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
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
In December Hope Centre held it’s grand opening! Here are a few photos from the event, and a few of the stunning murals in progress: Continue reading
We are thrilled to share that Hope Centre is taking shape and developers are expecting the project to be completed and open in October! Continue reading
The third development featured in our Priority Housing Project List (PHPL) series is Siem Lelum Phase II. Continue reading