In Surrey, 2010 Building Displaces the Poor

2010 building displaces the hungry

By Kevin Diakiw - Surrey North Delta Leader
Published: December 26, 2008

Slumlords Should be Fined, Housing Activists Say

Worst slumlords should be fined, activists insist

Living standards of skid-row hotels come under fire as tenancy branch has failed to use monetary club

By Andy Ivens, The Province, January 17, 2009

Emergency Bill to Bail Out Olympic Village

Vancouver gets OK to borrow to finish Olympic Athletes' Village

City charter amended after marathon debate

CBC News, Sunday, January 18, 2009

The City of Vancouver has been given the go-ahead to borrow the money it needs to complete the Athletes' Village for the 2010 Winter Games.

Social Housing May be Cut at Olympic Pillage

Latest cost overruns may slash social housing in Olympic Village project

CBC News, Monday, February 16, 2009

About 250 social housing units included as part of the Olympic Village project for the 2010 Winter Games may face the axe due to new cost overruns, according to a Vancouver city administrative report.

Homeless Crisis Grows in BC North

Homeless Crisis Grows in BC North

Shelter is scarce and even 'jungle camps' are shut to the jobless and addicted. A Tyee special report.

By Sean Condon, TheTyee.ca, Published: March 16, 2009

"What does homelessness mean to you," asks Herb, a middle-aged, homeless
aboriginal man.

Homeless Man Shot by Vancouver Police

Knife-wielding man shot dead by police named

Updated: Mon Mar. 23 2009, CTV News, ctvbc.ca

Police have named the homeless man shot dead on Friday by two Vancouver police officers.

He is 58-year-old Michael Vann Hubbard, who had previously lived at the Salvation Army's Belkin House shelter on Homer St.

Homeless Man Shot by Police Not 'Suspect'

Man shot and killed by Vancouver police was not ‘suspect’

By Lori Culbert, Vancouver Sun, March 24, 2009

VANCOUVER — A homeless man armed with an X-Acto knife who was shot and killed by Vancouver police last week was not the break-in suspect police were pursuing, a senior officer said Tuesday.

Grand March for Housing, Vancouver, April 4, 2009

Large Mobilization Against Homelessness, For Social Housing

On Saturday April 4, 2009, as many as 2,000 people participated in the 'Grand March for Housing' in downtown Vancouver.

Olympic Athletes Village Could Win Mould Gold

Village could win mould gold: Subcontractors are accused of taking shortcuts in building Olympic condos

Another Olympic-related Eviction of Low-income Housing

Residents claim eviction is Olympics-related

CBC News, cbc.ca, September 5, 2009

Residents of a vermin-infested hotel in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside say their landlord is trying to evict them to make room for Olympic business.

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