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Vancouver Ltd.

Author: Donald Gutstein
Publisher: Toronto : J. Lorimer, 1975.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Gutstein
ISBN: 0888620829 9780888620828 0888620810 9780888620811
OCLC Number: 1847897
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: just what is happening to Vancouver? --
2. Vancouver: brought to you courtesy of the Canadian Pacific Railway --
Pt. I. Downtown --
3. Who is downtown for? -4. Downtown decision-makers I: the multi-nationals --
5. Downtown decision-makers II: the banks --
6. The Royal Bank: portrait of a Canadian chartered bank --
7. Downtown decision-makers III. Vancouver's business establishment --
8. The Royal's Vancouver directors: integrating the local business establishment --
9. Downtown decision-makers IV. The developers --
10. Trizec: portrait of a downtown developer --
11. Downtown decision-makers --
12. Bentall Centre: case study of a downtown development --
13. The pattern of downtown development: boom and bust --
Pt. II. Next door to downtown --
14. Waterfront politics in Vancouver --
15. The Bayshore Inn and Coal Harbour: a case study in waterfront corporate giveaways --
16. False Creek and Marathon Realty: the CPR's next deal --
Pt. III. Housing --
17. Introduction: housing for whom? --
18. The West End: developer's paradise --
19. Kitsilano: neighbourhood in transition --
20. Richmond: bedroom suburb --
21. Who is responsible for the housing crisis? CMHC --
22. Who is responsible for the housing crisis? The province --
23. Who is responsible for the housing crisis? The Greater Vancouver Regional District --
24. Who is responsible for the housing crisis? Daon Development Corp. --
25. Who is responsible for the housing crisis? Genstar --
IV. City Hall --
26. The politicians: TEAM and the NPA --
27. City Hall bureaucrats and planners --
28. TEAM in power --
Pt. V. Citizens opposition: the record --
29. The Chinatown freeway fight --
30. The Strathcona urban renewal fight --
31. The third crossing --
32. The four seasons issue: victory and defeat --
Pt. VI. Challenging the developers --
33. Co-op housing --
34. Credit unions --
35. Van City: portrait of Canada's largest credit union --
36. Organizing --
37. Direct action: pre-emption and squatting --
38. Political action.
Responsibility: Donald Gutstein.

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