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Likely Stories: Vancouver and Calgary ‘East Villages’ Had Nothing to Do With Ours

The head of the organization that spent $20,000 rebranding a part of Vancouver as The East Village says the name isn’t a rip-off of our East Village. “People have said we’re copying the East Village in New York, when we’re not,” Tricia Barnes of the Hastings North Business Improvement Association tells Canada’s News1130. “There are East Villages around the world.”

Indeed there are! Read more…