Stopping demovictions will mean getting to the colonial root of the evictions crisis

2019-12-20T01:16:22-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

On Saturday, June 30th, over 150 residents were evicted from the 62 units of housing at 6525, 6559 and 6585 Sussex Avenue. Most had already been intimidated and pressured [...]

Metrotown Community Town Hall: The Violent Cycle of Evictions

2019-12-20T01:19:31-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

The Tenant Eviction Defense Network believes that only by tenants organizing themselves, supporting each other and resisting together can we break the endless cycle of demovictions. The government or the corporate landlords won’t stop our constant displacement; it’s up to us to put a wrench in the spokes of the demoviction machine. Join us on Wednesday, June 6th at 6:30pm at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House (4460 Beresford Street, third floor) across from the Metrotown Skytrain Station to plan how we can fight together to break the cycle of demovictions.

Monthly Townhall | Demoviction Crisis in Metrotown

2019-12-20T01:39:07-07:00Categories: Events, Events and Updates|Tags: , |

 What: Monthly TownhallWhen: Wednesday April 4th 6:30pmWhere: Burnaby Neighbourhood House, 3rd floor (4460 Beresford Street, just south-west of the Metrotown Skytrain Station)At the end of July 2017, Burnaby City Council [...]

Potluck and townhall: Demovictions are Heart Breaking! 

2019-12-20T01:57:18-07:00Categories: Events, Events and Updates|Tags: , |

A potluck and community townhall about the destructive effects of demovictions and our growing movement to stop evictions Wednesday February 7th 6:30pm Burnaby Neighbourhood House, 3rd Floor (4464 Beresford Street, [...]

Burnaby Council pushes ahead with another Metrotown demoviction rezoning, using unsubsidized and unaffordable “non-market” housing as a smokescreen

2019-12-20T02:07:09-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

On Tuesday December 12th, Metrotown residents and anti-demoviction activists trekked back to Burnaby City Hall to face down the Corrigan Council at a hearing for a rezoning application that, when [...]