2010 building displaces the hungry
By Kevin Diakiw - Surrey North Delta Leader
Published: December 26, 2008
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Village could win mould gold: Subcontractors are accused of taking shortcuts in building Olympic condos
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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