Low-wage housing squeeze

Low-wage housing squeezed

By Matthew Burrows, The Georgia Straight, July 13, 2006

Pivot releases report on Vancouver’s low-income housing crisis

Pivot releases report on Vancouver’s low-income housing crisis

Vancouver, B.C., September 21, 2006

Vancouver’s homelessness crisis is about to get a lot worse unless immediate action is taken, according to Pivot Legal Society’s new report, Cracks in the Foundation: Solving the Housing Crisis in Canada’s Poorest Neighbourhood.

Olympic Profits Vs. Downtown Eastside

Olympic Profits: The 2010 Games versus Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

By Christopher A. Shaw, Briarpatch Magazine, August 2008

Warehouse for Homeless in 2010

Anti-Olympic activist questions 2010 homeless plan

'Warehouse' rumour prompts freedom of information request

Cheryl Rossi, Vancouver Courier
Published: Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Report Finds 'Stunning' Increase in Vancouver Homeless

'Stunning' increase in numbeof Greater Vancouver homeless

373 per cent jump since 2002 count

Jack Keating, The Province
Wednesday, September 17, 2008

BC Court says homeless can camp in parks

B.C. court says homeless can camp in parks

Jim Gibson , Canwest News Service
Published: Victoria Times-Colonist, Tuesday, October 14, 2008

VICTORIA - The city's homeless can now set up camp in Victoria parks, according to a B.C. Supreme Court decision Tuesday.

Homeless Camp Refuses to Leave 'City Property'

Homeless refuse order to leave East Vancouver park

By Christina Montgomery, The Province
Published: Friday, October 31, 2008

Six of 11 homeless people ordered off a corner of city land this week drew a line in the cold, wet dirt and abandoned camp litter Thursday -- and put their tents back up.

VANOC Criticized Over Lack of Affordable Housing

Advocates criticizing VANOC over affordable housing woes

John Bermingham, The Province
Published: Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Housing advocates say the 2010 Olympics are out of the medals when it comes to affordable housing.

Mice-Infested Hotels for a Few Homeless

Vancouver's homeless find little comfort in mice-infested hotels

Monday, December 8, 2008, CBC News

Homeless people who have been moved by the city into hotels in the Downtown Eastside say the accommodations are no better than living on the street.

Homeless Woman Burns to Death: Vancouver

Woman's body discovered in burning shopping cart

VANCOUVER — A 47-year-old Abbotsford, B.C. woman has died after trying to stay warm in a shopping cart in downtown Vancouver early Friday morning.

19/12/2008 CTV News/ctvbc.ca

Her body was discovered between after 4:30 a.m. at the corner of Davie Street and Hornby Street.

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