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Letter to Board of Variance from Nicholas K Blomley, Associate Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University, December 6, 1997

Vancouver City Hall

Many of Blomley’s speculations about gentrification and increased marginalization came true when the Woodward’s site was finally redeveloped by Westbank Corporation years later.

Request for Access by Tom Laviolette, May 2000

Vancouver City Hall

Request was made by Tim Laviolette on behalf of the Carnegie Community Action Project.

Director’s Report, February 2, 1995

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The author remarks that while some City of Vancouver staff “pressed the issue of social housing,” it didn’t seem like a priority

“City seeks to end loss of low-cost housing” Vancouver Sun, April 4, 1997

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In this piece, Mayor Philip Owens addresses homelessness and talks about plans to work with the provincial government to create policies that would prevent developers from converting SROs and other low-income housing into rooms for tourism, etc.

Excerpt from a Development Permit Board Meeting Staff Committee Report, October 8, 1997

Vancouver City Hall

This document gives a very basic outline of the changes in the development proposal from 1995 to the development proposal in 1997, and provides a simplified analysis of the changes in the neighbourhood around Woodward’s in those two years and the neighbourhood’s perspective.

COPE Politics

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An archival feedback loop – an email from the Friends…