A building permit application made to the City of Vancouver in September 2022 reveals that landlord Andrzej Kowalski intends to replace the seven rental units located between 1171-1177 East 14th Avenue with four condominiums, a “reduction of dwelling units.”
We are healthcare workers in so-called British Columbia, Canada who stand in solidarity and in grief with Palestinians and our medical colleagues in Gaza.
Granville Island is a hub for Vancouver’s tourism industry. The Island’s vendors and makers, who create everything from traditionally made brooms to small batch spirits, trade in the image of authenticity. That this image is built upon the skill and toil of workers is a commonly ignored detail. With the strike at Granville Island Brewing Company (GIB) entering its sixth week, we see the rough edges of this crafty branding.
Yesterday tenants from 2325 Glen Drive delivered a collective letter to their landlord, Deecorp Properties Ltd. The letter, signed by a supermajority of tenants, calls on Deecorp to cancel the eviction notice that was served to their neighbour, Keir Nicoll. The notice Keir received claims that the landlord intends to move a building caretaker into his suite. Two of the building’s 12 units are currently already unoccupied and listed on Airbnb.