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Podcast
Aug 15, 2016

GroundWire | Prisoners Justice Day

GroundWire
This episode of GroundWire was produced at Community Radio Station CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One territory.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2016

New data reveals depth of poverty on reserve

Redeye
A new study using data from the National Household Survey shows 60% of Indigenous children on reserve live below the poverty line. We speak with Mary Teegee of the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society.
Podcast
Apr 23, 2016

UN report slams Canada for homelessness crisis

Redeye
A coalition of 30 housing advocate groups from across Canada went to Geneva in February to speak before a UN human rights committee. Kenneth Hale was part of the delegation.
Podcast
Jan 16, 2016

Need for homeless state of emergency in B.C.

Redeye
Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles all declared states of emergency last year, allowing them better access to funding to tackle the homeless crisis. Vancouver and Victoria should do the same.
Podcast
Dec 15, 2015
Street vendors

Vancouver police crack down on street vendors

Redeye
Many of the city's poorest residents survive by street vending on Hastings Street. Now they have been moved off to back streets as part of a long campaign to move low-income people out of the area.
Blog
Nov 13, 2015
Image: rentassembly.org

Why I can't afford to buy a house

Davis Ballantyne Carr
When I read the CCPA's report on the housing bubble, my first thought was: what millennial is buying a house -- and can I have their job, please?
Podcast
Oct 28, 2015

African Americans shut out of rebuilding of New Orleans

Redeye
After Katrina, residents of New Orleans were scattered across 44 states. Ten years later, many African Americans have not been able to return. Monique Harden says disaster profiteering is to blame.

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