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The Vancouver Sun printed 40,000 copies of its early edition on 20 September 2002 before pulling the run from its presses. The cover photograph in the first version (left) was replaced by a digital “illustration” in the second version (right) that removed the protesters and banners.

Print Articles on the Woodward’s Squat (15 September to 18 December 2002)

Prepared by Friends of the Woodward’s Squat (2004)

Anonymous, “Rally to Resist the Cuts.” Carnegie Newsletter (15 September 2002).

Canadian Press, “Poverty activists occupy Woodwards building” (15 September 2002); appears in The Province (15 September 2002) A9 [w/ photo of tourist].

Ian Austin & Jack Keating, “Squatters occupy old store to push for social housing.” The Province (Monday 16 September 2002); [w/ two colour photos of Kerry Pakarinen and the building].

Staff writer, “Injunction granted to evict activists B.C. Housing wants to unload Woodward’s.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 16 September 2002); [w/ colour photos of Sky].

David Hogben & Neal Hall, “Police deliver injunction, but let defiant squatters stay.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 17 September 2002).

Susan Lazaruk, “Squatters defy injunction, seek talks: Housing minister says building unfit for habitation.” The Province (Tuesday 17 September 2002).

Suzanne Fournier & Greg Middleton, “Squatters settle in: The homeless are all coming to Woodward’s, says protester.” The Province (Thursday 19 September 2002).

Brian Peterson, “Homeless finally get some attention.” Westender (19-25 September 2002); 10.

Diana Bennett, “A new plan for the city’s ‘black hole’?” Westender (19-25 September 2002); 10.

Westender Staff, “Squatters voice needs at demo.” Westender (19-25 September 2002); 10.

Doug Ward, “Developer eyes Woodward’s as squatters dispute escalates.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 20 September 2002); A1/4 [w/ faked “photo illustration” by Roger Wantanabe and Ian Smith].

John Mackie, “Old lady of Hastings a rich part of city’s lore—what will be her fate? Woodward’s building is now the epicentre of social problems in the Downtown Eastside.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 20 September 2002); A4 [w/ photo of inside the squat].

John Mackie, “Life and times of Woodward’s.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 20 September 2002); A5 [Chronology 1892-2002 w/ seven historical photos].

Steven Reddy & Keir Nicoli, “Housing activists occupy Downtown Eastside building.” The Peak [Simon Fraser University] (23 September 2002); 7 [w/ colour front page photo of Sky & inside photo of two people with banner].

David Hogben & Neal Hall, “Protesters abuse police: Woodward’s squatters confront officers after possessions thrown in garbage.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 24 September 2002); B4 [w/ photo of resident sitting in street].

Vancouver Sun Editors, “Building a touchstone for a troubled area.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 24 September 2002); A14.

Various, “Squatters’ rights: How much does the community owe to the people who took over the vacant Woodward’s building? It’s open to debate.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 24 September 2002); A15 [Three letters by Jim Moorhead, Bertha Hanschke and T.L. Grafton w/ photo of residents and supporters entering building on ladder].

David Carrigg, “Gimme Shelter.” The Vancouver Courier (25 September 2002); 1/3-5 [w/ four photos of “gimme shelter” banner, Nathan Garfat, signs, and sidewalk shelters].

The Province Editors, “Social housing demand requires larger floor plan.” The Province (Thursday 26 September 2002); A18 [w/ Krieger editorial cartoon “Social Housing”].

Westender Editors, “A wet kiss for the Liberals.” Westender (26 September – 02 October 2002); 6 [w/ digitally enhanced photo of “W” with banners stating “The Sun’s Olympic Shame” and editorial cartoon by Robin K.].

Rodney Decroo, “The invisible people: Interview with Kerry Pakarinen, homeless activist.” Terminal City Weekly (27 September – 03 October 2002); 7.

Brian Salmi, “Downtown Eastside is SO a ghetto: and the peasants are revolting.” Terminal City Weekly (27 September – 03 October 2002); 19.

Various, “What should we do with Woodward’s? A blend of mixed housing with a commercial component, and even moving city hall, is the order of the day form these movers and shakers.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 28 September 2002); B4-5 [short articles and mug shots of Peter Busby, George Abbott, Larry Campbell, George Chow, Arthur Erickson, Jennifer Clarke, Bryce Rostich, Michael Harcourt, Bing Thom, Ernie Fladell, Michael Geller, and Jim Green; includes three historical photos of the building].

Stephen Thomson, “Woodwards protest perseveres.” The Peak [Simon Fraser University] (30 September 2002); 6.

Ivan Drury, “We Will Win! The Woodwards Squat and the Movement Against the Liberal Government.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #8 (October 2002); 1-2.

Bénérice Fortier, “The Fight for Social Housing.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #8 (October 2002); 3.

Editors, “Our Take.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #3 (October 2002); 2-3.

Editors, “Police Steal Homeless People’s Possessions.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #3 (October 2002); 4.

Shawn M., “Bustin’ into Woodwards.” Carnegie Newsletter (01 October 2002); 2.

Patrick Foley, “Woodwards squatters denounce police threats.” Carnegie Newsletter (01 October 2002); 3-5 [includes “Raise Shit and Resist” cover drawing by Dian].

Kimball Cariou, “Vancouver squatters vow to continue struggle.” People’s Voice (1-5 October 2002); 1/6 [w/ two photos of banners].

Emily Howard, “Invest in social housing, not Olympics.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 02 October 2002); 11.

Jen Wright, “Homeless a product of past neglect.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 02 October 2002); 11.

Douglas Shanks, “Home Street Home: Woodward’s protesters settle in for long legal battle.” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 1 [cover photograph].

Mary Frances Hill, “Urban Legends: John Richardson” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 7 [w/ photo of Richardson].

Mary Frances Hill, “Developer eyes rentals at Woodward’s.” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 8 [w/ photo of resident].

Ilan Saragosti, “French connection for city street kids.” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 9 [w/ photo].

Daniel Girard, “Fighting for a home.” The Toronto Star (Saturday 05 October 2002); H1/4 [w/ colour photo of Toecutter].

David Carrigg, “Woodward’s squat organizer works for city.” The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 06 October 2002); 9.

Naoibh O’Connor, “Campbell protest results in arrests.” The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 06 October 2002); 7.

Andrew Struthers, “Tent City diary.” The Vancouver Sun Mix (Saturday 12 October 2002); D1/3-4 [w/ colour photos of Rob Miller, Sheil Beghorns, and Wesley Vandyk; photos of Mike Platts, Travis, Claude, and Lacey].

Patrick Foley, “Woodward’s For the People.” Carnegie Newsletter (15 October 2002).

Doug Ward, “The lesson of ‘Woodsquat’.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 15 October 2002); A1/5-6 [w/ colour photo of Vanessa in front of “the people will not be defeated” banner, photo of Travis, Sky & Jewel, photo of Jim Leyden, photo of Dan Lindsay with David Mitchell].

John Colebourn, “Protesters told to get packing.” The Province (Wednesday 16 October 2002); A22.

Tim Howard, “Pivot Provides Advice.” Letter to the Editor. The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 20 October 2002); 11.

Wyng Chow, “Developer warms against delaying Woodward’s project: Geoff Hughes speaks out on eve of council vote on tax relief; Social housing activists reject ‘marginal project’.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 22 October 2002); A1-2 [w/ creepy colour photo of Hughes “with wife Tanya”].

Frances Bula, “Not enough subsidized units, critics say.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 22 October 2002); A1-2.

Vancouver Sun Staff, “Squatters target six more buildings for occupation.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 28 October 2002); A1 [six colour photographs of buildings with blurbs and colour map of downtown]

Yvonne Zacharias, “Backers of Woodward’s protest seek promise of social housing: ‘People are ready to do direct action’.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 28 October 2002); A1/4 [w/ photos of APC organizer Shannon Bundock and Gastown Business Society representative Jon Stovell].

Wyng Chow, “Developer says threats won’t cloud his vision.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 28 October 2002); A1/5 [w/ two colour photos of Rob Miller of the squat & financier Geoff Hughes].

Mark Hume, “Hijacking the homeless.” The National Post (Tuesday 29 October 2002); B1-2 [w/ colour photo of Gladiator].

Neal Hall & David Hogben, “Tent-city residents receive eviction notices from city.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A1-2 [w/ colour photo of Claude Maurice].

Frances Bula, “NPA councilor voted for social housing just to ‘calm things down’.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A1-2 [w/ two photos of the notorious Bryce Rostich and councilor Sandy McCormick].

Karenn Krangle, “Candidates against illegal squatting.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A2.

Vancouver Sun Editors, “Time to cry ‘Enough!’ on the anarchist squatters.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002).

Jack Keating, “Woodward’s squatters get their walking papers.” The Province (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A27.

David Hogben, “Squatters face noon deadline: Without court order, Woodward’s campers will stay put, rep says.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 30 October 2002); B1-2 [w/ colour photo of Joe Vanancio & sleeping resident]

Tom Sandborn, “The Sun’s in the spell of anarcho-hackers.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 30 October 2002); A23.

Harrop, “City eviction notice.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 30 October 2002); [editorial cartoon].

Paul Sullivan, “Home at the Woodward’s squat.” The Globe and Mail (Wednesday 30 October 2002); A19.

David Carrigg, “Ground-floor housing better than retail on mean streets, says hostel owner.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 30 October 2002)

John Colebourn, “ ‘I’d love to work, but since I can’t …’.” The Province (Thursday 31 October 2002); A12 [interview w/colour photo of Chris Keats].

John Colebourn, “Woodsquat far from being over: City files writ for an injunction that might take weeks.” The Province (Thursday 31 October 2002); A12.

Frances Bula, “As tent city grows, so do the services: Woodward’s squatters have better access to food, clothing, health care.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 31 October 2002); A1/A5; [w/colour photo of Chris Keats, Joey Only & Justin].

Neal Hall & Doug Ward, “Injunction sought on squatters.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 31 October 2002); A5.

Ivan Drury, “Tents in the Heart of the City: An Update on the Woodward’s Squat.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #9 (November 2002); 4.

Shannon Bundock, “APC Goes to City Hall.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #9 (November 2002); 4.

Calvin Woida, “Woodward’s 54 Update.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #9 (November 2002); 5/7.

Editors, “Woodsquat: An Update.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #4 (November 2002); 6-7.

Province Staff Reporter, “Housing protesters dig in.” The Province (Friday 01 November 2002); A25 [also an editorial cartoon “The homeless solution” on A18].

Doug Ward, “Woodward’s squatters warn of ‘other avenues’: Some say they will occupy more vacant buildings if forced out by police.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 01 November 2002); B1-2.

Kevin Perley, “Shelters already overflowing.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 06 November 2002); 13.

Andy Ivens & Greg Middleton, “Judge sets protesters free and gives them each $100.” The Province (Friday 08 November 2002); A13 [w/ photo of Judge Bennett].

Mary Frances Hill, “An end to voter apathy?” Westender (14-20 November 2002); 13 [photograph & statement by Beverley Gladue].

Gwen Brodsky & Shelagh Day, “Squatters perform a public service.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 16 November 2002); A25 [w/photograph of Wesley’s living area].

John Colebourn & Andy Ivens, “ ‘Safety’ behind move to shift squatters.” The Province (Wednesday 20 November 2002).

Andy Ivens, “ ‘We feel safe in that place’, squatters tell court.” The Province (Thursday 21 November 2002); A11.

Amy O’Brian, “COPE split over squatters: Few support mayor-elect don injunction.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 21 November 2002); A1-2 [w/ photo grid of COPE councilors and mayor-elect with statements].

Kim Pemberton & Karenn Krangle, “Squatters’ lawyers ask for injunction delay.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 21 November 2002); A2.

Gwen Brodsky & Shelagh Day, “Who’s in contempt over the squat?” Westender (21-27 November 2002); 14.

Charlie Smith, “Woodward’s Squat Tests COPE’s Solidarity.” The Georgia Straight (21-28 November 2002); 11.

Wyng Chow, “Woodward’s deal dead as bid rejected: Developer says risks associated with project forced him to reduce offer to $8 million.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 22 November 2002); A1-2.

David Reevely, “Court grants injunction at Woodward’s: Judge dismisses argument that sidewalk takeover is protected by Charter.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 23 November 2002); B1-2 [w/ colour photo of Jim Green].

Nancy Upton, “Use Woodward’s building to solve two major problems.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 23 November 2002); A27 [letter].

David Carrigg, “Cuts to social housing result in layoffs: Nothing left to trim, say providers.” The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 24 November 2002); 8.

Frank Luba, “Squatters to stay despite injunction.” The Province (Monday 25 November 2002); A4.

Krieger, “Promises.” The Province (Monday 25 November 2002); A18 [editorial cartoon].

John Wright, “Where do the squatters go?” The Province (Monday 25 November 2002); A19 [letter].

David Reevely, “Shelter for squatters on offer as Woodward’s deadline arrives: a few sidewalk dwellers say they’re happy where they are.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 25 November 2002); A1-2 [w/two photographs of Adam Murray & Brody Williams].

Frank Luba, “City seeks court order to clear squatters off street.” The Province (Tuesday 26 November 2002); A10.

Ann Wellington, Ian MacRae, and Margot Beauchamp, “A caring society should be taking care of its homeless.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 26 November 2002); A23 [letters]

David Reevely, “Squatters trickle away to new digs: But most determined to make point for affordable social housing.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 26 November 2002); B1/4 [w/ three colour photographs of Judy Graves and Joey Only].

David Reevely, “20 squatters leave as city seeks clearout: Outgoing mayor, councilor ask Victoria to demolish landmark.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 27 November 2002); B3.

David Carrigg, “Woodward’s pulled off market in favour of partnership.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 27 November 2002); 17.

Dan Rowe, “Shelters tell the desperate to head to Woodward’s for safety and company: What else can you do for people with nowhere to go and no money?, asks Karen O’Shaughnessy of Lookout Emergency Services.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 28 November 2002); B6 [w/photo of squatters underneath the north end of Granville Street Bridge].

Frank Luba, “Squatters’ plight prompts offers of aid for housing.” The Province (Thursday 28 November 2002); A15.

Diana Bennett, “Remaining squatters facing enforcement order.” Westender (28 November – 04 December 2002); 8 [w/photo of 25 November support rally].

Neal Hall & Amy O’Brian, “Woodward’s squatters stay put.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 30 November 2002); B1-2 (w/photo of Jim Green).

Frank Stirk, “Transformed hotel good sign for Downtown Eastside.” BC Christian (December 2002).

Editors, “City and Cops Lose Their Case Against the Woodwards 54.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #5 (December 2002); 5.

Editors, “Woodwards Update.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #5 (December 2002); 6.

Anonymous, “This ‘Sixty Years’ has ‘Sixty Minutes’ Which Turned Into ‘Sixty Seconds’ of War!” City Drive (December 2002); 15 [w/photo of Roger, Chris & Mitts].

John Bermingham, “Squatters first thing on new council agenda.” The Province (Sunday 01 December 2002); A38 (w/photo of Larry W. Campbell).

Patricia Bailey & Norman Wrigglesworth, “Squatters at the old Woodward’s building.” The Province (Sunday 01 December 2002); A21 (two letters).

David Reevely, “Green to ask Ottawa for housing funds.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 02 December 2002); B2 (w/photo of Rob Miller).

Frances Bula, “Council faces tough choice on homeless: Housing Woodward’s squatters could mean taking on provincial responsibility.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 04 December 2002); B1/8.

Vancouver Sun Editors, “COPE faces a tough test in its first week in office: Wrong move on a touchy issue could set the tone for three years.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 05 December 2002); A22.

Editors, “Give Thanks to the Poor.” The Republic (Thursday 12 December 2002); 10.

John Mackie, “Woodward’s squatters say they’ll move: Homeless will stay at hotel for four months, then moved to more permanent digs.” Vancouver Sun (Saturday 14 December 2002); B1/10.

Lora Grindlay, “Squatters happy in new home.” The Province (Monday 16 December 2002); A6 [w/colour photos of James Dempster & Jim Green – also sidebar w/photo of Dempster on A1].

David Reevely, “Woodward’s squatters revel in new digs.” Vancouver Sun (Monday 16 December 2002); [w/photo of Michael Platts & Damien Lye].

David Reevely, “Squatter deal touted as model.” Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 17 December 2002); B1/8.

David Carrigg, “Most squatters eligible for welfare.” Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 18 December 2002); 6 [w/photo of Bruce Gongola].

Paul Sullivan, “Miracle on Hastings Street.” The Globe and Mail (Wednesday 18 December 2002); A23.

Print Articles on the Woodward’s Squat (15 September to 18 December 2002)

Prepared by Friends of the Woodward’s Squat (2004)

Anonymous, “Rally to Resist the Cuts.” Carnegie Newsletter (15 September 2002).

Ian Austin & Jack Keating, “Squatters occupy old store to push for social housing.” The Province (Monday 16 September 2002); [w/ two colour photos of Kerry Pakarinen and the building].

Staff writer, “Injunction granted to evict activists B.C. Housing wants to unload Woodward’s.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 16 September 2002); [w/ colour photos of Sky].

David Hogben & Neal Hall, “Police deliver injunction, but let defiant squatters stay.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 17 September 2002).

Susan Lazaruk, “Squatters defy injunction, seek talks: Housing minister says building unfit for habitation.” The Province (Tuesday 17 September 2002).

Suzanne Fournier & Greg Middleton, “Squatters settle in: The homeless are all coming to Woodward’s, says protester.” The Province (Thursday 19 September 2002).

Brian Peterson, “Homeless finally get some attention.” Westender (19-25 September 2002); 10.

Diana Bennett, “A new plan for the city’s ‘black hole’?” Westender (19-25 September 2002); 10.

Westender Staff, “Squatters voice needs at demo.” Westender (19-25 September 2002); 10.

Doug Ward, “Developer eyes Woodward’s as squatters dispute escalates.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 20 September 2002); A1/4 [w/ faked “photo illustration” by Roger Wantanabe and Ian Smith].

John Mackie, “Old lady of Hastings a rich part of city’s lore—what will be her fate? Woodward’s building is now the epicentre of social problems in the Downtown Eastside.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 20 September 2002); A4 [w/ photo of inside the squat].

John Mackie, “Life and times of Woodward’s.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 20 September 2002); A5 [Chronology 1892-2002 w/ seven historical photos].

Steven Reddy & Keir Nicoli, “Housing activists occupy Downtown Eastside building.” The Peak [Simon Fraser University] (23 September 2002); 7 [w/ colour front page photo of Sky & inside photo of two people with banner].

David Hogben & Neal Hall, “Protesters abuse police: Woodward’s squatters confront officers after possessions thrown in garbage.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 24 September 2002); B4 [w/ photo of resident sitting in street].

Vancouver Sun Editors, “Building a touchstone for a troubled area.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 24 September 2002); A14.

Various, “Squatters’ rights: How much does the community owe to the people who took over the vacant Woodward’s building? It’s open to debate.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 24 September 2002); A15 [Three letters by Jim Moorhead, Bertha Hanschke and T.L. Grafton w/ photo of residents and supporters entering building on ladder].

David Carrigg, “Gimme Shelter.” The Vancouver Courier (25 September 2002); 1/3-5 [w/ four photos of “gimme shelter” banner, Nathan Garfat, signs, and sidewalk shelters].

The Province Editors, “Social housing demand requires larger floor plan.” The Province (Thursday 26 September 2002); A18 [w/ Krieger editorial cartoon “Social Housing”].

Westender Editors, “A wet kiss for the Liberals.” Westender (26 September – 02 October 2002); 6 [w/ digitally enhanced photo of “W” with banners stating “The Sun’s Olympic Shame” and editorial cartoon by Robin K.].

Rodney Decroo, “The invisible people: Interview with Kerry Pakarinen, homeless activist.” Terminal City Weekly (27 September – 03 October 2002); 7.

Brian Salmi, “Downtown Eastside is SO a ghetto: and the peasants are revolting.” Terminal City Weekly (27 September – 03 October 2002); 19.

Various, “What should we do with Woodward’s? A blend of mixed housing with a commercial component, and even moving city hall, is the order of the day form these movers and shakers.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 28 September 2002); B4-5 [short articles and mug shots of Peter Busby, George Abbott, Larry Campbell, George Chow, Arthur Erickson, Jennifer Clarke, Bryce Rostich, Michael Harcourt, Bing Thom, Ernie Fladell, Michael Geller, and Jim Green; includes three historical photos of the building].

Stephen Thomson, “Woodwards protest perseveres.” The Peak [Simon Fraser University] (30 September 2002); 6.

Ivan Drury, “We Will Win! The Woodwards Squat and the Movement Against the Liberal Government.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #8 (October 2002); 1-2.

Bénérice Fortier, “The Fight for Social Housing.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #8 (October 2002); 3.

Editors, “Our Take.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #3 (October 2002); 2-3.

Editors, “Police Steal Homeless People’s Possessions.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #3 (October 2002); 4.

Shawn M., “Bustin’ into Woodwards.” Carnegie Newsletter (01 October 2002); 2.

Patrick Foley, “Woodwards squatters denounce police threats.” Carnegie Newsletter (01 October 2002); 3-5 [includes “Raise Shit and Resist” cover drawing by Dian].

Kimball Cariou, “Vancouver squatters vow to continue struggle.” People’s Voice (1-5 October 2002); 1/6 [w/ two photos of banners].

Emily Howard, “Invest in social housing, not Olympics.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 02 October 2002); 11.

Jen Wright, “Homeless a product of past neglect.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 02 October 2002); 11.

Douglas Shanks, “Home Street Home: Woodward’s protesters settle in for long legal battle.” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 1 [cover photograph].

Mary Frances Hill, “Urban Legends: John Richardson” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 7 [w/ photo of Richardson].

Mary Frances Hill, “Developer eyes rentals at Woodward’s.” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 8 [w/ photo of resident].

Ilan Saragosti, “French connection for city street kids.” Westender (03-09 October 2002); 9 [w/ photo].

Daniel Girard, “Fighting for a home.” The Toronto Star (Saturday 05 October 2002); H1/4 [w/ colour photo of Toecutter].

David Carrigg, “Woodward’s squat organizer works for city.” The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 06 October 2002); 9.

Naoibh O’Connor, “Campbell protest results in arrests.” The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 06 October 2002); 7.

Andrew Struthers, “Tent City diary.” The Vancouver Sun Mix (Saturday 12 October 2002); D1/3-4 [w/ colour photos of Rob Miller, Sheil Beghorns, and Wesley Vandyk; photos of Mike Platts, Travis, Claude, and Lacey].

Patrick Foley, “Woodward’s For the People.” Carnegie Newsletter (15 October 2002).

Doug Ward, “The lesson of ‘Woodsquat’.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 15 October 2002); A1/5-6 [w/ colour photo of Vanessa in front of “the people will not be defeated” banner, photo of Travis, Sky & Jewel, photo of Jim Leyden, photo of Dan Lindsay with David Mitchell].

John Colebourn, “Protesters told to get packing.” The Province (Wednesday 16 October 2002); A22.

Tim Howard, “Pivot Provides Advice.” Letter to the Editor. The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 20 October 2002); 11.

Wyng Chow, “Developer warms against delaying Woodward’s project: Geoff Hughes speaks out on eve of council vote on tax relief; Social housing activists reject ‘marginal project’.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 22 October 2002); A1-2 [w/ creepy colour photo of Hughes “with wife Tanya”].

Frances Bula, “Not enough subsidized units, critics say.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 22 October 2002); A1-2.

Vancouver Sun Staff, “Squatters target six more buildings for occupation.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 28 October 2002); A1 [six colour photographs of buildings with blurbs and colour map of downtown]

Yvonne Zacharias, “Backers of Woodward’s protest seek promise of social housing: ‘People are ready to do direct action’.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 28 October 2002); A1/4 [w/ photos of APC organizer Shannon Bundock and Gastown Business Society representative Jon Stovell].

Wyng Chow, “Developer says threats won’t cloud his vision.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 28 October 2002); A1/5 [w/ two colour photos of Rob Miller of the squat & financier Geoff Hughes].

Mark Hume, “Hijacking the homeless.” The National Post (Tuesday 29 October 2002); B1-2 [w/ colour photo of Gladiator].

Neal Hall & David Hogben, “Tent-city residents receive eviction notices from city.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A1-2 [w/ colour photo of Claude Maurice].

Frances Bula, “NPA councilor voted for social housing just to ‘calm things down’.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A1-2 [w/ two photos of the notorious Bryce Rostich and councilor Sandy McCormick].

Karenn Krangle, “Candidates against illegal squatting.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A2.

Vancouver Sun Editors, “Time to cry ‘Enough!’ on the anarchist squatters.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 29 October 2002).

Jack Keating, “Woodward’s squatters get their walking papers.” The Province (Tuesday 29 October 2002); A27.

David Hogben, “Squatters face noon deadline: Without court order, Woodward’s campers will stay put, rep says.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 30 October 2002); B1-2 [w/ colour photo of Joe Vanancio & sleeping resident]

Tom Sandborn, “The Sun’s in the spell of anarcho-hackers.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 30 October 2002); A23.

Harrop, “City eviction notice.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 30 October 2002); [editorial cartoon].

Paul Sullivan, “Home at the Woodward’s squat.” The Globe and Mail (Wednesday 30 October 2002); A19.

David Carrigg, “Ground-floor housing better than retail on mean streets, says hostel owner.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 30 October 2002)

John Colebourn, “ ‘I’d love to work, but since I can’t …’.” The Province (Thursday 31 October 2002); A12 [interview w/colour photo of Chris Keats].

John Colebourn, “Woodsquat far from being over: City files writ for an injunction that might take weeks.” The Province (Thursday 31 October 2002); A12.

Frances Bula, “As tent city grows, so do the services: Woodward’s squatters have better access to food, clothing, health care.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 31 October 2002); A1/A5; [w/colour photo of Chris Keats, Joey Only & Justin].

Neal Hall & Doug Ward, “Injunction sought on squatters.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 31 October 2002); A5.

Ivan Drury, “Tents in the Heart of the City: An Update on the Woodward’s Squat.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #9 (November 2002); 4.

Shannon Bundock, “APC Goes to City Hall.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #9 (November 2002); 4.

Calvin Woida, “Woodward’s 54 Update.” Anti-Poverty Committee News #9 (November 2002); 5/7.

Editors, “Woodsquat: An Update.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #4 (November 2002); 6-7.

Province Staff Reporter, “Housing protesters dig in.” The Province (Friday 01 November 2002); A25 [also an editorial cartoon “The homeless solution” on A18].

Doug Ward, “Woodward’s squatters warn of ‘other avenues’: Some say they will occupy more vacant buildings if forced out by police.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 01 November 2002); B1-2.

Kevin Perley, “Shelters already overflowing.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 06 November 2002); 13.

Andy Ivens & Greg Middleton, “Judge sets protesters free and gives them each $100.” The Province (Friday 08 November 2002); A13 [w/ photo of Judge Bennett].

Mary Frances Hill, “An end to voter apathy?” Westender (14-20 November 2002); 13 [photograph & statement by Beverley Gladue].

Gwen Brodsky & Shelagh Day, “Squatters perform a public service.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 16 November 2002); A25 [w/photograph of Wesley’s living area].

John Colebourn & Andy Ivens, “ ‘Safety’ behind move to shift squatters.” The Province (Wednesday 20 November 2002).

Andy Ivens, “ ‘We feel safe in that place’, squatters tell court.” The Province (Thursday 21 November 2002); A11.

Amy O’Brian, “COPE split over squatters: Few support mayor-elect don injunction.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 21 November 2002); A1-2 [w/ photo grid of COPE councilors and mayor-elect with statements].

Kim Pemberton & Karenn Krangle, “Squatters’ lawyers ask for injunction delay.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 21 November 2002); A2.

Gwen Brodsky & Shelagh Day, “Who’s in contempt over the squat?” Westender (21-27 November 2002); 14.

Charlie Smith, “Woodward’s Squat Tests COPE’s Solidarity.” The Georgia Straight (21-28 November 2002); 11.

Wyng Chow, “Woodward’s deal dead as bid rejected: Developer says risks associated with project forced him to reduce offer to $8 million.” The Vancouver Sun (Friday 22 November 2002); A1-2.

David Reevely, “Court grants injunction at Woodward’s: Judge dismisses argument that sidewalk takeover is protected by Charter.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 23 November 2002); B1-2 [w/ colour photo of Jim Green].

Nancy Upton, “Use Woodward’s building to solve two major problems.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 23 November 2002); A27 [letter].

David Carrigg, “Cuts to social housing result in layoffs: Nothing left to trim, say providers.” The Vancouver Courier (Sunday 24 November 2002); 8.

Frank Luba, “Squatters to stay despite injunction.” The Province (Monday 25 November 2002); A4.

Krieger, “Promises.” The Province (Monday 25 November 2002); A18 [editorial cartoon].

John Wright, “Where do the squatters go?” The Province (Monday 25 November 2002); A19 [letter].

David Reevely, “Shelter for squatters on offer as Woodward’s deadline arrives: a few sidewalk dwellers say they’re happy where they are.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 25 November 2002); A1-2 [w/two photographs of Adam Murray & Brody Williams].

Frank Luba, “City seeks court order to clear squatters off street.” The Province (Tuesday 26 November 2002); A10.

Ann Wellington, Ian MacRae, and Margot Beauchamp, “A caring society should be taking care of its homeless.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 26 November 2002); A23 [letters]

David Reevely, “Squatters trickle away to new digs: But most determined to make point for affordable social housing.” The Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 26 November 2002); B1/4 [w/ three colour photographs of Judy Graves and Joey Only].

David Reevely, “20 squatters leave as city seeks clearout: Outgoing mayor, councilor ask Victoria to demolish landmark.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 27 November 2002); B3.

David Carrigg, “Woodward’s pulled off market in favour of partnership.” The Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 27 November 2002); 17.

Dan Rowe, “Shelters tell the desperate to head to Woodward’s for safety and company: What else can you do for people with nowhere to go and no money?, asks Karen O’Shaughnessy of Lookout Emergency Services.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 28 November 2002); B6 [w/photo of squatters underneath the north end of Granville Street Bridge].

Frank Luba, “Squatters’ plight prompts offers of aid for housing.” The Province (Thursday 28 November 2002); A15.

Diana Bennett, “Remaining squatters facing enforcement order.” Westender (28 November – 04 December 2002); 8 [w/photo of 25 November support rally].

Neal Hall & Amy O’Brian, “Woodward’s squatters stay put.” The Vancouver Sun (Saturday 30 November 2002); B1-2 (w/photo of Jim Green).

Frank Stirk, “Transformed hotel good sign for Downtown Eastside.” BC Christian (December 2002).

Editors, “City and Cops Lose Their Case Against the Woodwards 54.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #5 (December 2002); 5.

Editors, “Woodwards Update.” Obstruction of In-Justice: Newsletter of the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality – Vancouver V1 #5 (December 2002); 6.

Anonymous, “This ‘Sixty Years’ has ‘Sixty Minutes’ Which Turned Into ‘Sixty Seconds’ of War!” City Drive (December 2002); 15 [w/photo of Roger, Chris & Mitts].

John Bermingham, “Squatters first thing on new council agenda.” The Province (Sunday 01 December 2002); A38 (w/photo of Larry W. Campbell).

Patricia Bailey & Norman Wrigglesworth, “Squatters at the old Woodward’s building.” The Province (Sunday 01 December 2002); A21 (two letters).

David Reevely, “Green to ask Ottawa for housing funds.” The Vancouver Sun (Monday 02 December 2002); B2 (w/photo of Rob Miller).

Frances Bula, “Council faces tough choice on homeless: Housing Woodward’s squatters could mean taking on provincial responsibility.” The Vancouver Sun (Wednesday 04 December 2002); B1/8.

Vancouver Sun Editors, “COPE faces a tough test in its first week in office: Wrong move on a touchy issue could set the tone for three years.” The Vancouver Sun (Thursday 05 December 2002); A22.

Editors, “Give Thanks to the Poor.” The Republic (Thursday 12 December 2002); 10.

John Mackie, “Woodward’s squatters say they’ll move: Homeless will stay at hotel for four months, then moved to more permanent digs.” Vancouver Sun (Saturday 14 December 2002); B1/10.

Lora Grindlay, “Squatters happy in new home.” The Province (Monday 16 December 2002); A6 [w/colour photos of James Dempster & Jim Green – also sidebar w/photo of Dempster on A1].

David Reevely, “Woodward’s squatters revel in new digs.” Vancouver Sun (Monday 16 December 2002); [w/photo of Michael Platts & Damien Lye].

David Reevely, “Squatter deal touted as model.” Vancouver Sun (Tuesday 17 December 2002); B1/8.

David Carrigg, “Most squatters eligible for welfare.” Vancouver Courier (Wednesday 18 December 2002); 6 [w/photo of Bruce Gongola].

Paul Sullivan, “Miracle on Hastings Street.” The Globe and Mail (Wednesday 18 December 2002); A23.

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