Slumlord Has No Right to Evict Tenants

Rat-infested hotel has no right to evict tenants, says city

By Doug Ward, VANCOUVER SUN, September 8, 2009

VANCOUVER -- The City of Vancouver is urging tenants of a Downtown Eastside hotel to stay put in their vermin-infested units despite an eviction notice issued by their landlord.

Olympic Village $130 million Over Budget: Audit

Olympic village $130 million over budget: audit

By Miro Cernetig, Vancouver Sun columnist, October 5, 2009

VANCOUVER — If you need any more proof that mayors should stick to potholes, garbage pickup and leave the real-estate business to the professionals, just read on.

Act to force homeless into shelters introduced to Legislature

Act introduced to force homeless to shelters

Next month, B.C. police could have power to remove people from the street in extreme weather

By Jonathan Fowlie, Vancouver Sun, October 30, 2009

Police across British Columbia could have the power as early as next month to forcibly move homeless people to shelters during extreme weather.

Athlete's Village has social housing cut out

Athlete's village missing social housing aspect

Posted Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Renters Evicted for Olympic Rental

Homes not Games logo Students evicted in time for 2010 Olympics



Whistler Homeless Forced to Squamish

Whistler's homeless forced to go to Squamish, social worker says

Olympic organizers are 'locking down areas,' he charges
By Andrea Woo, Vancouver Sun, January 9, 2010

Anti-Poverty Groups Disrupt Government PR Event on Poverty

Anti-poverty protest mars event

Provincial gov't officially launches 'Downtown Eastside Connect'
Suzanne Fournier, The Province, Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Olympics on slippery slope after crackdown on homeless

Olympics on Slippery Slope After Crackdown on Homeless

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Olympic Tent Village Ends, Homelessness Continues

Olympic Tent Village Ends, Homelessness Continues

Tent city dismantled after housing found for 35 homeless people

Olympic Tent Village Request for Support


Since Feb 15, 2010 the Olympic Tent Village has been set up at 58 West
Hastings, an empty lot owned by notorious condo developer Concord Pacific,
currently being leased by VANOC as a parking lot for the Olympics.

The first few days at the Olympic Tent Village have gone strongly and

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