BC NDP under fire for progress on homelessness despite massive spending

Premier David Eby found himself on the defensive this week over his government’s inability to make progress clearing homeless encampments, despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent on the issue. Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre sideswiped his government with a new attack ad showing public spaces in Vancouver, Abbotsford and Kelowna that have devolved into … Read more

Hub Cycling accussed of abusing low-income citizen and threatening him


BC Homeless was founded on the principles of advocacy and activism.   Our goals are to speak up for homeless and low-income powerless citizens.  And we keep hearing and reading all the victims of injustice, bullying and intimidation.  As such, we had to report and go public when we witnessed the deplorable abuse and hostility a … Read more

MAY 26, 2023–SIGN UP for “Voices of the Street Launch – Losing Hope, Finding Home”

2023 Voices of the Street Launch – Losing Hope, Finding Home Join Megaphone Magazine May 26, 2023, from 6:30-8:30 PM, to celebrate the launch of Megaphone’s 2023 and 13th annual Voices of the Street special literary edition Losing Hope, Finding Home. This anthology features work from 23 writers marginalized by homelessness and poverty, including Megaphone … Read more

Afordable Housing in West Vancouver public hearing on March 6th 2023

  The Clyde Ave rental studio apartment building goes to a public hearing on March 6th. Monday, March 6, 2023 7:00 p.m.  9:30 p.m. Municipal Hall750 17th StreetWest Vancouver, BC, V7V 3T3Canada (map) Google Calendar  ICS Urge mayor and council to support rental housing in West Van and vote FOR this project. You can address the meeting at Municipal … Read more

3 confirmed dead and 2 critically injured, including suspect, after multiple shootings in Langley, B.C.

3 confirmed dead, including suspect, after multiple shootings in Langley, B.C. 2 people injured during violence that triggered emergency alerts to the public   A bicycle at the scene of a shooting at Willowbrook Mall, on 200 Street near the Langley Bypass, on Monday morning. Several people, at least one of whom was homeless, were … Read more

Cleanest Day of the Year on June 11th 2022

The Cleanest Day of the Year Be a CleanTeam Hero! Saturday, June 11, 2022 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Vancouver Downtown Your participation in The Cleanest Day of the Year on June 11 helps Mission Possible reach our goal of raising $150,000 to support 30 people in starting, and finishing, our Employment Readiness Program, which provides workshops, ongoing skills training, regular & supportive … Read more


CLICK TO WATCH OUR CNOY 2022 FEATURE VIDEO THE COUNTDOWN IS ON…FEBRUARY 26 2022 On February 26, 2022 something special will happen in cities all across our nation… Thousands of individuals, coworkers and families will join together in support of the hurting, hungry and homeless in our communities. In neighbourhoods all across Greater Vancouver, and … Read more

COVENANT HOUSE Executive Edition celebrates 10 years in Vancouver

As we head into “sweater weather,” pumpkin-spiced lattes, and fewer hours of daylight, have you ever stopped to appreciate that at the end of your rain-infused commute that you have a dry, warm, and safe place waiting for you? Take a moment the next time that your umbrella inverts, to imagine that how you feel … Read more

Hundreds of homes for homeless in Vancouver, but not for 100S AND 100S OF DAYS.

VANCOUVER — B.C.’s housing minister announced Tuesday that 350 permanent supportive homes and nearly 100 temporary homes will be built on city-owned land, but they won’t be available for quite some time – a dual disappointment for those most impacted. Selina Robinson said the 98 temporary homes will be open by spring and noted that … Read more


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SLEEP OUT: PROFESSIONALS EDITION Sleep on the street for one night, so homeless youth don’t have to. You Can Help We are challenging working professionals and emerging leaders to spend one night sleeping on the street to raise funds to support our Mental Health and Addiction Programs. You can help by making a donation to … Read more