CHANGING CHINATOWN

by Tristan Johnston, APRIL 5, 2016

Like the Downtown Eastside adjacent to it, Chinatown is a community that finds itself in a strange situation. A neighbourhood known for low income levels and a specific cultural character is finding its own residents slowly being pushed out by economic forces. Seniors who have lived in the area their whole lives are finding their businesses replaced by new cafes selling $4 cups of coffee. Read more …

photo by Tristan Johnston / The Runner