Poverty doesn't stop at the imaginary line between Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and Chinatown neighbourhoods. But for the predominantly senior population living in Chinatown, there are few services in the area for Chinese immigrants living below the poverty line. In Megaphone #126 we look at the isolation, racism and hunger facing too many Chinese seniors in Vancouver today.
Also in this issue: The 2013 federal budget falls short of the Canada-wide housing need; the YWCA launches a new housing campaign specifically targeting homeless women; Megaphone vendor Peter Thompson asks for help sending a Vancouver man to space; Maple Ridge Street Ministry searches for new home for its community suppers; arts listings; horoscopes; and more!
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