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The presence of this 4.8 million dollar chandelier has been called disruptive and insulting to the more than 2,000 homeless people who live in Vancouver.

What Spins, Weighs 3.4 Tonnes and Insults Vancouver’s Homeless?

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?”

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B.C. Festival Energizes Historical Japantown

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!

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