Living in a Van

The Globe's New Solution To Vancouver Housing Crisis: Sleep In A Van

Michael Stewart | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Stewart

Instead of "homelessness," he has renamed his lifestyle "urban camping."

This Derelict Van 'Home' Costs $550/Month To Rent In B.C.

Castanet | Bill Everitt | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A family is packing their belongings after spending the hot months of summer renting a derelict van at the Pleasant View Hotel and RV Park in Summerla...

4 Months Later..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Last fall, Mathew Arthur found himself looking for a new place to live.He had been living with his two brothers in a house in Vancouver, b...

The Week in Review: In Defence of Living Vicariously through Stephen Harper's Twitter Feed

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

This week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave us a taste of his everyday life, tweeting out photos and videos of himself doing the normal human being stuff, like lunching at his desk with a Diet Coke for a companion. A calculated move to appear more approachable? Perhaps. But I've got to say, it's hard not to like a guy who comes home at the end of a long day and takes time out to warmly greet his pet chinchilla. Besides, learning what it's like to walk in another person's shoes is healthy. It broadens minds about how to live well -- be it in a $12-million mansion or a 45-sq. foot 1987 Dodge Ram Prospector.

LOOK: Living In A Van For A Year

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Mathew Arthur ditched a renovated laneway house he shared with his two brothers to live in a cheap 45-sq. foot 1987 Dodge Ram Prospector for the next ...