Vancouver, Sunday, April 19th 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM SFU and Pivot have teamed up to host Reel Justice: a one-day film festival exploring homelessness and intersecting issues through Vancouver-based films and research. Come check out the Poverty Reduction table … Continue reading
Monday, April 6, 2009 April 6, 2009 is ”Lobby Your MLA Candidates Day”! Join British Columbians across the province on April 6th, and let your MLA candidates know that you have signed the Open Letter for poverty reduction in BC … Continue reading
44 marches and rallies scheduled across BC Across the province people will march on April 6th to demand immediate government action to end homelessness, build social housing, protect rental housing, and raise welfare and minimum wage rates. Find the Grand … Continue reading
John Doyle, Auditor General of BC’s newly released report, Homelessness: Clear Focus Needed, raises numerous concerns, including that the provincial government lacks solid numbers on how many homeless people there are in BC and who they are. Most importantly, he found … Continue reading
The Healthy Living Alliance of BC recently brought together opinion leaders from health, business, Aboriginal and non-profit social service agencies to discuss solutions and create a plan for action to address the social issues that lead to poor health. According … Continue reading
In a regular meeting of the White Rock Health and Social Committee on March 24th the open letter to BC political parties on poverty reduction was re-circulated. With growing concern regarding poverty in White Rock the committee passed a recommendation … Continue reading
Kudos to the City of Victoria for getting behind the Poverty Reduction Campaign in such a public way and setting an example for city councils across the province! Saturday, February 28, 2009 7:30-9:30 PM The City of Victoria, Quality of … Continue reading
Read notes and resources from the vigil.