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246th DTES Street Market

February 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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42nd Chinatown Spring Festival Parade – Year of the Ram 2015

February 22, 2015 Leave a comment

Erik Kaas of National Research Council Canada presents at CodeCore Bootcamp Community Week

February 19, 2015 Leave a comment

Erik Kaas of National Research Council Canada presents at CodeCore Bootcamp Community Week on Feb 18, 2015

Premier’s Lunar New Year Reception 2015

February 18, 2015 Leave a comment

Chinese Stamps and Numismatic Society of Canada 加拿大中華郵幣學會 helps to celebrate Premier’s Lunar New Year Reception 2015 with Dr. Jan Walls,  MLA Richard Lee and Premier Christy Clark at Floata Restaurant in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

 

 

Boris Mann of Full Stack presents at CodeCore Bootcamp Community Week

February 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Boris Mann of Full Stack presents Cap Tables & Shares at CodeCore Bootcamp Community Week on Feb 17, 2015

Troy Topnik of ActiveState presents at CodeCore Bootcamp Community Week

February 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Troy Topnik of ActiveState presents Stackato at CodeCore Bootcamp Community Week on Feb 16, 2015 in Vancouver

25th Annual Women’s Memorial March

February 16, 2015 Leave a comment

The first women’s memorial march was held in 1991 in response to the murder of a Coast Salish woman on Powell Street in Vancouver. Her name is not spoken today out of respect for the wishes of her family. Out of this sense of hopelessness and anger came an annual march on Valentine’s Day to express compassion, community, and caring for all women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Unceded Coast Salish Territories.

Twenty five years later, the women’s memorial march continues to honour the lives of missing and murdered women. Increasing deaths of many vulnerable women from the DTES still leaves family, friends, loved ones, and community members with an overwhelming sense of grief and loss. Indigenous women disproportionately continue to go missing or be murdered with minimal to no action to address these tragedies or the systemic nature of gendered violence, poverty, racism, or colonialism.

We continue to call for a national and international public inquiry that is led by family and community members and that centers our experiences, need for healing, and quest for answers, concrete action, and meaningful justice.

This event is organized and led by women in the DTES because women – especially Indigenous women – face physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual violence on a daily basis. The February 14th Women’s Memorial March is an opportunity to come together to grieve the loss of our beloved sisters, remember the women who are still missing, and to dedicate ourselves to justice.

* SUPPORT THE WOMEN’S MEMORIAL MARCH

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