VANCOUVER POVERTY

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Liveable Income Guarantee Promised

The B.C. Green Party is pledging to introduce a "guaranteed livable income" aimed at eliminating poverty if elected in May. “We can eliminate poverty, but the only way we can do that is through a gua...
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Homeless Fines?

The City of Vancouver is looking to massively increase penalties for certain bylaw violations, a move that one activist blog says amounts to a "fine for homelessness." The Mainlander writes that the c...
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'Crack Shacks And Brothels'

Several tenants and ex-employees of publicly owned housing in Vancouver say their buildings are marred by revolting conditions, rampant crime and shoddy management — by a company whose CEO is married...