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Obstruction of In-Justice: Pickton, Pigs and Politicians

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Collective Opposed to Police Brutality - Vancouver
Date: 
2002-12
Pages: 
14
Summary: 
This is a newsletter (vol. 1, no. 5) of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality - Vancouver that provides information, analysis, and critique of police actions locally, nationally, and internationally. This issue focuses on Vancouver's missing women, the election of COPE, and squatting. It includes articles on: recently elected mayor Larry Campbell, 'Why Anarchist Hate the Cops,' and an indigenous person's experience of police brutality. Other sections included are: 'Special reports' - on the Victoria Memorial Arena Squat, the national squatting movement, and homelessness; 'Local news' - on police attacks on Guns and Roses fans, sexist comments made by VPD officer and a RCMP officer, dropped charges against Woodwards squatters, privacy and the Public Safety Act, a Woodwards update, an attack against the safe injection site by US white house drug Czar, police negligence in terms of missing women, and community policing; 'National news' from Saskatoon, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and Winnipeg; and 'International news' from USA, Nepal, Chile, China, Italy, Mongolia, India, UK, among others. It also includes a page of protest songs set to the tune of Christmas carols.
Keywords: 
police brutality; crime; Vancouver Police Department; poverty; squatting; violence against women; safe injection site; racism

327 Carrall Street

Publication type: 
Poster
Date: 
2003
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a poster for a drug user run safe injection site. It lists the available services.
Keywords: 
safe injection site

Safe Injection Site

Publication type: 
Poster
Date: 
2003
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a poster for a safe injection site. It outlines the services available.
Keywords: 
safe injection site

Thai Drug Users Under Attack!

Publication type: 
Poster
Author(s): 
VANDU
Date: 
2003-06-12
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a poster for a demonstration and march against the Thailand government's attack on the country's drug users.
Keywords: 
drug users; solidarity; demonstration; harm reduction; Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)

Press Statement

Publication type: 
Media Release
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-11-01
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a press release from the Anti-Poverty Committee that responds to Campbell's description of the group as 'thugs' and 'agitators'. It discusses the national 'Give it or Guard it' campaign for converting empty buildings into housing, changes to the Residential Tenancy Act, and APC's organization of a fight back starting with the training wage and a demonstration at the Gala Awards for the BC Restaurant and Food Services Association.
Keywords: 
homelessness; poor; BC Liberals; Residential Tenancy Act; community mobilization; minimum wage

Demo Tomorrow! 11 AM - Safe Streets A Dead End

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a leaflet for a rally against the Safe Streets Act organized by the Anti-Poverty Committee.
Keywords: 
Safe Streets Act; demonstration; community mobilization

A Call out for all those Woodwards Squatter's who were assaulted or lost property

Publication type: 
Poster
Author(s): 
Woodward's Legal Defense Committee
Date: 
2003-02-14
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is poster announcing a meeting for squatters who were assaulted or lost property during the Woodsquat eviction. A civil court action against the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is to be pursued.
Keywords: 
legal issues; eviction; Woodwards; Woodsquat

Anti-Poverty Committee News #12

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2003-17
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""Tent City: The Retreat is Over"" (on the Victory Square Squat that demands social housing and an end to the two year time limit on income assistance), ""City Tries to Fence in Homelessness"" (on the City of Vancouver's fencing of Victory Square in an attempt to keep squatters out of the park), ""APC Housing Demands,"" ""Welfare is a Right: APC Welfare Campaign"" (on a forum discussing cuts to welfare), ""APC Casework Update"" (which calls for volunteers), ""Police Raid Safe Injection Site"" (on the Vancouver Police Department's anti-harm reduction stance), and a comic on people's ineligibility for welfare. It also states their basis of unity and ways to get involved through meetings and donations.
Keywords: 
squatting; social housing; BC Liberals; tent city; cuts to welfare; homelessness; safe injection site; Vancouver Police Department (VPD)

Anti-Poverty Committee News #15

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2004-01
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""The Active Community Presence Campaign"" (on the organizing against the two year time limit on welfare assistance), ""Elk Creek Update: Press Release from 'The Elk Creek Action Group'"" (on the logging of protected forests in the Chilliwack area), and ""City Raids Creekside Squat!"" (on the slow eviction of the tent city by city workers and police). It also states their basis of unity, ways to get involved through meetings and donations, and announces the 'Take the Streets!' and 'Refuse to Retreat Conference' events. This is an incomplete newsletter.
Keywords: 
welfare cuts; community mobilization; BC Liberals; tent city; social housing; Woodsquat

Anti-Poverty Committee News #16

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2004-02
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes an Action Update: ""Safe Streets' A Dead End"" (on a 'pan-in' organized by the Housing Action Committee, the Anti-Poverty Committee, and End Legislated Poverty protesting the Safe Streets Act proposed by the Business Improvement Association) and ""Don't Be Fooled: BC Welfare Legislation Remains Oppressive to the Poor"" (on cuts to income assistance that will affect people on disabilities, single parent families, and others). It also states their basis of unity and lists ways to get involved through meetings, donations, and the Active Community Presence: Mass Advocacy Campaign.
Keywords: 
Woodsquat; poor-bashing; rights; government policy; BC Liberals; community mobilization; welfare cuts

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