Jen St. Denis is The Tyee's Downtown Eastside reporter. A Vancouver-based journalist who has covered housing, economics, business and politics; her work has appeared in Star Vancouver, the Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Business in Vancouver and Vancouver Courier.
This reporting beat is made possible by the Local Journalism Initiative, a program funded by the Government of Canada. To learn more about the Local Journalism Initiative, go here.
The project at 58 W. Hastings was promised four years ago after two tent city protests. Construction will start this spring.
Essential workers don’t get priority in plan to offer shot to all adults by the end of September.
While you may prefer in-person events, don’t forget — artists need our support!
A fraction of our 20,000 long-term care residents have designated essential visitors who can visit three times a week.
KidMotor knew he couldn’t stay still. Recording an album, he says, is ‘making me feel alive right now.’
Doctors, entrepreneurs and businesspeople are packing up. That’s bad news for the province’s future.
Despite promises of access to alternatives to poisoned drugs, not much has changed.
The outgoing CEO on commuting through COVID, steel vs. rubber and a transit ‘love affair.’
From attacks on oilsands opponents to the Bloc leader’s smear, our politicians flirt with dangerous, undemocratic forces.
Recent appointees add to the number of party directors who’ve espoused far-right views.
The new documentary reminds us of the heroism in turning personal pain into outward compassion.
A former Pan Pacific employee’s bid to launch a class action lawsuit is the latest effort to protect workers in the sector.
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