Forum-"Future of Chinatown" 论坛:“唐人街路向何方”

Community Forum: Panel Discussion on “Future of Chinatown” 论坛:“唐人街路向何方”  Join SRA(Strathcona Resident Association) for an evening of Panel Discussion on the “Future of Chinatown”. (followed by a brief update from last SRA meeting) Is Chinatown in the cross

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Note to Reader: I made this presentation on February 9th 2017 at a forum that was hosted by UVIC, Amnesty International, Sierra Club BC, Council of Canadian, Kairos BC. It was a 20 minute presentation so this article is a bit long.Introduction Sometimes it

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Our generation’s fight for Chinatown | The Volcano on

By the Chinatown Youth Coalition Less than a year old, a coalition of youth organizations has made a noticeable impact in resisting rapid development and fighting for culturally-appropriate social housing and services in Chinatown, Vancouver. Members inclu

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Don’t Defund the U.N., Just Say ‘Go!’, by Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

There are some swamps that we have to drain because they’re our swamps. Washington is our swamp. The lesson of the 2016 election is that people across the ideological spectrum are furious at Washington. Our incoming president won because he convinced enoug

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Aga Khan Foundation Canada - Digital Dividends: Launch of the 2016 World Development Report

March 22, 2016 – Rapid innovations in digital technology have the potential to profoundly affect the lives of billions of people, through better acces...

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Vancouver youth, developer at odds over proposed Chinatown condos

Time is running out for public input into a controversial mixed-use proposal in Vancouver's Chinatown, prompting push back from those who say they want to preserve the cultural heritage of the community.

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Here's Why the Oil Sands Advisory Panel is Facing Significant Challenges - David Yager - Yager Management - News & Media for the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry |

          By David Yager, August 10, 2016 Entrepreneur. Consultant. Journalist. Political Activist. When it was announced in July that Tzeporah Berman was to be the Chair of Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group (OSAG) representing the ENGOs

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Vancouver Chinatown revitalization: advocates worry over heritage loss, social housing

The Chinatown Concern Group voiced their concerns about the city's economic revitalization plan now under way saying they're opposed to the city's proposals to build condo towers and high-density buildings.

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Former Vancouver city planner says Chinatown's heritage needs to be preserved

Nathan Edelson, former Vancouver city planner, says it'd be a 'mistake' to let Chinatown get wiped out by big business needs. He's part of a panel taking place Sunday that will tackle Chinatown's future.

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Buffalo Billion Probe: Bad Apples or Broken System?

Gov. Cuomo in Buffalo (photo via The Governor's Office) As U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office issues a storm of subpoenas to the administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo and his close associates in relation to the state’s Buffalo Billion economic developm

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Canadian Politician: Proposal Allowing Pepper Spray Is ‘Offensive’ to Women , by Katherine Timpf, National Review

Canada’s minister of status of women, Patty Hajdu, has denounced a proposal that would allow Canadians to carry pepper spray, saying it’s “offensive” to women because it focuses on women protecting themselves rather than on stopping men from attacking. The

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UNTOLD STORIES: voices of Chinatown seniors

Join us for a public conversation about the changes in Chinatown as experienced by Chinese speaking seniors that live in the neighbourhood. For many seniors, Chinatown is not only a place where they live, but it is also where their basic necessities are me

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Democrats founded the KKK, fought the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, instituted Jim Crow Laws, fought the 1965 Civil Rights Act and continue to keep racism alive and blacks on their liberal plantation. This is an excerpt from the award-winning documentary

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Protect the Heart of Vancouver's Chinatown!

Chinatown is under siege. A proposed market rate development on 105 Keefer Street threatens the cultural and economic fabric of Chinatown. “Our Chinatown is being bought up by developers. What’s...

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UN takes Saudi coalition off Yemen list of child violators

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Following a vehement protest from Saudi Arabia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday removed the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen from a list of government forces that committed grave violations against children

Trump Puts Global-Warming Action and Entitlement Reform on Ice, by Michael Barone, National Review

It’s been a tough year for political elites, here and around the world, what with the passage of Brexit in June in Britain, the repudiation of Colombia’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient in the October FARC referendum, and the defeat of America’s Nobel Peace Pr

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New developments upset Chinatown residents concerned about heritage

New buildings in Vancouver's Chinatown are prompting concern among residents about the changing character of the historic neighbourhood.

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Chinatown buildings could be 200 feet wide under new city proposal

Chinatown has traditionally been a low-rise neighbourhood of small stores on 25-foot lots. But heritage activists fear much of the historic neighbourhood will be demolished if a new city proposal to allow buildings up to 200 feet wide goes through. "When y

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