Vancouver Poverty

Police Tickets Target Poor Areas: Groups

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vancouver police are coming under fire once again for what two local organizations say is the discriminatory enforcement of a city bylaw o...

Liveable Income Guarantee Promised

CBC | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. Green Party is pledging to introduce a "guaranteed livable income" aimed at eliminating poverty if elected in May. “We can elim...

Homeless Fines?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The City of Vancouver is looking to massively increase penalties for certain bylaw violations, a move that one activist blog says amounts to a "fine f...

A Changing Downtown Eastside

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Herb Varley measures the transformation of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside by the trendy cafes, upscale grocery stores and high-priced salon...

'Crack Shacks And Brothels'

CBC | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Several tenants and ex-employees of publicly owned housing in Vancouver say their buildings are marred by revolting conditions, rampant crime and shod...