Posts Tagged ‘ Downtown Eastside ’

Oppal delivers Missing Women report to BC government

November 22, 2012
Oppal delivers Missing Women report to BC government

BC’s Missing Women commissioner has delivered his final report to the provincial government, and the Ministry of Justice has promised to make it public before Christmas. Wally Oppal spent several months reviewing the events leading up to the 2002 arrest of serial killer Robert Pickton, and why police were not able to stop him sooner. [...]

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Downtown Eastside housing project a ‘game-changer’ for area, developer says

November 20, 2012

On the sidewalk in front of 138 East Hastings, across from Vancouver’s supervised injection site, developer Marc Williams meets The Province to talk about his $ 30-million mixed-use condo project. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Not-so-secret Santa brings White Christmas to Downtown Eastside

November 20, 2012

Sharon-Lee White is a skid-row Santa. Each year the secret Santa lovingly wraps up a rather unorthodox care package for residents of Vancouver’s gritty Downtown Eastside. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Whistling Bernie Smith remembered in pictures

November 16, 2012

Bernie Smith joined the Vancouver police in 1945 and was with the force for 34 years before retiring in 1979. He was famous for a 1974 National Film Board documentary called Whistling Smith that followed him on his rounds around Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside. Here are some memories of Smith from our photo archives. Vancouver [...]

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Whistling Bernie Smith remembered in pictures

November 16, 2012

Bernie Smith joined the Vancouver police in 1945 and was with the force for 34 years before retiring in 1979. He was famous for a 1974 National Film Board documentary called Whistling Smith that followed him on his rounds around Vancouver’s notorious Downtown Eastside. Here are some memories of Smith from our photo archives. Vancouver [...]

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