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Former homeless man to take City of Vancouver to court

November 22, 2012

Pivot Legal Society is going to court on behalf of a former homeless man to challenge three Vancouver city bylaws. Lawyer Scott Bernstein says a 57-year-old man was ticketed and harassed, when he couldn’t find shelter space.  “The combination of the three bylaws say there is no legal place for a homeless person to sleep [...]

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Homeless man challenges Vancouver bylaws that prohibit sleeping outside

November 22, 2012
Homeless man challenges Vancouver bylaws that prohibit sleeping outside

A formerly homeless man is challenging the constitutionality of three City of Vancouver bylaws that prohibit sleeping on streets or in parks and erecting a shelter on city property.  Global TV BC News

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City of Vancouver set to launch long-term food strategy

November 22, 2012

The long-term plan, scheduled to go to city council in late January 2013, will include over 60 actions intended to expand Vancouver’s food system. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Homeless man challenges Vancouver bylaws that prohibit sleeping outside

November 22, 2012

A formerly homeless man is challenging the constitutionality of three City of Vancouver bylaws that prohibit sleeping on streets or in parks and erecting a shelter on city property. Clarence Taylor, 57, says the bylaws violate his right to life, liberty and security of person. The Pivot Legal Society is filing a lawsuit on his [...]

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Vancouver uses recycled material to pave streets

November 15, 2012
Vancouver uses recycled material to pave streets

The City of Vancouver is showing off a new, green material to pave our streets.                The city is experimenting with a new blend of asphalt as it paves a stretch of Kingsway near Slocan. General manager of engineering services Peter Judd says the asphalt is mixed with plastic from items in household blue bins. “It’s [...]

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