Category Archives: Aboriginal Homelessness

Aboriginal Homelessness – can you help us?

The recent release of the report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has once again exposed mistreatment of Aboriginal peoples in Canada as one of the core drivers of homelessness for this population. For some Canadians this open and brutally honest assessment of the devastation wrought by this century long policy is generating their first real understanding of the impact of colonization. Continue reading

Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness


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