Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness

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Bruce Parisian a driving force behind the ACEH and the ED of Victoria Native Friednship Centre signing the drum. Bruce is also a member of the Coalition’s Management Committee.

The Coalition celebrated the creation of an Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) last Wednesday. Chiefs and band representatives from across the Island gathered at the Esquimalt Big House to demonstrate collective support for ACEH. Continue reading

Mixed Use Housing – Part 1

Hope Centre in Sooke is an excellent example of mixed-use developments with retail and community space below and housing above.

Hope Centre in Sooke is an excellent example of mixed-use developments with retail and community space below and housing above.

In a two-part series put together by our Housing Development Coordinator, Don Elliott, we examine mixed used housing developments and the opportunities they present in our goal to end homelessness. Continue reading