourhoods more attractive for new developments.

Please After A Decade We’d Like To See Action / Please Give Westbank A Chance At Woodwards (poster)

Woodward's

Grasping at straws, eh? Author of this poster and details of its dissemination unknown.

Carnegie Community Action Project 2012 Hotel Survey & Housing Report

Carnegie Community Centre

The excerpts above represent the pages of the CCAP 2012 Hotel Survey & Housing Report related to the neighbourhood impact of the Woodward’s Redevelopment.

Akimbo: Fight for Beauty at the Fairmont Pacific Rim

Fight For Beauty Exhibition Tent

This listing, written by Vancouver curator and writer Steffanie Ling, was published to Akimbo on November 8, 2017. It gives a brief review of the Fight for Beauty exhibition, including the apt line: “The broad consensus in the art community is that this is a nighmarish marketing scheme and public sympathy generator masquerading as a philanthropic project.” True. 

Woodwards Campaign Demands (handbill)

Woodward's

This handbill lists the demands on the Woodward’s redevelopment, based on past promises and then-current needs of the neighbourhood surrounding Woodward’s.