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The "Socially Responsible Van" tour is, to be blunt, completely and totally irresponsible. The tour capitalizes on and monetizes the misfortune of others. It lumps all residents of the Downtown Eastside into the same dismissive, downtrodden boat of addiction, poverty and illness.
With so much of the attention focused on Victoria's tent city and Vancouver's skyrocketing home prices in the housing debate, one group is left hollering, "Hey, what about us?" That group is all of the Province's renters, and it's a group worth listening to.
Compassion can be found just about anywhere.
Many people in Surrey are hard-working families and just trying to get by. The last thing these families and their children need is your social stigma thrown at them.
One man was dead and two others were in cardiac arrest when paramedics called police to a home in Vancouver last Sunday.  A
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The topic of homelessness is a hotly contested one in Vancouver, especially for those residing in the downtown core. Plans
Tempers flared at a public meeting Wednesday night as downtown Vancouver residents got their first chance to voice their
Having lived in Victoria, Hedley, Keremeos, Penticton, and Summerland, Mahoney has called Vancouver home since 1999. His
After hours on her feet slinging drinks and serving meals in downtown Vancouver, Shaylen Washburn swaps her restaurant apron