Group occupies Vancouver-area apartment building to protest demolition of affordable housing units

The activists say they will remain in the Burnaby building that’s set to be torn down until city council takes action to stop so-called ‘demovictions’

Tina House
APTN National News
People in B.C.’s Lower Mainland are facing a housing crisis.

In Burnaby, one affordable apartment building is being torn down to make way for condos — so people who live on the streets and even former tenants have taken over the building.

 

 

Video Journalist / Vancouver

A proud Métis from BC, Tina began her television career in 1997 as a talent agent for film and TV. She joined APTN National News in 2007 as a Video Journalist in the Vancouver bureau. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Amnesty International Human Rights Journalism Award for her story on murdered and missing women and girls.