Tag: Tim Stevenson

@HostCityPride best way to monitor Tim Stevenson’s Pride mission to #Sochi

With just nine days to go before his departure to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Councillor Tim Stevenson has launched @HostCityPride to ensure supporters can use Twitter to follow his efforts to win changes to the Olympic Charter… Read More

Slumlords quake in face of Stevenson’s legal offensive

Vancouver’s crackdown on slumlords, triggered by a motion from Vision councillor Tim Stevenson,  is producing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of upgrades in some of the city’s most notorious Downtown Eastside hotels. Council learned today that the… Read More

Slumlords responding to pressure

The threat of legal action by the City of Vancouver has forced three slumlords in the Downtown Eastside to begin repairs on their properties. The city threatened all three with court orders requiring repairs after months of inaction…. Read More

Stepping up the fight against slumlords

Can Vancouver’s slumlords be forced to clean up their properties? A promise to step up enforcement of standards of maintenance bylaws was a key plank in Vision Vancouver’s election platform, a reflection of the widespread outrage at appalling… Read More