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The demise of Chinatown’s BBQ meat shops

BY JOANNE LEE-YOUNG, VANCOUVER SUN OCTOBER 2, 2015

They survived an attack by Vancouver city hall in the ’70s but can’t beat development

Lee Loy, which has sold barbecue meats in Chinatown for more than 20 years, will close next month because the building has been sold to Wall Financial Corp. Photograph by: Arlen Redekop , Vancouver Sun

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Chinatown residents ask city for development moratorium

By Jeff Lee, Vancouver Sun March 3, 2015

VANCOUVER — Residents of Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside concerned about the level of new development in the area delivered a petition to Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson on Tuesday.

Protesters gathered outside Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson’s office. They wanted the city to stop new development in Chinatown that they say is causing the loss of affordable social housing. Photograph by: Jeff Lee , Vancouver Sun

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