November 23, 2017
A proposed condo building in Vancouver’s West End will have not only a separate door and lobby, but also a separate playground for the social housing portion of the building.
That’s raising concerns about the division between rich and poor in Canada’s most expensive city.
“The concept of segregated children’s playgrounds disturbs me greatly,” said Judy Graves, who worked for the City of Vancouver as an advocate for the homeless until retiring in 2013. She ran for a city council seat in this fall’s by-election as a candidate for OneCity.