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Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Olla Urban Flower Project: Vancouver's first fair trade flower shop
Megan Branson, Director of Olla Urban Flower Project, delivered the flowers herself. The plant and flower shop, which is located in the Downtown Eastside (DTES), buys local and ethically...
Jan 9th, 2012
Gentrification killing off low-income rooms in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Report shows development driving up rents, reducing number of welfare-level rooming houses.
Dec 14th, 2011
Mad Dog Opens Big Can of City Dog Food in Vancouver
Mad Dog’s “golden castle” is a replica of a Strathcona home that in today’s market sells for a million dollars and is renovated and fortified with bars that keep out robbers on drugs.
Feb 8th, 2010
Hope in Shadows: Seven Years of Empowering the Downtown Eastside Residents
Are you good at wrapping Christmas gifts? Your wrapping skills didn’t matter much at the workshop hosted by PIVOT for Hope in Shadows vendors.
Dec 2nd, 2009
Prostitution and transforming a predator’s world
[Editors Note: This is a revised version of a previous article.] "A measure of our society’s worth and compassion is how we treat our most vulnerable citizens. If we fail to do all we can to...
Dec 2nd, 2009
Transforming a Predators' World
"A measure of our society's worth and compassion is how we treat our most vulnerable citizens. If we fail to do all we can to protect those who cannot speak for themselves, we cannot call ours...
Nov 20th, 2009