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Freezing temperatures and cheery Christmas shopping brought out the best in everyone in Vancouver DTES
Roland Clarke, Richard Cunningham, Jacek Lorek, Hendrik Beune and Vendors braved the sub zero weather to work at the DTES Street Market.
After working for both NGOs and government, Mark Hamann is now a researcher and lecturer at James Cook University in Townsville.
His research interests cross several disciplines but generally relate to marine wildlife ecology, marine and freshwater turtle biology, marine wildlife management, conservation biology, and the impacts of plastic pollution on marine ecosystems. 1,094 more words
This week, team H.I.5 went to explore the residual spaces (common corridors in particular), and how the existing residents are using the space. Through this investigation, we hope to understand what common corridor mean to the residents, and what memories it could have held to them. 747 more words
City's Actions Displace Low-Income Seniors, Artists and threaten 120 year old Ming Sun Benevolent Society Historic Property in Japantown!
CITY TO BLAME FOR DESTRUCTION OF HERITAGE BUILDING, HOUSING FOR VULNERABLE SENIORS AND AFFORDABLE ARTIST STUDIO SPACE
Representatives of the Ming Sun Benevolent Society, members of Instant Coffee artist collective and outraged citizens of Vancouver held a news conference to reveal how the City of Vancouver ignored its own rules and demolished a building, resulting in not only the possible loss of one of the oldest buildings in Vancouver, but also the displacement of low income seniors, an artist collective, and the Ming Sun Benevolent Society. 98 more words