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Anti-Anti-Gentrification Protests Rise Up

As protests and public discussion over gentrification in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside heat up, some local residents want to make it clear that anti-gentrification activists don't speak for everybody....
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Mark Brand's Vision To Do Right By His DTES Neighbours

Talk is cheap, and Vancouver's Mark Brand exemplifies the social entrepreneur who's all about getting things done. Brand's business isn't about stuffing his personal bottom line. Over coffee at his diner, Save On Meats, he shared his vision and goal for being a leader and creating a social business model that's independently sustainable, while supporting the local community.
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Free Sandwiches For DTES Homeless

Mark Brand wants to help feed the homeless one breakfast sandwich at a time. Brand, the owner of Save On Meats at 43 West Hastings in Vancouver plans to unveil a program where people can purchase toke...