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Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek

by Isaac Oommen

The demo began at Science World
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
The first confrontation with police and private security at the gates
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Police tried to take down one of the demonstrators, but failed as activists pulled him away
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
The demonstration soon tore through the gates
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
The second confrontation took place at the doors to the exhibition hall
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Police were particularly brutal in disallowing protesters from getting into the hall
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Demo for Social Housing Takes False Creek
Having the doors to the hall shut on them, activists hammered on the glass until the open house was cancelled

Housing activists with VANACT and allies took the Flase Creek housing development on 15 May. Demonstraters stopped the open house that was taking place in the area, calling out the developers' broken promises regarding social housing in the area.

For a more in-depth written article on the demonstration, read Housing Activists Take False Creek.

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Comments

Well done, Isaac!  Great

Well done, Isaac!  Great photos of a great day. 

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