homelessness

British Columbia's Overdose Crisis Claims Beloved Homeless Woman

May 15, 2017

Marnie, a homeless woman who was loved by the executive director and staff at the Atira Women's Resource Society, overdosed and died in 2016.

Winner of 2016 Margolese Prize Fights Battle Against Homelessness

March 24, 2017

Sylvia McAdam, winner of the 2016 Margolese National Design for Living Prize from the University of British Columbia's School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, talks about her work to provide housing for underpriviledged Indigenous people.

Study Shows High Rate of Aboriginal Homelessness

August 30, 2016

A new federal study shows that the number of Indigenous people in Canadian homeless shelters far outstrips their representaiton in the general population. The study is the first time federal researchers have focused on the numbers of specific groups within shelter populations

Pregnant Aboriginal women find 'world of difference' in Edmonton inner-city program

August 5, 2015

It's not often a job description includes monitoring fetal heart rates and taking blood samples in the back of a car or in the bathroom of a fast food joint.

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