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Finding peace and harmony on the DTES

April 4, 2013
Finding peace and harmony on the DTES

Groups in the Downtown Eastside met Wednesday night to brainstorm ideas to bridge the needs of business and people who live there without excluding anyone.   Wes Regan, Executive Director for the Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Association says the gentrification issue has been a little overblown, “For us it is not about trying to convince [...]

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DTES chosen for new condo project

March 26, 2013
DTES chosen for new condo project

The Vancouver Development Permit Board has voted unanimously in favor of a new condo project in the Downtown Eastside.   The 24-units will go up in the 500 block of East Cordova in the Oppenheimer Park neighborhood. Ivan Drury who often speaks on behalf of many residents of the area says city hall should have [...]

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Gentrification protests continue outside DTES eatery, but Pidgin owner looks to positives

February 20, 2013
Gentrification protests continue outside DTES eatery, but Pidgin owner looks to positives

Anti-poverty activists were out protesting at Pidgin restaurant again Tuesday, vowing they will continue the daily demonstrations until the trendy new eatery in Vancouver’s impoverished Downtown Eastside moves. Global TV BC News

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Poverty voyeurism? Owner of upscale DTES restaurant says he’s not going anywhere, despite daily protests

February 19, 2013

A just-opened upscale restaurant in the heart of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has become a lightning rod for anti-gentrification protesters. Co-owner Brandon Grossutti said protesters have told him their goal is to get his restaurant — viewed as a symbol of encroaching gentrification in the neighbourhood — to shut down. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Update: Woman from DTES care home found

December 24, 2012

A Vancouver woman who went missing from her Downtown Eastside care home has been found safe and sound. Darline Margaret Barnhouse, 68, was located in North Vancouver, Vancouver Police said Sunday evening. The Province – News / Vancouver

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