While poverty activists' concerns are valid, working to bring jobs and business to the Downtown Eastside is the surest way to alleviate poverty.
Supporters demand a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
Save On Meats introduced their new series of cooking classes, including the Sausage and Bacon 101 which I delved right in to.
Two Chefs and a Table, known for their workplace catering and their quaint bistro in Gastown, is now bringing to the table a new kind of dining - Test Kitchen Tuesdays. In an unconventional manner...
Rows of lush kale, beets and lettuce are a-sprouting on a Downtown Eastside lot, where the Portland Hotel Society is growing a new food garden and tackling food insecurity raised by a recent UN visit.
Last April, as lawyers prepared for an inquiry into the Pickton investigation, retired street nurse Bonnie Fournier was told to expect a call. Nine days remain, and she's still waiting.
As the Missing Women Inquiry hit its last weeks – mired in claims of sexism, racism and illegitimacy – 15 excluded organizations called for national and international action.
The Pickton inquiry faced a new setback today, as the lawyer for Aboriginal interests quit – the latest in a string of boycotts and criticisms which some say has cost the commission its legitimacy.
Jim Green, defender of the poor, activist, politician, football-lover, died Tuesday morning. He was 68 years old, and was battling lung cancer. "It is with great sadness...
Describing a 'turning, wrenching feeling,' would-be police informant Bill Hiscox reveals to VO what it was like on serial killer Robert 'Willie' Pickton's farm.