- CBC News B.C. broke the news on twitter early Tuesday morning.
- The tributes soon started pouring in on social media.
- — Richelle D. Funk (@RdFunk)Tue, Feb 28 2012 18:26:23RIP Jim Green. Political colours don't matter today - everyone can celebrate what he accomplished. Condolences to his family. #BCpoli
- — Aaron Jasper (@Aaron_Jasper)Tue, Feb 28 2012 17:52:29At last night's mtg, Park Board approved @sarahblyth motion to name a park after Jim Green. No one deserves it more! RIP Jim and thank you!
- — Adele Kirwer (@BlissfulGirl)Tue, Feb 28 2012 17:46:36Fondly recalling enjoying an occasional beer and some great music with Jim Green on Sunday afternoons at The Dover. RIP Jim.
- Many spoke of Green's work as an activist and advocate, indicating his legacy will long be remembered.
- — Sara Goldvine (@saragoldvine)Tue, Feb 28 2012 18:00:50Taking a moment to reflect on Jim Green's lasting impact on Vancouver... his passion & commitment leave an inspiring legacy.
Jim Green dies of cancer
Social media reaction to the death of former Vancouver city councillor and Downtown Eastside advocate Jim Green.
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