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

Over 100,000 B.C. households on the verge of homelessness

“THE RENTAL CRISIS IS WORSE (IN B.C.) THAN PRETTY MUCH ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE COUNTRY.” The average rent in B.C. increased 30 per cent from 2016 to 2021 — the largest increase of any province — making B.C. one of the country’s most unaffordable place for renters to live, according to a new analysis. However. The most … 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