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The right to the city, David Dennis, part 4

David Dennis-President elect, United Native Nations, spoke about the affects of power on native people and the resulting loss of language and spirituality.

David Eby on credibility gap of civil liberties

David Eby, the executive director of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCCLA). Mr. Eby spoke about the credibility gap between what authorities responsible for the games are saying about how there will be no impact on civil liberties and the raft of new City of Vancouver By-laws that were passed at Council last June […]

Counsillor Anton’s motion to exempt Landlords from Taxes

At the September 22 City of Vancouver (CoV) Council meeting, Councillor Anton will attempt to move a motion to exempt Landlords from the Provincial governments planned harmonization of the provincial sales tax with Federal government’s Goods and Services Tax (GST).link to the actual motion The Motion speaks to the new Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), which […]

Unite Here Local 40 Rally Friday September 11

On Friday September 11th Unite Here Local 40 held a rally to support workers of the Coast Plaza Hotel who are in negotiations for a new contract. The sticking point in the negotiations is the issue of the workers’ “transfer rights” to move their contract to a new hotel in Coal Harbour from the West […]

Tenants of Golden Crown Hotel speak about illegal evictions

DERA speaks out about illegal evictions at Golden Crown Hotel

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Tenants of Golden Crown being illegally evicted

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Opening day of Canada Line

more photos A lot of bad blood has been spilled over the Canada Line. I know as I was at the COPE meetings in the bad old days when the “Friend’s of Larry Campbell” were exiting the party. Raymond Louie was routinely hackled each time he showed his face at a meeting for casting his […]