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Keep 6, organized by Anti-Poverty Action Committee (brochure)
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.
Unaffordable residential, commercial realities rankle local market, October 31, 2017
Peter Mitham wrote this article for the Real Estate section of Business In Vancouver, in which he mentions Westbank’s Joyce-Collingwood development that had recently been a point of controversy. There was community pushback to the Joyce-Collingwood development because it was so unaffordable in a neighbourhood that is home to many low-income families and marginalized communities.
Westbank Project Corp. executive Michael Braun joined Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James at a Pacific Rim hotel party.
This image is owned by Postmedia, and is available on all their affiliated news organizations, including the Vancouver Sun. Posted November 29, 2013. Cool Google image find, if you ask us.
The question of beds – of who was providing beds and who was to get beds, who was to sleep
Notes On Van Housing
Carnegie Community Centre
This research summarizes the fight for social housing in the 1990s, the promises that were made and broken, and the overall tension between the Downtown Eastside and low-income residents, Gastown residents, developers and the City.
“Worlds colliding” by Scott Steele, Maclean’s, April 21, 1997
This article explains the demographics of the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, and explains the danger of “condo culture” on the fabric of a neighbourhood.