An aging population in financial limbo and a housing crisis

Part 4 of the poverty series takes a look at seniors in our community, and just how many are at risk.

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As cold weather sets in, shelters open more beds

The temperature is dropping around the region. In response the Extreme Weather Protocol has been called.

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The growing concern of the city’s underemployed and underpaid

Part 3 of the Times Colonist’s poverty series takes a look at the working poor in Greater Victoria.

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Childhood poverty and the single-parent trap

The second in a five part series tackling poverty in Greater Victoria.

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How domestic violence is driving homelessness in Greater Victoria

Part 1 of the poverty series by the Times Colonist’s Sarah Petrescu tackles domestic violence and the connection to homelessness.

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For three generations, she’s been a rock for Mustard Seed

After more than 30 years with the Mustard Seed, Fran has made an impact on so many lives.

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Growing problem of hidden poverty in Victoria

Introduction to the 5 part series on poverty issues in Greater Victoria. 

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Hope finds a home with Sooke housing project

Hope Centre in Sooke is officially open!

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Street preacher brings Gospel – and compassion – to Victoria’s homeless

Profile on Rev. Al and the great work he does in our community.

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After years on the street, Victoria bluesman finds a home

Remarkable story of one man’s journey out of homelessness.

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