Stories

Vancouver residents embrace ‘collective housing’ in face of real-estate woes

Written by Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press.  In a city known for soaring real estate prices and low vacancies, some people in Vancouver are finding innovative ways of blending their housing and social needs. One option …

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“Lives Too Easily ‘Written Off’: A Family Advocate Argues for Robust MAiD Monitoring”

As part of the ongoing conversation about Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) and the Vulnerable Persons Standard (VPS), we wanted to share a recent essay by Donna Thompson about the importance of having safeguards …

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A Note about Chuck Walker

With great sadness in our hearts, we are writing to inform you that Charles (Chuck) Walker has died at the age of 96.  He passed away peacefully at his home in Vancouver. In a …

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Learning from past mistakes: Woodlands

Earlier this week, we were pleased to learn that the Government of British Columbia will be compensating the people who were held at the Woodlands Institution in New Westminster, including those left out of …

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