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Low-income residents in Vancouver's Olympic Village fear they will be forced to move from their social housing units due to utility bills they say they can't afford to pay. At...
Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson began his second term today (December 5) with a pledge to strike a task force on housing affordability. The announcement was part of Robertson’...
Outgoing COPE councillor Ellen Woodsworth was described by Mayor Gregor Robertson during the last council meeting of the current term as a “tireless advocate for affordable...
As the official start for the Non-Partisan Association’s two incoming city councillors approaches on Monday (December 5), Suzanne Anton is considering her next steps. “I only...
Social housing advocates in the Downtown Eastside received a message of support from Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein today (December 1). Klein spoke at a demonstration...
Vancouver city council finalized a rezoning today (November 29) that would allow for the relocation of Edgewater Casino to a site next to B.C. Place. Councillors voted to...
The anti-gambling group Vancouver Not Vegas is arguing that the relocation of Edgewater Casino to a site next to BC Place should be referred to a public hearing before city...
It was a sombre moment that first prompted Samantha Nutt to start asking questions about the impacts of war. In 1995, as the medical-school graduate was speaking with women...
An interim 24-hour women’s shelter will open in the Downtown Eastside next week, the B.C. government announced today. The 26 low-barrier, women-only shelter beds will be...
Adriane Carr calls her win in the Vancouver civic election last weekend a “victory for democracy”. On a budget of about $15,000, the Green candidate managed to secure a city...

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