Tag: DTES

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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Feb 16

Cop Watch Leader Makes Veiled Threat Against Vancouver Police Officer (Feat. Jamie Richardson)

The first Cop Watch started in the San Francisco Bay area by Van Jones, an American Maoist who later became Barack Obama’s “Green Jobs Czar” (and was thrown out after his extremist connections were exposed). It sounds like a good idea on the surface, ordinary citizens standing on the sidelines with video cameras keeping an eye …

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Jan 26

Multi-Million Dollar Homeowner Announces MP Candidacy In Vancouver’s Poorest Riding (Feat. Jenny Kwan)

Yesterday Vancouver NDP MLA Jenny Kwan announced her intention to run for Libby Davies’ soon to be vacant seat in Parliament. Kwan has a long history in the neighbourhood and was once a member of the Downtown Eastside Resident’s association- a now defunct housing organization partially founded by Davies that died after a financial scandal involving …

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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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Mar 25

NDP MLA Jenny Kwan, Ellen Woodsworth, DTES Corruption And The Future Of Vancity Credit Union

Correction: This article originally listed Rich Coleman as being married to Janice Abbott- this is, of course, wrong. As I wrote back in 2012, her husband is Shane Ramsay. For the past three years, this site has been pointing out the corruption in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES), the neighbourhood that brought us the phrase “poverty …

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