Tag Archives: Balmoral hotel

Mr. McBinner

The month of June has kicked off with some weird vibes and energy down at the Carnegie Centre and library. I’m not surprised. The Balmoral Hotel, a Single-room Occupancy in the Downtown Eastside has been in the news since the City finally took action, investigating the building and condemning it considering how the slumlords, the […]

Truth and Reconciliation

Today is National Aboriginal Day (June 21st), and this is probably the first year it has really hit home. As a librarian it usually means a book display featuring Aboriginal history, culture, arts and literature, with some posters about local events, maybe a performance, or a film festival. I actually did host a pretty cool […]