Musings on Gentrification and Vancouver’s No Fun City Reptuation

The residents THOUGHT they were poor. I thought I had moved to one of the richest neighborhoods in Canada. It was rich in community, it was rich in spirit. There is such a thing as poverty of spirit and money is hardly a cure for that. Ask Robin Williams, or Amy Winehouse, or Phllip Seymour Hoffman. I just didn’t get it Strathcona. Do you really think financial poverty, survival sex trade, drug addiction, mental illness is only endemic only to Vancouver?

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