Tag Archive: Downtown Eastside

Jul 07

Will Vancouver Police Allow Pro-Violence Activists To Start A New Tent City?

After several months of mayhem, and allegations of a neighbourhood crime spree, a BC court has finally called for the shutdown of Victoria’s “homeless” tent city. Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson ruled in a 40-page document that the tent city is both a danger to the people living inside of it and the local community its residents …

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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 …

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Jun 05

COPE Executive Arrested For Theft, Assault & Mischief At Pidgin Restaurant Protest (feat. Kim Hearty)

Yesterday I broke the story about The Case of the Disappearing Pickle– a fake pickle mascot that protesters left unattended at the door of the Pidgin restaurant. The pickle was taken by away by someone at the restaurant, yesterday the Vancouver Police confirmed that the pickle was being held in their custody. It turns out …

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Jun 03

The Case Of The Disappearing Pickle And The Continuing Agitation At The Pidgin Restaurant

If there’s one thing that can be agreed on since Vancouver radicals upped the ante with an arson in May- the city is in a bit of a pickle. There are individuals in the Downtown Eastside who’ve been radicalizing parts of the community for years. And, now, it’s got to the point where political extremists are running around …

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Apr 19

[UPDATED] The Pidgin Protest: NDP MLA David Eby’s Downtown Eastside Olympic Legacy…

Update: The people of Vancouver-Point Grey have now elected Eby into office, God help us all… Radical activism in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) has been getting out of hand for several years now- beginning in the early 2000’s with the formation of the infamous (and now defunct) Anti-Poverty Committee. The APC was a militant anarchist organization …

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