Meet Eric, a familiar face on Commercial Drive

"What I’d like to tell my customers is this: thank you for stopping by and for your support. Thank you for the smiles, waves, and hellos, and for the good conversation."
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Meet Sang

Sang sells Megaphone in Victoria outside the BC Liquor Store at Menzies and Toronto in James Bay.
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Richard Prest, jack of all trades

"I had a lot of talent and skills. But my skills didn’t line up with economic realities."
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Matt Cassan reflects on his first season as a vendor

“If people were told regularly that they have skills and could have work and do the work properly, there would be more people off the street.”
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Rose Henry speaks truth to power

"We need to make room for those who have had the most experience [with homelessness and poverty] to be included on the advisory council, to be included on the board of directors, and to be able to build their own community."
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Meet Gary Kyle, punk incarnate

"It’s important to know that there are outlets. There are ways out. And the biggest thing is having stable housing. Housing is the number-one priority we should be focusing on.”
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At long last, Delisle August Doucet finds his way home

“I was homeless in the ‘90s. Back in the ‘80s, there was nobody sleeping in doorways.
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A Christmas letter from Bob Dennis

As 2014 draws to a close, I think about the good things and the people who touched my heart this year.
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After 13 years, Garvin Snider says goodbye to Vancouver

Since arriving on the West Coast in 2002, Garvin Snider has left no stone unturned in the Downtown Eastside, a neighbourhood he’s called home for over a decade. The time he’s spent living here has changed him, he says. “I’m not the same person I was when I left [Ottawa...
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Meet Shirley

Shirley sells Megaphone in the City of Victoria. Find her in James Bay, outside the Thrifty's at Simcoe St and Menzies St.  
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