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Emi Sasagawa

Emi Sasagawa is completing a practicum at The Tyee.

Stories by Emi Sasagawa

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'Gay and Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement

Diagnosed when HIV was a 'death sentence,' old age catches these seniors off guard.

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Jul 2014


news

'These Currencies Represent Our People'

Brazil's thriving 'bank of the slums' has an ethos extending across the globe.

By Emi Sasagawa, 11 Jul 2014


news

Tear Down Families: Rentals Tight, a Survival Strategy

Vancouver area's high priced housing forces some families to move from one home slated for demolition to the next.

By Emi Sasagawa, 7 Jul 2014


news

Abbotsford to Argue Its Bylaws Don't Hurt the Homeless

City shouldn't be 'fighting people without homes,' says plaintiff.

By Emi Sasagawa, 4 Jul 2014


blogs

Mediation ruled out for BC teacher dispute

By Emi Sasagawa, 2 Jul 2014


blogs

Police dogs seriously bite in BC, report finds

By Emi Sasagawa, 26 Jun 2014


news

Updated: Without a Deal, Teachers Will Picket Summer Schools

Union intends to extend strike if deal isn't reached by June 30.

By Katie Hyslop and Emi Sasagawa, 25 Jun 2014


news

For Renting Seniors, a Subsidy to Soften Sky-High Rents

While imperfect (and not well-known), SAFER can help struggling residents get by.

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Jun 2014


blogs

One-in-six Metro Van renters face landlord discrimination, survey finds

By Emi Sasagawa, 19 Jun 2014


news

'Roboethics' Not Science Fiction Anymore

As policy lags behind tech advances, researchers try 'ethical' programming.

By Emi Sasagawa, 14 Jun 2014


culture

Thanks to My Grandma's Robot

In Japan, an assistive robot brought my obaasan new life. Canadian seniors may soon benefit, too.

By Emi Sasagawa, 9 Jun 2014


blogs

Vancouver hospital 'closes' dedicated AIDS ward

By Emi Sasagawa, 27 May 2014


news

Meet Vancouver's Tear Down Kids

Living in a housing-crisis wracked city? Why not try demolition life?

By Emi Sasagawa, 26 May 2014


mediacheck

Greenest City? Help Build this List of Must Do's

Vancouverites gathered to share their criteria. Now add yours.

By Emi Sasagawa, 26 May 2014


news

Homeless Population Spikes in Abbotsford

Fraser Valley city quashed a low-barrier supportive housing facility in February.

By Emi Sasagawa, 13 May 2014


blogs

Vancouver councillor 'painfully aware' of affordable housing crisis

By Emi Sasagawa, 13 May 2014


blogs

Slumlord owing tenants $18,000 skips hearing

By Emi Sasagawa, 5 May 2014


blogs

Empower the city to address Vancouver's housing crisis: COPE

By Emi Sasagawa, 29 Apr 2014


news

Mayor's Pledge to End Street Homelessness Takes a Hit

Vancouver's Robertson calls increased numbers of unhoused a 'frustrating setback.'

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Apr 2014


blogs

Developer eyes Downtown Eastside SRO, worries low-income tenants

By Emi Sasagawa, 17 Apr 2014


blogs

Advocates say promises broken in Vancouver affordable housing redevelopment

By Emi Sasagawa, 16 Apr 2014


blogs

Green councillor proposes municipal campaign donation limits

By Emi Sasagawa, 15 Apr 2014