It’s been 2 months since a massive 4.8 million dollar chandelier was unveiled under the Granville Bridge, and many articles have been written criticizing the developer, Westbank Corp., for hanging the chandelier over the homeless people of Vancouver. Many people are asking the same question: “What could have done with that money for homeless people?”View More What Spins, Weighs 3.4 Tonnes and Insults Vancouver’s Homeless?
The recent death of Abdirahman Abdi after his violent arrest in Ottawa and the 2015 police shooting of Andrew Loku in Toronto challenge the “meanwhile in Canada” dichotomy that says racial profiling only happens in…View More Sacrifices of ‘Nonnas’ Should Not Be Forgotten
An advocate for Vancouver’s Chinatown has started a petition against rezoning a central block in the district because she says it would cost the site its heritage designation and distinct character. Nicole So, a graduate…View More Vancouver Residents Fight for Culture in Chinatown
People of all ages gathered at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver, B.C., to observe the 39th annual Powell Street Festival celebrating Japanese-Canadian culture, traditions and identity. The day was filled with music, competitions, costumes, entertainment and obviously food!View More B.C. Festival Energizes Historical Japantown