Dec 19

New Chart: Politicians & Vancouver’s DTES Poverty Industry


This chart is an investigation into relationships between Vancouver politicians, political parties and the Downtown Eastside poverty industry. It’s currently under-development, and will be used for future stories covering Libby Davies’ retirement and contest to replace her. Please leave a comment If you have suggestions for additional entries and/or relationships.

A larger version of the chart can be seen here.

Instructions:
1. To expose a person or organization’s network, hover the mouse over them and it will be exposed.
2. To zoom in/out, you can use the scroll wheel on your mouse or the +/_ buttons at the top left side of the screen.
3. Click on a person or organization and a window will pop-up with a short biography and other info.
4. Click on a picture inside of the entry for a person/organization and it will expand to full-size

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2 comments

    • Fritz Becker on December 21, 2014 at 14:33
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    I’m looking forward to reading about this, it’s something that many have suspected for years but nobody has really connected the dots. From what I have heard it is much like you say, there has been a long term strategy among the political left in B.C, to keep the Lower East side as it is in order to maintain a permanent constituency of dependence.

    1. This chart will grow over time, and I’m sure will tell many stories. If anyone has suggestions on what’s missing, I’d greatly appreciate the input…

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