Advocates overseeing dozens of campers living in Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park are pushing back against claims from Vancouver police and city workers that they feel unsafe in the park. 772 more words
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A man has been charged with dangerous driving after allegedly taking a car on a wild and dangerous ride through downtown Vancouver.
According to Vancouver police, the “erratic driver,” who investigators believe was impaired, was driving into oncoming traffic and towards pedestrians. 398 more words
Vancouver police are investigating a stabbing in the Downtown Eastside Monday night.
It happened in the north lane of the 100 block of East Hastings Street. 39 more words
The number of people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver has hit its highest level in nearly two decades, the latest homeless count shows.
The early results of the count released Wednesday identify 2,223 homeless people living in Vancouver, marking the highest number since the survey began in 2002. 901 more words
The Downtown Eastside Plan allows rezonings for larger buildings, but it requires them to provide 20% of the space as non-market housing. Onni have owned a property on East Hastings for several years, and have now submitted a rezoning proposal to build a total of four buildings, three on this site (on the corner of Clark Drive), and one on Raymur Avenue. 53 more words