VANCOUVER GENTRIFICATION

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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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Anarchists Claim Vancouver House Fire

An anarchist group appears to be taking responsibility for a fire early Wednesday morning at a housing complex under construction in East Vancouver. The warning “We'll be back" and a circle-A anarchy...
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Vancouver Housing Issues Need New Development Model

This model of development, mixing both non-market and market uses in a self-supported manner is an innovative, yet repeatable approach. We recognize these two projects will not solve the housing or affordability issues that plague Vancouver, but we do believe they are small, positive steps forward towards creating more vibrant mixed communities throughout the city.
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Anarchists Smash Pizzeria's Windows

A local restaurant owner says someone smashed the windows of his pizzeria on Commercial Drive for the third time in the last half year. Ryan Chilibeck, owner of the Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, said t...