Press Release

Community groups,residents, & advocates organize to end street sweeps

“They know people don’t know their rights”: Daily street sweeps displace & dispossess unhoused DTES residents Vancouver, BC, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh, and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ Territories – While most Vancouverites are fast sleep, CUPE 1004 city workers and Vancouver Police Department (VPD) officers subject Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents to a rude awakening every morning with the brutal practice […]