Low-income Photographers Share Stories through Their Own Lens

Press Release: Low-income Photographers Share Stories through Their Own Lens Vancouver, B.C. [October 10, 2018]— It's a photography project that shares the stories of homeless and low-income people through their own lens, and in its 16-year history, it has put more than one million dollars directly into the pockets of...
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Last Rights

Dr. Naheed Dosani is among a growing number of health care practitioners working to bring palliative care to those living on the margins.
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A voice for all

By running for councillor in Vancouver’s civic election next month, Gerald ‘Spike’ Peachey aims to help build a city where everyone can live their best lives.  
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Walking the talk

Filmmaker Steve Sxwithul'txw aims to celebrate First Nations talent with an Indigenous Walk of Fame in the heart of Victoria.
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Altruism and activism

A mom of two cats and two kids, Julie Chapman would take everyone under her wing for protection, if she could
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The Kids Are Alright

From lowering the voting age, to supporting housing for those who are homeless, youth passionate about the fate of the planet and its people are speaking out.
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Living communities over dying industries

Director's Corner: In the wake of the Kinder Morgan bailout announcement, I find myself costing out what else we could do with approximately $12 billion.
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'We all work together'

Busy like bees, members of Wood Shop and Hives for Humanity collaborate and contribute to the greater community
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The function of freedom

Desmond Cole has a simple message for those who participate—overtly or covertly—in racist, classist regimes: 'Until you stop hurting us and stop killing us... acts of resistance are going to be how we challenge you.'
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Making the connection on canvas

Artist Alex Sandvoss creates life-like paintings of the people in the Downtown Eastside that many of us pass by every day.
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Megaphone's 'Fab Four' have been here since the beginning

Longtime vendors (from left) Vince Broad, Bob Dennis, Richard Morris and Ray Soucy have been hitting the streets for nearly a century between them.
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Vendor Voices: A fresh start comes into focus

Valerie Fielding’s participation in Megaphone’s annual Hope in Shadows photography project revealed a talent she never knew she had and a sense of purpose she thought she’d lost.
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Downtown Eastside tenants in ‘crisis,' advocacy group says

The Carnegie Community Action Project’s latest housing report shows 2017 was the worst year for renters in the area since 2008, as rates rise and rooms close.
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Happy 10th birthday, Megaphone!

Non-profit organization has been working to ease the pain of poverty for a decade.    
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Connection is the root of our power

Director's Corner: For 10 years, Megaphone has advocated for policy changes to the systems that entrench poverty and has put more than $500,000 directly into the pockets of homeless and low-income people.
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Remembering Sang Hussain

Warm, charming and determined to meet life’s challenges, Victoria vendor was a genuine pleasure to be around.
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Looking at controversy

2018 DOXA Documentary Film Festival features flicks about local rabble-rouser Harry Rankin and iconic photographer of North America’s Indigenous people, Edward Curtis.
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