‘There won’t be any more Disneyland trips,’ says new head of beleaguered nonprofit.
A bus driver has had his faith in people restored after witnessing a rider wearing plastic bags instead of shoes given a surprising gift this holiday weekend — a stranger’s own shoes and socks.
Vancouver released its proposal for the troubled Downtown Eastside neighbourhood Thursday at a price tag of more than $1 billion.
Eroding incomes and plunging rental stock leave 380,600 households in ‘severe’ need.
The city should require low-income “social impact assessments” of all new businesses and condominiums in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Affordable housing is a recognized human right, say legal advocates, but too many residents of B.C. are unable to exercise that right, or even access the legal system as tenants.
Although the BC New Democrats have not released their election platform yet, the party’s housing critic is pushing for the province to take a “leading role at the table” on affordable housing, including direct investment in new social housing units.
Vancouver event unites advocates, developers, architects, politicians and more.
Vancouver’s housing crisis worsened in the Downtown Eastside in the past year, according to a report released yesterday by an activist housing group, with fewer and fewer Single Resident Occupancy (SROS) rentals within reach of many residents’ budgets.
The independence of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry (MWCI), which examined why serial killer Robert Pickton wasn’t caught sooner, is in “grave doubt,” concluded three of the province’s legal advocacy organizations in a report released yesterday.