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Looking at how to improve housing affordability to match population of Vancouver. Read more

Social profiling of homeless population by police and/or security services. Read more

A $5-million federal and provincial investment in Aboriginal housing initiative will create housing for Aboriginals in need within BC.  Read more

A couple’s donation allows Taylor Manor to operate independent of government support, providing housing for 56 homeless. Read more

Jody Paterson, writer and social justice worker, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Victoria. An excerpt from her acceptance speech. Read more

Premier Clark’s changes  to BC’s income and disability assistance programs. Read more

Victoria Human Exchange society has sheltered 400 people in emergency and supported housing, and turned 20 this year. Read more

Recovering addict Evan James copes with life’s transitions through painting. Read more

University of Winnipeg offers tuition waivers to students aging out of care in Canada. Read more

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca