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By Yann Martel

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From the mailbox of the major Minister's workplace on your bookshelf, a listing of greater than a hundred books that each Canadian may still learn. This mostly one-sided correspondence from the "loneliest publication membership within the world" is a compendium for bibliophiles and those that keep on with the Canadian political scene. clever, subversive, signed, sealed, and now on hand to you...even in the event that your tackle isn't eighty Wellington road.

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Conditions improved very slowly through the rest of the decade. Permit issues reached 1930 levels again only in 1940. The Table 3 Summary of building permits for dwellings in Vancouver, 1920-55 Alterations New 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 Permits Value ($) Permits Value ($) 338 639 644 407 639 855 1,051 1,188 1,074 1,964 1,579 1,298 402 199 190 285 559 862 1,197 1,042 1,552 2,130 1,028 1,042 2,487 2,687 3,307 2,128 3,367 2,180 1,781 1,092 1,737 1,443 1,125 1,083 1,039,744 1,550,280 1,550,810 1,068,900 1,585,475 2,243,850 2,695,110 3,179,125 2,904,184 6,665,250 4,978,625 3,868,760 992,950 440,000 460,000 750,000 1,604,800 2,515,155 3,418,535 2,819,575 4,263,720 6,168,375 2,665,165 2,596,495 8,121,970 10,087,305 14,555,950 10,022,500 18,469,230 13,369,240 11,919,360 8,236,710 13,449,848 11,399,100 9,415,450 10,533,300 1,268 429 516 412 444 533 538 538 532 1,009 1,231 1,046 687 467 497 560 704 865 869 789 907 868 784 1,294 1,334 1,743 1,454 1,623 1,417 1,598 1,377 1,165 1,215 3,103 2,996 1,337 690,245 169,030 178,037 150,811 153,585 177,745 181,195 169,317 176,474 396,405 330,497 240,255 171,710 96,317 128,027 143,445 188,945 253,295 229,565 228,609 274,155 250,960 244,575 294,070 447,053 636,710 741,740 876,100 826,340 874,145 854,740 891,890 863,270 1,123,338 1,137,785 965,905 Sources: City of Vancouver, Financial Statements and Annual Reports, 1920-36; City of Vancouver Archives, Records of the Department of Permits and Licenses, Building Department, Building Reports, 1929-56, 125-A-l, files 2-5.

The city handed out eviction notices and eventually destroyed the waterfront shanties. Yet the shacks came back. In 1911, the health department once again cleared the Burrard Inlet foreshore of about eighty shacks and forty floathouses. 29 Before the First World War, tents also concerned the health department. Like shacks, they were holdovers from the past. 30 Holdsworth's interpretation of Vancouver housing overlooks the 19 20 Houses for All accommodation of post-1900 residents of the east end and the business district.

Charles A. Hodgetts, who had an interest in the housing problem. 58 At the time, Adams was perhaps the country's most qualified authority on housing matters. He advised the federal government on its post-First World War program to direct and fund the Better Housing Scheme undertaken in Vancouver, South Vancouver, and Point Grey. 61 At the same time, the groups that organized the various branches of the housing industry and eventually opposed the housing activists had also formed. 62 Whether critics or advocates, all these groups played roles in the future struggle over social housing.

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