Culture Saves Lives

Heartbeats: Downtown Eastside movement opens up shop to offer healing through culture and community
Read more Share

Defining poverty

Viewpoints: A personal story of one woman’s experience with poverty in Canada
Read more Share

Special kind of woman

Vendor Voices: Vancouver vendor Bernie Bouzane shares another poem meant to be set to music.
Read more Share

Meet Victoria’s first-ever Indigenous Artist in Residence

Arts Profile: Body politics, femininity, and sexuality are some of the underlying themes of Lindsay Delaronde’s work.
Read more Share

From Ten Years to Sugar Mountain

Q&A: How one Vancouver tent city refused to be shut down and transformed itself
Read more Share

Lots to eat, lots to do

Vendor Profile: Vancouver vendor Peter Thompson talks about the seasonal foods he and his family traditionally prepare
Read more Share

‘Overdose prevention sites are working’

Local News: Victoria set to beat 2016 record of illicit drug overdose deaths
Read more Share

Let’s make room for each other

Director’s corner: Homelessness is dangerous year-round, and extreme summer weather only adds to that danger
Read more Share

Remembering a fallen vendor

Megaphone News: Vancouver vendor Ronald Jerome McGrath passed away on July 16, and we honour his memory
Read more Share

Storytelling meets life at Vancouver's Queer Film Festival

Arts Preview: This year’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival showcases films that intersect across race, class, and gender
Read more Share

Dignity through art

Heartbeats: Vancouver performance honours the lives lost in the fentanyl overdose crisis
Read more Share

Queens of the court

Cover Story: Indigenous women basketball players will have their might tested at a world tournament this month in Vancouver
Read more Share

Time

Vendor Voices: Vancouver’s Charlize Gordon shares a poem about life and time
Read more Share

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
Read more Share

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.
Read more Share

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.
Read more Share

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
Read more Share

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...
Read more Share

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
Read more Share

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
Read more Share
Office
312 Main St
Vancouver, BC
V6A 2T2