Downtown Eastside advocate Jean Swanson running for city council

Longtime anti-poverty activist looks to fill Vancouver council seat in upcoming by-election, promising a rent freeze and ending homelessness
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Animating her story

Arts Profile: Meet Raven John, an artist that is carving her own path in spaces that celebrate both her Indigenous and two-spirit identity.
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Why are young women at higher risk of becoming victims of domestic violence?

A woman is killed by her partner every six days in Canada. A large per cent of those victims are young women.
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Four principles that can end chronic homelessness

Out Front: Evidence from the U.S. shows that everyone can be housed with a smart, affective approach
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Voices of the Street - Literary Edition

Megaphone's annual literary edition Voices of the Street is sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria by Megaphone's homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy each book for $5 and sell them for $10, keeping the profit. Voices of the Street is Megaphone's annual collection of poems, stories, essays and creative...
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Busking out those street performances

Whether it’s a unicorn unicyclist or eyebrow-burning fire breathers, Downtown Victoria’s Busker Festival is conjuring a new dimension on the city’s sidewalks
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Victoria-based study asks people who use drugs to shape their own primary care

Local News: Researchers hope to put a spotlight on how people living with addiction access the health-care system
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Right to rent: Introducing the Vancouver Tenants Union

July Cover Story: The rent is still too damn high! Tenants unionize to fight back
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Soaking up the rays

Vendor Profile: Victoria’s Richard Gerrand is making the most of his sunny summer days
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No one is free until everybody’s free

Director’s Corner: July is Pride month, and we shouldn’t forget its history of protest
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