Mini-stories east of downtown
Guests Sharon Yeo, David Holdsworth, and Hon Leong join to give insight into some of the infrastructure, cultural, and systemic reasons why Chinatown is facing the problems it is today.
Here are the relevant links for this episode:
- Councillors' actions on police funding differ from candidates' words
- Edmonton city council settles on $407M annual base funding for police
Guest: Sharon Yeo
Guest: David Holdsworth
Guest: Hon Leong
- 2022 Chinatown Projects & Support
- 2017: Chinatown Strategy
- Keith Gerein: Edmonton's Chinatown looks to take control, even if that means moving
- Edmontonians join national effort to rebuild Chinatowns across Canada
- Pandemic leaves Edmonton's Chinatown just trying to hang on
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