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Two chairs of local resident associations are part of a slate of four candidates seeking nominations with the Green Party of Vancouver for the civic election this fall. In...
Members of the Coalition of Progressive Electors will vote this weekend on whether to include a “sanctuary city” policy in their platform for the 2014 election. The idea reflects...
Trish Kelly remembers a local community centre in her old North Vancouver neighbourhood being a “haven” for her as an at-risk youth. “I lived in a small apartment with my mom and...
Finalists in the PEAK Performance Project will have a chance to collaborate with their Alberta counterparts this year, as the annual competition for emerging artists expands to...
Some Vancouver groups say they’re concerned that public perception of non-profits could be affected by the findings of two scathing audits of the Portland Hotel Society's finances...
Major changes to the management structure of PHS Community Services Society have some Downtown Eastside residents fearful of the future of the programs the group operates in the...
A nine-bed emergency psychiatric unit will open at St. Paul’s Hospital this week. B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake announced the new Acute Behavioural Stabilization Unit today (...
Pivot Legal Society lawyer DJ Larkin is concerned that what she calls a loophole in B.C.’s Residential Tenancy Act could lead to the displacement of low-income tenants. “The...
A new $4.9-million fund will see 98 children of missing and murdered B.C. women eligible for compensation. The B.C. government announced the fund today (March 18), which could see...
Vancouver has approved a 30-year local area plan for the Downtown Eastside that drew more than 100 people, including many low-income residents from the neighbourhood, to city hall...

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