DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE VANCOUVER

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Moving On From Gentrification to 'Shared Neighborhoods'

It's hard to have a conversation about gentrification, with all the baggage around the word. As long as many argue that any level of gentrification is to be absolutely avoided, positive and responsible change remains virtually impossible. Recently urbanist Richard Florida joined others in suggesting we need a new word to replace gentrification, asking "if all economic development and neighbourhood revitalization is gentrification, how do we grow and improve our urban areas?"
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MISSING: One Police Hand Gun

Vancouver police have launched an intensive search for a police firearm after an officer lost the handgun in the city’s Downtown Eastside. A Sig Sauer P226 pistol with the serial number U778210 was l...