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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 – 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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Press Release – The Hidden Homeless

You have seen homeless people who live on the street, in parks, in doorways and in other public places. But we rarely see 80 percent of those without a place to call home – the hidden homeless. They are the youth, adults, families and seniors, who move from friend to friend and relative to relative while looking for affordable housing. They are the adults who live in cars and abandoned buildings in cities and on farms. They are

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