Peter Thompson leaves Robson & Howe for Kits

 After years of selling Megaphone in downtown Vancouver at Robson and Howe, Peter Thompson has recently moved his spot to 4th and Vine in Kitsilano in front of Whole Foods Market.
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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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