Vol 1 #2 Winter Edition 2017

Winter Edition – Vol 1- #2 (Jan 2017)
HIP replacement in da Ghetto +Chinesish-town, bike wars in Strathcona

50 years since Vancouver’s Chinatown last faced a potentially fatal threat, two giant freeways, the enclave is again in a possible fight for its life.  This time it’s death by 1,000 tiny cuts: new upscale commercial and residential development mostly built, occupied and patronised by whites.

Another big difference is that this time Chinese-Canadian business leaders are not fighting back. It was they, actually, who supported a hardfought 2011 rezoning that allows 15 storey buildings in key areas of Chinatown.

OTHER STORIES: Hip Replacement In The Ghetto. Skid Row getting a facelift in places, but it could go too far.

GIMME SHELTER: Columnist Amraah White tells the story of how she has ended up in a homeless shelter in the Oppenheimer core of the DTES, at age 79!

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