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Community Rat Count Results to be Released at Pantages Rubble Site

by Downtown Eastside Not for Developers Coalition


For Immediate Release

July 16 2012

COMMUNITY RAT COUNT RESULTS TO BE RELEASED AT PANTAGES RUBBLE SITE

UNCEDED COAST SALISH TERRITORIESIt's been almost 2 months since the Downtown Eastside Community Rat Count revealed rats swarming all over the condo development site at 138 E. Hastings.

The City of Vancouver promised to ensure the health and safety of residents around Pantages. They issued an order to the lot owner Marc Williams to “commence an program to eliminate the pest problem” and clean up the demolition site.

This Monday July 16 join low-income residents and organizers to see the results of the city’s promised actions and hear about the ongoing effects of the site on local residents as they issue a challenge to city officials and the owner and proposed developer of the Pantages.

DAY: Monday July 16

TIME: 11am

PLACE: Pantages demolition site, Hastings Street side (about 138 E Hastings)

Information: Downtown Eastside Not for Developers Coalition

Jean Swanson, 604-729-2380

 

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