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Gordon Campbell Doll

Publication type: 
Miscellaneous
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a photograph of a Gordon Campbell doll.
Keywords: 
Gordon Campbell

Guest Fee Rights Card

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
Housing Action Committee
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This card provides a statement for the holder to give to his or her landlord in the case of being charged a guest fee. It also defines the rights of the tenant on the issues of guests and writes out Section 14 of the Residential Tenancy Act, where these rights are discussed. It warns that actions will be taken if these rights are violated.
Keywords: 
tenants' rights; residential tenancy act

The Two-Year Welfare Time Limit

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
End Legislative Poverty
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This outlines the two-year welfare time limit for income assistance. It describes who is affected by the time limit, exclusions based on health, age, caregiving, training and education, and other exclusions, as well as the proof needed for the exclusions.
Keywords: 
welfare policy; income assistance

Attention Jib Users

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
VANDU
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a leaflet for a meeting on safer jib use offered by VANDU.
Keywords: 
drug use; Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)

Illara's Drop Page 4.2 - The Hornets Unleashed, 2002 September 25th

Publication type: 
Web Page / Electronic Reproduction
Author(s): 
Illara
Date: 
2002-09-25
Pages: 
3
Summary: 
This is an account of a rally and impromptu march in support of the squat at the Woodwards building and in response to two police evictions and arrests. It describes the feeling of the people at the rally and march, as well as their anger at the police. Photos are provided.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; Woodsquat; eviction; Vancouver Police Department; social housing; demonstration

Housing Action Committee Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Housing Action Committee
Date: 
2003-09-09
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Housing Action Committee (HAC). It states their objection to a policy of guest fees in residential hotels, which they connect to the COPE city council's abandonment of poor people. Further, it provides a history of HAC between March and July 2003, which includes protests against the federal government, City Council, and Vancouver Police Department, as well as demands for social housing and a safe injection site. It also includes the HAC's mission statement.
Keywords: 
tenant rights; Downtown Eastside; poor; City bylaws; COPE; social housing; Vancouver Police Department; harm reduction; squatting

Illara's Drop Page 4.2 - Wholly Shit! 2002 September 22nd

Publication type: 
Web Page / Electronic Reproduction
Author(s): 
Illara
Date: 
2002-09-22
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
This is an eye-witness account of the second eviction of squatters from Woodwards, this time from around the perimeter of the building by the Vancouver Police Department. It describes the arrests of the squatters and the city garbage trucks clearing the sidewalks of all materials. Photos of the clean up are provided.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatting; eviction; social housing

Illara's Drop Page 4.2 - Stirring the Hornets Nest, 2002 September 23rd

Publication type: 
Web Page / Electronic Reproduction
Author(s): 
Illara
Date: 
2002-09-23
Pages: 
7
Summary: 
This is an account of the reaction by squatters to the two evictions from the Woodwards building. It describes the squat as consolidating its efforts to fight for housing and that this is a community action, which can not be easily ended by the police. It provides photos from that day's rally at Victory Square.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatters; community mobilization; social housing; police; eviction; community

Illara's Drop Page 4.2 - Only a Partial Ending, 2002 September 22nd

Publication type: 
Web Page / Electronic Reproduction
Author(s): 
Illara
Date: 
2009-09-22
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a discussion of the Woodwards squat the day after the squatters were evicted from inside the building. The author reflects on the shame and guilt in not being able to commit more fully and support the work at the squat, referring to herself as a 'weekend warrior'. Also discussed is the contradiction of helping the homeless and then being able to go home.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatters; community mobilization; social housing

Illara's Drop Page 4.2 - More From the Local Revolution, 2002 September 20th

Publication type: 
Web Page / Electronic Reproduction
Author(s): 
Illara
Date: 
2002-09-20
Pages: 
7
Summary: 
This is an account of the Woodward's squat, during its time inside the building. It discusses a demonstration of support, modifications to the building made by squatters, and the kitchen which was set up outside and feeding people in the squat and neighbourhood. It contains numerous photos of the squat.
Keywords: 
Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatters; community mobilization; social housing

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