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Podcast
Dec 13, 2010

Psychiatric survivor says supportive housing saved her life

John Bonnar Audio Blog
“It took me a year to unpack because I kept thinking I was going to get an eviction notice,” says Dream Team member Linda Chamberlain, who has lived in supportive housing for the past 15 years.
Podcast
Oct 5, 2010
Redeye

Victoria bans camping on Pandora Green

Redeye
A by-law banning camping in public parks was struck down by the Supreme Court of B.C. Now Victoria council has rezoned a public park as a "street median" to prevent homeless people erecting shelters.
Blog
Jul 23, 2010

Fighting for the right to the city

Am Johal
Vancouver has been going through an affordability crisis for 30 years -- why has the public policy responses been so inadequate?
Podcast
May 18, 2010

B.C. welfare policy hurting family reunification

Pivot Legal Society
Pivot Lawyer Lobat Sadrehashemi talks about a complaint filed to the B.C. Ombudsperson regarding a policy that makes it difficult for foster children to return to their parents.
Podcast
Mar 3, 2010

Olympic red tents wrap-up

Pivot Legal Society
Olympic Canadian Pavilion wrapped up in red tent protest. We talked to John Richardson about how the campaign went and what is next for Pivot and the National Housing Strategy protest.
Blog
Feb 26, 2010

Voices from the Olympic Tent Village

Mara Kardas-Nelson
While the mainstream media continues to either ignore or blast the Olympic Tent Village, village residents are fighting back by taking things into their own hands.
Podcast
Feb 22, 2010

Olympic Tent Village

Redeye
Dave Diewert of Streams of Justice explains why he and other activists decided to set up a tent village on Hastings Street during the Winter Olympics.
Blog
Feb 19, 2010

Your chance to get red

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Three Vancouver actions are taking place this weekend to campaign for affordable and accessible low-income housing.
Blog
Feb 18, 2010

The Olympic Tent Village: A safe community

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood is not known as one of the city's most beautiful, but the Olympic Tent Village helps to highlight its community.

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