Victoria eyes ‘humane’ muzzles for volatile dogs

Muzzles proposed for aggressive dogs in part because of the canine companions of those experiencing homelessness…

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‘Living wage’ rises in Victoria making life here less affordable

The Community Social Planning Council has released the living wage in Greater Victoria – $18.93/hr is required to meet the basic costs of living (up from $18.73 last year).

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Foster children need support after age 19: report

A recent report concludes children require support after they age out of care.

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EDITORIAL: Homelessness isn’t going to disappear

Interesting editorial from Victoria News in response to the Coalition’s recent survey.

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Charity dental care fills local need

Dentistry is a luxury too many in our community cannot afford. One local dentist is taking action and offering a free day of dental.

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Dandelion Society offers Easter service with a twist

For the third year in a row Rev. Al of the Dandelion Society is offering an Easter service and breakfast for Victorians experiencing homelessness.

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Homelessness not an issue, many Greater Victorians say in survey

Homelessness is not an issue in some communities according to a recent survey done by the Coalition.

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West Shore sees growing need for youth housing

Threshold Housing says more housing for at-risk youth is needed in the West Shore.

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A groundbreaking study suggests giving homeless Canadians homes first saves money

The Mental Health Commissions At Home-Chez Soi project is complete and the results are in – housing first saves money and keeps people housed.

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Study finds ‘housing first’ strategy saves money, keeps people off street

The results of the At Home-Chez Soi project are in and they find that housing first strategies save money for the tax payer and keep people housed.

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