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DTES

Crack pipes delivered to addicts

As Downtown Eastside residents await the arrival of clean crack pipes at Insite, workers from the PHS Vancouver Mobile Needle Exchange deliver tens of thousands of clean crack pipes to drug users in...

Caroline Macgillivray's Beauty Night on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

"Oh, you're so pretty," exclaims Theresa,  a short-haired woman as she greets Beauty Night founder, Caroline Macgillivray. Theresa throws her arms around Macgillivray in a warm embrace. "So...

Liveblogging the Chinatown height review public hearings

11:12 -- Gregor Robertson says that the hearing will continue on April 5 at 7:30p.m. 10:55 -- Councillor Jang asks, "Do you think businesses would be able to co-exist with the height increase?' Tom...

With "The Forgotten," MOA sought to open conversation about murdered and missing women

But in the end, the show was cancelled. Part Two in a three-part series on the cancellation of Pamela Masik’s “The Forgotten”.

In Canada's poorest neighborhood, a pastor serves mass and lunch

When I arrive at the Lutheran Urban Mission Society in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, Pastor Brian Heinrich offers me a seat underneath a verse from Scripture, I John 3:17-18: “… if anyone has the...

Gunfire injures three in Gastown

Three women and a man were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a multiple shooting early Sunday morning in Gastown. Two of the victims have since been...

Sex trade worker assaulted with pellet gun

A female sex-trade worker is recovering from minor injuries and one man is facing criminal charges after she was shot at with a pellet gun just after 3:30 a.m. in the area of East Hastings Street...

Brian Heinrich and the Lutheran Urban Mission Society in Vancouver’s DTES

This is part one in a three part series...

Downtown South community captures 2010 Winter Games images

  Many of the images we have of the 2010 Winter Games were captured by professional photographers. People living in Vancouver’s lower income inner city communities, however, recorded a very...

Vancouver First Nations DTES smudge ceremony

Vancouver’s First Nations peoples have always held ceremonies calling all people to come together to connect with themselves, each other, Mother Earth and the Great Spirit.