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Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall

by murray bush - flux photo

Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Dave and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on their way up
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Sid Chow Tan cheerleading
Dave weighs in
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Posing with Pidgin Pickle
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
Hunger Strike weighs in at City Hall
City Manager Penny Ballem shows up to say mayor out of town
City Manager Penny Ballem deflecting questions
 
VANCOUVER -  Hunger striker Homeless Dave has lost a pound a day over the past two weeks. At a "weigh in" at Vancouver City Hall today, Dave tipped the scales 14 lbs lighter than when he launched his open-ended hunger strike against gentrification in the Downtown Eastside.
 
A thinner but still upbeat Dave slipped a letter with his demands through Gregor Robertson's door, the mayor being 'out' when Dave and about 50 supporters dropped 'in.'
 
Dave's three main demands are social housing on the Sequel 138 condo site, housing and a wellness centre at the old cop shop at 312 Main and declare the Downtown Eastside a Social Justice Zone with City instituted policies to make it happen.
 
 
For more information on the hunger strike:
 
DtesHungerStrike on Facebook

 

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Comments

Fantastic as usual!

Totally amazing Murray!

Thank you soooo much!

tami

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