Tag Archives: INSITE

Vancouver Area Network of Drugs Users (VANDU)- Your Tax Dollars At Work!

Blocking traffic on the Cambie St Bridge today…

There’s a march going on right now in Vancouver. Just a few minutes ago VANDU was blocking traffic on the Cambie Street Bridge, carrying a banner saying ‘Homes Not Jails’…

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Naomi Klein Fights For The Needs Of Vancouver’s DTES Drug Dealers & Poverty Pimps!

Naomi Klein speaking beside Harsha Walia at the rally

One of the more interesting events I attended in Vancouver was the Occupy Condos event led by Harsha Walia. I have, for months, been quite confused by this event. It was only recently what it has begun to make sense to me…

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National Post: Relegated to Junk Mail…

I’ve never been a fan of the National Post, their stories always seemed a bit biased to me. And, I have a real problem with the fact that their parent company, PostMedia, has an unreasonable monopoly in the Vancouver Market.

Postmedia currently own both major Vancouver newspapers: The Vancouver Sun & The Province. I believe they also own a Vancouver Chinese newspaper named Tai Yang Bo (or something like that). This is illegal in most civilized countries…

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Occupy Vancouver is an unsafe place (Dare you walk down her path?)

The path to the edge of a cliff. (Taken at Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, BC)

I had a chance meeting with someone on the ferry a couple of days ago. He was friends with Ashlee, the girl who tragically died at Occupy Vancouver. He confirmed his belief that the incident was not connected to Occupy- but part of her personal experience. I could see how he was touched by her memory, and how avoidable it could have been…

The previous day I tried to warn the VFD, Mayor Gregor Robertson, and INSITE– they all ignored my pleas for help. I just ran across the blog entry of someone who watched my messages on Twitter. Even from afar, she could see something was significantly wrong…

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