Fight the Heights media round-up

Fight the Height Campaign Media coverage round-up
Compiled January 19, 2011

Interview with Wendy Pedersen about the fight against the condo towers plan
Redeye, Coop Radio (January 17, 2011)

Plan for towers in the Downtown Eastside under fire
The Province (January 17, 2011)

Condo towers could push out poor from DTES:  activists
CTV News (January 17, 2011)

Downtown Eastside activists protest over-height condo plans
Vancouver Sun
(January 17, 2011)

Activist Rider Cooey joins fight against towers proposed for Downtown Eastside
Global TV
(January 17, 2011)

City building height review faces more opposition
CKNW
(January 17, 2011)

Mayor Robertson’s party wages war on Downtown Eastside
The Mainlander
(January 19, 2011)

Brigade of academics petition city hall not to raise heights in DTES, Chinatown
Francis Bula blog (January 19, 2011)

Fight the height:  condos are killing us
Vancouver Media Co-op (January 20, 2011)

Fighting the Height: Photo essay on the January 17 press conference against the HAHR
Vancouver Media Co-op
(January 17, 2011)

SFU, UBC professors concerned about effect of height review on Downtown Eastside
Georgia Straight
(January 19, 2011)

Proposal for higher buildings in downtown Vancouver criticized in advance of city vote
Georgia Straight
(January 17, 2011)

Plan to increase Downtown Eastside building heights raises concerns
Georgia Straight, Carlito Pablo
(January 19, 2011)

Fight The Height Video
W2 TV, filmed by Sid Tan and Dave Murray (January 17, 2011)

"No condos until there's no homelessness"
DTES Neighbourhood Council (January 17, 2011)

January 2011: Vancouver Changed Forever?
Vancouver Media Coop, Joseph Jones (January 8, 2011)

Downtown Eastside Residents fear higher development
Vancouver Province, Frank Luba (January 18, 2011)

Highrise Towers will damage the Downtown Eastside, Mike Harcourt-led group says
Vancouver Sun, Jeff Lee (January 19, 2011)

New opposition to new heights
Vancouver Province, Frank Luba (January 19, 2011)

Heavy Hitters join fight against highrises
Vancouver Sun, Jeff Lee (January 20, 2011)

Former Premier Mike Harcourt whacks Vancouver plan for towers
Vancouver Sun, Jeff Lee (January 19, 2011)
*includes the letter from BCS and the 29 Professors, and an image of the Fight the Heights poster

Top academics sound off on Vancouver's building height plan
News 1130 (January 19, 2011)

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