Monthly Archives: June 2013

Surrounded by Cedar

National Aboriginal Day is just a few days away – a day we celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples. In honour of National Aboriginal Day we thought we’d provide you with a closer look at Surrounded by Cedar, an organization dedicated to at-risk Aboriginal youth in our community. Continue reading

How Do We End Homelessness in Greater Victoria?

We CAN end homelessness in Greater Victoria by creating additional supportive and affordable housing.
The Coalition’s 2012 Housing Procurement Action Plan calls for the creation of more than 950 units of supportive housing to end homelessness by 2018 – through both new construction and through the provision of rental supplements. Our goal is to ensure that all those that want a home have access to one in a timely fashion. Continue reading