Jasper East

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Boyle Street is a neighbourhood located in central Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, immediately east of downtown proper. The neighbourhood is bounded by the North Saskatchewan River Valley in the south and the LRT tracks to the north, with the central roads of Jasper Avenue and 103 Avenue running through the district. The area (along with neighbouring McCauley) has a reputation as being Edmonton's ghetto and home to numerous homeless individuals as well as social service agencies, although the city is making moves for development in the area.

The area has a history of diversity, hosting a large Chinese community (part of Chinatown-South lies within the district) as well as a large number of Italians (Little Italy being a short distance away in neighbouring McCauley). The area also hosts a large number of people of Aboriginal decent, largely due to Canada and Alberta's extensive history of mistreating and ghettoizing its aboriginal peoples.

(from Wikipedia)