Groups call for resources for young ‘hidden homeless’

More than 600 youth and young adults in Greater Victoria experience homelessness. The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness is calling for more supported youth housing to put an end to this growing crisis.

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Homeless Youth are Hidden Victims of Society

Andrew Wynn-Williams, Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness Executive Director, recently wrote an opinion editorial to the Times Colonist sharing the challenges facing youth and young adults experiencing homelessness. 

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Housing affordability improves in Victoria

Housing affordability may be improving in Victoria, but it’s still an issue for low-income individuals. 

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Denise Savoie stepping down due to health reasons

Victoria MP Denise Savoie – a great supporter of affordable housing – is stepping down due to health concerns. Thank you for all your efforts Denise.

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Construction begins on residential care building in Saanich

Construction is underway on a new 260-bed modern seniors facility in Saanich. The state-of-the-art residential and dementia care facility will provide a more home-like feel, moving away from an institutional approach.

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How Carole James’ son pulled back from the abyss

How Victoria’s Umbrella Society helped Evan James, a new father, become clean and sober.

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Reunion with first homeless brother leads to second homeless brother

An Ontario woman reunited with her brother after more than 25 years. Her brother has experienced homelessness in Victoria. 

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Ending homelessness in Calgary, and across Canada

The Wellesley Institute shares the success Calgary has had in their fight to end homelessness.

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‘Wealth equals health’: Canada’s doctors warn of growing health inequalities

Canadian Doctors are raising concerns over the growing health care inequality. 

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EI Changes To Give Relief To Parents Of Canada’s Sick Kids

Parents will soon be able to claim up to 35 weeks of benefits while they look after their critically ill or injured child.

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