Welcome,  to the Crows.  See our latest Editorial from our Publisher as she defines the mission of this zine.   If you have not read it yet, see the last editorial from Jenny Kwan on the vital issue of housing.  Our regular columnist  TJ returns with another important issue – Cannabis.

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from Amraah our Publisher

‘Whatever the TRUTH is is more important than what we are given to think is true.’

This is the mindset I pledge to the Crows and to the people here in my community and in the wider city.. and beyond.

I’m inviting everyone to play with us to all our benefit.


I am prompted today to offer something of my experience of the opiate crisis ongoing here in Vancouver. What strikes me the most is that there seems to be nothing ...
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 RECONCILIATION   It’s now two months after the Reconciliation event in Strathcona Park September 23rd and as I am getting ready to write, I’m noticing there is more to consider than I ...
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Green Party candidate Pete Fry gives detailed answers on the DTES and Grandview-Woodlands.
  1. Please explain your role with Our Place, and say what it does and how you ...
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Commentary WOULD TWO (or more) WELFARE WEDNESDAYS A MONTH CUT DOWN ON CHEQUE DAY OVERDOSE SYNDROME? *The BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and other agencies are studying whether ...
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Twenty years since Bud Osborn et al protested drug deaths from HIV new group of activists planning on September 29 to plant 2,224 wooden crosses to mark three years' of ...
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Pete Fry pictured top, below is Jean Swanson FOR PETE'S SAKE, DON'T VOTE JEAN NPA still too strong to risk splitting left-wing vote too many ways (4000 words. This analysis ...
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Maria Wallstam of Carnegie Action Project pictured at top, and bottom, Landon Hoyt, executive director of Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Association. THE CROWS magazine is here presenting, for readers' information, ...
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By David Beattie CROWS editor It is not just the famous circle by the Gassy Jack statue and Chill Winston bar and restaurant that city planners are considering for special ...
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The Drive's main bus route, how do we fucking loathe thee? Let us count the ways. 3,000 words By Denzel Brownlove Special transit correspondent to The CROWS. Analysis and Opinion ...
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Viaducts removal, port expansion and new St Paul's Hospital to bring big changes for businesses Business owners and managers - have your say on mobility issues in the Strathcona Business ...
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  • Facing three tough options for an essential new road to replace the viaducts and serve the new St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver city ...
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