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Vancouver's 'Poverty Olympics' Protest Millions Spent On Winter Games

 A crowd yesterday protested the spending of hundreds of millions of dollars on the Olympic Winter Games while still being home to one of the most impoverished communities in Canada. Th "Poverty Olympics," drew a crowd of about 200, some of whom carried signs like "Homes Not Games" to shine an international spotlight onthe problem of homelessness in Vancouver and the poverty on the Downtown Eastside.

The news of the protest made it into the Huffington Post and Reuters.

 

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