Tag Archives: Homeless

Homeless in Vancouver: Attrition and a kind of end to binning

Homeless in Vancouver: Attrition and a kind of end to binning
Yesterday I was up around West 14th Avenue and Cambie Street and something told me that the little house at 656 West 14th Avenue won't be the source of any more returnable beer cans—ever. Only a few weeks ago I was rooting through their container …
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New Chapter in Vancouver's All-Ages Space Chase
It's not easy being a young music-lover in Vancouver. For years the city has struggled with a lack of all-ages venues. In 2012, The Tyee listed five reasons why anyone under 19 is going to have a hard time playing and enjoying live music in Vancouver …
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Vancouver's high housing prices post headaches for job recruiters
That has business groups raising the alarm about Vancouver's ability to attract and retain the talent needed to foster local successes like retailer Lululemon Athletica or tech start-ups like video surveillance maker Avigilon and social media manager …
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Homeless in Vancouver: Enjoying a ho-ho-homeless Christmas :-)

Homeless in Vancouver: Enjoying a ho-ho-homeless Christmas :-)
My apologies to Clement Clarke Moore, the author of the famous 1823 poem A Visit from St. Nicholas. Like everyone else, I'm familiar with the beginning and end of this treacly poem but I had no idea how long it was—it goes on for 56 stultifying lines!
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Barj Dhahan says Liberals pressured him to withdraw from Vancouver South race
A former Liberal Party candidate for the Vancouver South riding says he was pressured to withdraw from the race because the party had a preferred candidate — Harjit Singh Sajjan — whom they wanted acclaimed. In an exclusive interview with CBC News …
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