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“TD Takeover” occupation of Surrey modular housing ends in mass arrests

Yesterday homeless activists and supporters barricaded themselves in a wing of Nickerson Place modular housing, known as the "TD mods" to the local street community. The occupation lasted six hours, ending with the Surrey RCMP arresting 23 people without warning.

August 19th, 2020|

Homeless activists occupy Surrey modular housing being demolished for condos

Homeless activists and supporters have occupied Nickerson Place modular housing, known as the "TD mods." They are protesting its closure and redevelopment as luxury condos and demanding permanent, low-income housing.

August 18th, 2020|

BC Housing closes Surrey modular housing building as homelessness and COVID-19 rates surge

BC Housing is planning to close down 46 units of low-income housing this week, as COVID-19 rates surge and hundreds, if not thousands, of BC renters face homelessness in the coming weeks with the end of the eviction moratorium in September.

August 17th, 2020|

Strathcona Tent City Residents speak out against Parks Board Control bylaw enactment

The residents of Kennedy Trudeau (K.T.) tent city and their supporters speak out against the amendments to the Parks Control Bylaw that were passed July 14th regarding temporary shelter in parks.

July 28th, 2020|

Strathcona Tent City residents to speak out against new anti-“camping” Parks Board Bylaw

The residents of Kennedy Trudeau (K.T.) tent city and their supporters denounce the proposed amendment to the Parks Control Bylaw regarding temporary shelter in parks. Residents challenge the anti-poor rhetoric, the homeless containment strategy, and demand permanent, adequate housing now, not the increased policing and normalization of homelessness.

July 13th, 2020|