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Check out the new DTES markets

Many of you may be aware of the street vending that used to happen along the 000-block of East Hastings Street between Columbia and Carrall streets. For a large number of people living in the Downtown Eastside this was a … Continue reading

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For good measure: Happiness!

I recently came across a job posting for a researcher for Happy City, an organisation I had not heard of before. Their website says it all: “The life-shaping power of urban design isn’t always obvious. But design has consequences for … Continue reading

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Is the transit glass half-empty or half-full?

Most of the transit activists I’ve worked with over the years are conflicted by the transit plebiscite. You can find lots of good reasons to vote in favour — more SeaBuses, more desperately needed HandyDART service, more late night bus … Continue reading

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