Radical renovators tackle Victoria office makeover

The folks at HeroWork are at it again! This time making over Citizens Counselling Centre of Greater Victoria and the B.C. Schizophrenia Society’s Victoria.

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Mayor pushes other municipalities to set up their own housing trust

Victoria City Council is encouraging other municipalities to set up Housing Trust Funds to tackle homelessness issues around the region.

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Editorial: PEERS deserves share of funding

Editorial in today’s Times Colonist about the lack of Federal funding for Peers.

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Lack of access, tech know-how hurts poor applying for help: advocates

A change to online access in the MSD is having an impact on those in the greatest need trying to access services.

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Canada building less social housing despite risk of increased homelessness: UBC study

The number of public housing units in Canada has dropped 5% from 1990 to 2011 says a new UBC report.

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Seniors’ advocate says some B.C. elderly giving up basic needs to afford housing

BC’s Senior’s Advocate has released a report that says financial need is the greatest need amongst seniors.

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Municipal study sees looming housing problem, urges Ottawa to stay engaged

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is calling for the Federal Government to increase funding for social housing as housing shortable looms.

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‘Running mom’ steps down as coach in Victoria Cool Aid program

Gillie is retiring from Every Step Counts. She will be missed.

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Meal sharing program becoming increasingly popular in Victoria

Victoria’s Meal Share program has taken off! Providing meals for those experiencing homelessness.

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Victoria considers micro-housing solution to homeless camping

The City of Victoria held an open house on Micro-Housing as a solution to homelessness in our region.

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