58 W. Hastings Tent City

58 W. Hastings Tent City

On July 9, 2016, homeless residents of the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood in Vancouver set up at tent city at the site of 58 W. Hastings. 

Follow the links below to learn more about the ongoing tent city and their demands:

“We’re not going home and we’re not giving up” – 58 W. Hastings Tent City exposes the everyday crisis of homelessness in Vancouver: By Samona, The Volcano newspaper

Homeless & Demovicted People Unite! Joint call-out from the simultaneous Vancouver & Burnaby housing justice occupations, The Volcano newspaper

Battle of 58 West Hastings – The History of a Fight for Housing, 2007–Present: By Kai Rajala and Nathan Crompton, The Mainlander