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By: Burnaby Homeless Task Force  09-12-2011
Keywords: Homelessness, Progressive Housing

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June 10th, 2010

The Progressive Housing Mobile Outreach Team will not be at the following locations on the following days:  Lougheed Skytrain Station:  Closed-Wednesday June 16 (but lunch will be provided on June 18th between 10:30 and 12:30pm) Closed-Wednesday June 30  North Burnaby Closed-Monday June 20th at St. Timothy’s and McGill Library South Burnaby Closed-Tuesday June 21, 2010 [..]

February 17th, 2010

SouthEast Communtiy Policing You are invited to an InterFaith Meeting   March 3rd, 2010 7:00 – 9:00 pm Gordon Presbyterian Church 7457 Edmonds Street, Burnaby  What are your concerns about crime around your place of Worship?  What services are you providing to the needy in your Community? Would your church be interested in assisting people [..]

October 21st, 2009

Burnaby Homeless Connect 2009  275 people attended this important event – an increase of over 59 people  Thank you to the 51 volunteers, 33 service providers/staff and 13 invited guests who helped provide service to 178 individuals  175   BREAKFASTS were served by the Burnaby Optimists   20   EYE CARE examinations performed (6 Referred)   17   [..]

July 15th, 2009

Carts of Darkness WINNER OF THE 2009 LEO AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Murray Siple Thursday, July 30 7:00 – 8:45 pm McGill Branch   The treacherous mountain roads and discarded shopping carts of North Vancouver have become the means of self-exploration for a group of homeless men. Murray Siple’s compassionate [..]

June 16th, 2009


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Partners for Action  A Report by SFU Student Darren Baker There has been a significant amount of research conducted in recent years to determine the extent of the homelessness crisis in British Columbias Lower Mainland. Unfortunately, most of this research has been focused on homelessness in Vancouvers Downtown Eastside; thereby, neglecting the crisis that neighbouring [..]

April 18th, 2009

Responses from Burnaby Candidates to the Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness Questionnaire   Green Party Candidates   Green Party Candidate Helen Chang Burnaby- Lougheed   has not responded to the Task Force Questionnaire at this time Green Party Candidate – Bruce Friesen- Burnaby Deer Lake  1) If elected to the provincial government what will you do to [..]

April 14th, 2009

Questionnaire for Provincial Candidates   The Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness leads local initiatives to END homelessness in Burnaby. The Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness has compiled this questionnaire for distribution to all candidates seeking to represent Burnaby in the legislature. The results from this questionnaire will be posted on the task force website www.burnabyhomelesstaskforce.org. [..]

April 14th, 2009

During the 2008-2009 Winter Season the Burnaby Extreme Weather Shelter was located once again at St. Francis De Sales Church 6610 Balmoral Burnaby. The Extreme Weather Shelter operated quietly and efficiently within this Burnaby neighborhood without in any way infringing on the health or safety of that neighborhood.  The Shelter provided a crucial service to [..]

April 13th, 2009

    Are you dealing with homelessness   and live in Burnaby?     Every Tuesday 9:30am – 10:30am Central Park-by Patterson and Kingsway at fountain 11:00am – 12:30pm West Burnaby United Church 6050 Sussex Ave. Close to Sussex and Kingsway 1:00pm – 2:00pm Metrotown Library Parking Lot   Every Wednesday 10:00am -2:00pm N. Burnaby [..]

March 8th, 2009

Each year grade seven students in the Lower Mainland are asked to write a speech about a topic of interest to themselves. This year a grade seven student Mitchell Howey delivered a speech about homelessness. It is well worth reading. Hi my name is Mitchell Howey and I am here to change your opinion on [..]

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Homelessness, Progressive Housing

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