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Downtown Eastside

Four groups say they'll have to skip Pickton inquiry because province won't fund them

Attorney general's office was urged by inquiry to help pay official participants' expenses, but continues to refuse.

Vancouver cops seek methadone thief

Robber hit up Downtown Eastside pharmacy for jugs of drug dissolved in juice drink

Charges laid in Downtown Eastside murder

Vancouver Police are confirming that charges have now been laid in the city's third homicide, which happened in the Downtown Eastside near Carrall and Easthastings on Wednesday.  Twenty-four...

Murdered victims painted in "The Forgotten" need respect

The way I speak is through my paint brush… How was I going to tell the truth if I painted every single one of those women who went missing and many murdered in a pretty light? …Why now do some people...

When an outsider paints the DTES missing women

Last night I spoke at a National Conference at SFU talking about 'The Forgotten” Project. There was so much hostility in the room by a group of women from the DTES [Downtown Eastside]…These women...

Vancouver's 5 best and 5 worst moments of 2010

This was the year that the eyes of the world were on Vancouver. When did we shine and when did we fall short?

Police Chief Chu announces program to protect women

 We are standing today in the heart of a community where women are especially vulnerable to violence and danger.  They are the victims of predatory drug dealers and others who exploit...

Homeless man charged after robbing bookstore with kitchen knife

A homeless man appeared in court Monday morning after being arrested for allegedly robbing a bookstore on Oct. 22 in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. Spartacus Books, a volunteer run bookstore, was...

Stevie Cameron, author of "On The Farm," tells a gruesome tale of Robert Pickton's Vancouver

An interview with Stevie Cameron, author of "On The Farm", the bestselling new book about serial killer Robert Pickton. For Part Two, click on headline.

Giving unemployment the boot

It’s been a long road back from addiction for Darby Norton but with the help from organizations like Working Gear Clothing Society it’s becoming easier.