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Christy Clark government wastes budget surplus on debt repayment

December 19, 2016
| British Columbians are in desperate need of affordable housing, higher social assistance rates and public school funding. Instead the government is spending a budget windfall on paying down the debt.
Length: 13:31 minutes (12.38 MB)
Image: Flickr/Caellie Frampton
| December 16, 2016
| December 16, 2016

Burnaby plan will lead to loss of thousands of low-income rental units

December 6, 2016
| New zoning in Burnaby will result in the demolition of entire Housing activists says thousands of renters are facing displacement and homelessness.
Length: 17:21 minutes (15.9 MB)
Photo: Toms Baugis/flickr
| September 20, 2016

Vancouver housing activists achieve victory on city-owned lot

August 18, 2016
| After residents set up a tent city in the downtown eastside and held a day of action on housing justice, Mayor Robertson agreed social housing with 100 per cent low-income rents at 58 West Hastings.
Length: 15:58 minutes (14.62 MB)

GroundWire | Prisoners Justice Day

August 15, 2016
| This episode of GroundWire was produced at Community Radio Station CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One territory.
Length: 29:39 minutes (27.15 MB)

Super InTent City sheds light on national housing needs

Photo: flickr/Mike Gabelmann

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After fighting off pressures to dismantle their community for over a year, Super InTent City residents in Victoria, B.C. have been told they must leave by August 8.

The ruling was made last week in B.C.'s Supreme Court by Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson who cited greater than anticipated costs, deterioration of health, violence and criminal activity as some of the reasons for shutting it down.



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New data reveals depth of poverty on reserve

June 13, 2016
| 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.
Length: 16:26 minutes (15.05 MB)
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