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Activists worry new Vancouver project will raise Downtown Eastside rents

August 29, 2013

Anti-poverty advocates accuse real-estate company of pricing out the poor and pushing up property values globeandmail – British Columbia

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SUCCESS CEO asking Translink to look at multilingual public adress system

July 21, 2013
SUCCESS CEO asking Translink to look at multilingual public adress system

Should Translink have a multilingual public address system? The CEO of S.U.C.C.E.S.S, an organization which helps immigrants settle into Canada, says it’s worth looking at. Queenie Choo says it could be of specific use in emergency situations. “If it is a missing of a child, I think those are very critical and emergency situations where [...]

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Residents still think developers have missed the mark

July 18, 2013
Residents still think developers have missed the mark

Many Mount Pleasant residents getting a look at the revised proposal for a high rise development in their community say they aren’t any happier this time around. At an open house Thursday evening Tim Agg, who’s lived in the area for 30 years, says sticking a 22 story monstrosity in the middle of it could [...]

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Taxi drivers worry about bikes along Point Grey Road

July 16, 2013
Taxi drivers worry about bikes along Point Grey Road

The BC Taxi Association is weighing in on the controversy surrounding proposed bike lanes for Vancouver’s west side. Association President Mohan Kang says the bike lanes should go along west Third Avenue or West 8th rather than Point Grey Road. Kang says Point Grey Road’s an important artery and any bike lanes along the route will have [...]

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Viaduct plans worry community gardeners

July 15, 2013
Viaduct plans worry community gardeners

People using a community garden in Vancouver’s False Creek are asking the city not to pave over their paradise. CBC | British Columbia News

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