Megaphone Issue #147 introduces you to Megafon, our Nordic namesake and sister street paper for 2014. We're also marking International Vendor Week, celebrating the over thousands of street paper vendors world wide, and showing how the world's largest social enterprise has grown over the last 20 years.
Around the Word: Megaphone celebrates International Vendor Week
Also in this issue: Abbotsford City Council faces potential battle with businesses over downtown rezoning for a much-needed low-barrier supportive housing facility; B.C. government cuts funding for projects preventing Aboriginal kids from entering foster care; survey says Vancouver housing almost priciest in the world; vendor Stephen Scott talks about brushes with death and his unfaltering positivity; poetry from our writing workshops; arts listings; and much more!