Author Archive: John Zakharia Vancouver

Vancouverites set to take to the streets demanding action on housing, crackdown on lawbreaking in real estate

Vancouverites are getting ready to take to the streets demanding the province to act on housing and crackdown on rampant speculation and criminal activity plaguing the the region’s real estate market. The first Rally for Affordable Housing Action by the umbrella group…
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A public hearing for 58 West Hastings will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6 pm at Vancouver City Hall.

A public hearing for 58 West Hastings will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6 pm at Vancouver City Hall. The notice of public hearing can be read here: http://rezoning.vancouver.ca/applications/58whastings/documents/58WHastings-PHPostcard-2018-01-16.pdf   Full application here http://rezoning.vancouver.ca/applications/58whastings/index.htm

Lawyers say Vancouver has failed low-income tenants

After hundreds of violations, squalid conditions remain at the Downtown Eastside hotel. Living in the Regent Hotel means constantly guarding your belongings from mice and rats, lining up to use one toilet shared between 20 people, and the constant concern…
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AGAIN. OFFICE OF POLICE COMPLAINTS COMMISSION ALLOWED VPD TO ABUSE THE POOR.

OFFICE OF POLICE COMPLAINTS COMMISSION

Many are aware and are up to date on the notorious and infamous Office of Police Complaints in BC.  However, not too many people are aware that those who file a complaint have a 90% FAIL RATE when they file a…
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