Commentary and Views

‘Not having housing is life-threatening’: Activist takes the stage at Vancouver forum on future of housing

Mayor Gregor Robertson said the city needs help from senior governments to crackdown on owners of rundown SRO hotel/rooming houses. JASON PAYNE / PNG

The focus of a forum Saturday on the future of housing in Vancouver abruptly shifted to those with no homes at all, when an advocate for the homeless took over from city staff. The City of Vancouver’s “Big Conversation” brought…
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Paul Mochrie continues his corrupt and unprofessional actions now with the Balmoral Hotel Crisis

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What a stunning and disturbing scene when we saw Paul Mochrie standing in front of reporters pretending that he is doing his job by taking action against the notorious Balmoral Hotel.  However, the truth is that we never saw Paul…
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Townhall to discuss the BC election and the struggle against demovictions

Beyond the Election: The Housing We Need Townhall to discuss the BC election and the struggle against demovictions When: Wednesday, May 3rd, 6:30pm  2017 Where: Burnaby Neighbourhood House  (4460 Beresford Street) The 2017 BC election is taking place during the heights…
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Kathleen Thomas who was fired from Toronto City Council is again engaging in misconduct

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It is sad to report that Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas who was fired from Toronto City Hall then got hired at Vancouver City Hall is now AGAIN accused of wrong doing. This time she supported the abuse of a homeless advocate and…
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