poverty

Podcast
Feb 10, 2009

2009 Poverty Olympics

Redeye
Organizers of last Sunday's event are determined to embarrass governments into funding housing and raising welfare rates.
Book Review
Jan 9, 2009

Portraits of poverty

Philippa Mennell
Through photographs and stories Street Stories and Hope in Shadows articulate the larger context contributing to poverty and homelessness in Vancouver.
Podcast
Dec 19, 2008

Private police in public places

Redeye
We talk with the author of a recent study looking at the impact of private security forces on homeless and under-housed Vancouver residents.
Book Review
Apr 10, 2008
 In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

Ghostbusting

Lief Eriksen
People from all walks of life struggle with addictions to both behaviours and substances, and few people know this better than Vancouver physician Dr. Gabor Mate.

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