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DYNASTIES #5- The Sahotas

November 27, 2019

The Sahotas are Vancouver’s most notorious slumlords. For decades they’ve let their buildings rot, leaving their tenants to live in filth and desolation. But the Sahotas are not like any other dynasty you’ve ever heard of. Their story is far stranger, and far darker, than anything you can imagine.

How (Not) To Report On Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

May 27, 2019

Decades of “poverty porn” have hurt the community, residents say. Here are their suggestions for journalists who want to do better.

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