Monthly Archives: August 2008

Homelessness Action Week 2008

This is our third annual Homelessness Action Week in Burnaby. This initiative is now province wide and organized by the Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness and Ethos Strategy Group.

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Rental Market in Burnaby becoming tighter

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Wanda receives Burnaby Local Hero Award!

Wanda Mulholland, a founding member of the Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness received a Burnaby Local Hero Award in 2007 for her work as part of the Task Force On Homelessness in Burnaby. Click read more to see pictures!

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Press Release – Faith Community responds to RCMP request for help

Staff Sgt Buis, the District Commander for the Southeast District of the RCMP has requested help from the Faith Community. In response the Faith Community in Burnaby is rising to the challenge. The Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness has documented the rising numbers of homeless people

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Press Release – 2008 Homeless count

The 2008 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count is scheduled to take place during a 24-hour period on the night of Monday March 10th and the daytime of Tuesday, March 11th 2008.
The 2008 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count is scheduled to take place during a 24-hour period on the night of Monday March 10th and the daytime of Tuesday, March 11th 2008.

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Press Release – 2006 in Review. Burnaby Reaches Out To The Homeless

2006 is known in Burnaby as the year that Burnaby Reached Out To The Homeless. Anyone wishing to donate clothing, food, money or wishing to volunteer at the Outreach Resource Centre can contact Progressive Housing at 604-522-9669 ext 317.

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Press Release – October 2007 Homelessness Action Week in Burnaby

Ongoing support for homeless people is available at the Outreach Resource Centre at Southside Community Church on Thursday mornings 10am-12pm This centre has serviced over 1000 people since Nov 06, averaging 30-40 people weekly. Many people attending

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Press Release – Laura McDiarmid

I would like to thank you for publishing the recent letter from Laura McDiarmid about homelessness in Burnaby. It is important that Burnaby citizens are concerned about this issue because homelessness affects so many people

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Press Release – A Face of Homelessness

Burnaby, B.C. – Maurice has lived in the Lower Mainland for the past 33 years and has worked in shipping and receiving in Burnaby for 15 years. This past fall he has been out of work, looking for a place to live in the Burnaby area. Living in his truck Maurice found life…

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Press Release – A Positive Change

There is a change occurring in Burnaby, a quiet, positive change which is moving one person at a time. It is a change which is taking homeless people off the street and finding them a place to live, treating

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