March 29, 2016

Homeless deaths spike in British Columbia

Vancouver, BC (March 29, 2016) — At least 46 homeless people died in British Columbia in 2014—a 70 per cent increase from the year before—a new report released today by Megaphone details. Megaphone published its second report on homeless deaths in B.C., Still Dying on the Streets, which uses the...
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November 06, 2014

First ever report on homeless deaths in British Columbia released

Number and nature of deaths demonstrates homelessness is a life-threatening health hazard Vancouver, BC —Homelessness can be fatal, yet deaths associated with being homeless are largely preventable, according to the first ever report examining homeless deaths in British Columbia. The report, published today by Megaphone and entitled ‘Dying on the...
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June 20, 2014

Victoria’s homeless get a new opportunity to work and be heard

Megaphone publishes first issue of street paper that will be sold in Victoria by homeless and low-income vendors Victoria, B.C. [June 20, 2014]—Homeless and low-income people in Victoria have a new opportunity to earn an income while raising awareness about the issues they face every day. Vancouver’s award-winning street paper,...
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October 15, 2013

Hope in Shadows and Megaphone vendors gear up for Vancouver’s rainy season with new wet weather uniforms from Central City Foundation

The hard working vendors who sell the Hope in Shadows calendar and Megaphone magazine on the streets of Vancouver will model their new wet weather uniforms at a photo opportunity on Wednesday, October 16. Funding for the uniforms comes from Central City Foundation. The new rain jackets, umbrellas and water-resistant...
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