Special visitor brings a little cheer to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

A special visitor brings Christmas cheer to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Tina House
APTN National News
It’s one of Canada’s most notorious neighbourhoods – one that almost everyone in the country knows something about.

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside struggles with drugs, murder and poverty.

But around this time of year, a special guest appears to make everyone’s day a little bit better.

[email protected]

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.