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7185 Tunkwa Lake Road in Logan Lake - Official Opening on April 10, 2015

LOGAN LAKE – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, today announced the official opening of VQ – The Lake, a new supportive recovery facility for men near Logan Lake. The newly repurposed correctional facility provides 50 beds for men living with mental-health and addiction challenges in an abstinence-based, life skills recovery program. The development, located at 7185 Tunkwa Lake Rd., includes classrooms, a workshop, recreational hall, dining area and ...

155 37th Avenue in Vancouver - Official Opening on April 9, 2015

VANCOUVER – Seniors and people with disabilities now have more access to affordable rental housing in Vancouver. The B.C. government, the City of Vancouver and community partners celebrated the official opening of the first new social housing building at the Little Mountain site today. The building’s opening represents a key milestone in the progress of B.C.’s largest social housing redevelopment project. The Little Mountain redevelopment, bounded by 33rd to 37th avenues between Main and ...

3030 Gordon Ave in Coquitlam - Celebration of Construction on April 8, 2015

COQUITLAM – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, celebrated the construction progress of a new supportive housing development in Coquitlam today. The four-storey housing project, located at 3030 Gordon Ave., will create 30 self-contained transitional studio units and 30 permanent shelter beds for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The building will also have room to accommodate 30 extreme weather beds to provide additional shelter ...

Kettle on Burrard in Vancouver - Official Opening on March 31, 2015

VANCOUVER – Kettle on Burrard, a new 16-storey supportive housing building, officially opened its doors to the community today, creating 140 self-contained studio units for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Vancouver. The building is the eighth development to officially open under a partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Vancouver. Residents will have access to shared amenities space, common dining and recreational facilities, bicycle storage and a ...

Powell Place in Vancouver - Official Opening on March 27, 2015

VANCOUVER – Women who are homeless in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside now have access to the newly-expanded Powell Place Women’s Shelter. Located at 329 Powell St., the shelter expanded from 26 to 52 beds. The new shelter also features a number of support services and amenities including 24/7 staff support, an in-house medical room, learning space for skills development programs, a commercial-grade kitchen, courtyard and healing garden. The year-round shelter is managed and operated by the Bloom ...

1597 Boundary Crescent in Nanaimo - Celebration of Construction on March 20, 2015

NANAIMO – 41 new units of supportive housing are currently under construction for men and women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in Nanaimo. Once complete, the four-storey building on 1597 Boundary Crescent will be the fourth development to open under a partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Nanaimo. Residents will have access to several amenities including a common dining space and lounge, a kitchen, laundry facilities, bicycle storage and a bed-bug sauna. Designed ...

Lilac Terrace in Sparwood - Celebration of Construction on March 6, 2015

SPARWOOD – Renovations are underway at Lilac Terrace, which will provide an additional 12 units of affordable housing for seniors with low-to-moderate incomes in Sparwood. The newly-expanded Lilac Terrace, located at 102 2nd Ave., will soon offer 42 units for seniors with low-to-moderate incomes. The initial 30 units were built in 2001 and were funded by the government of B.C. The facility provides a safe environment for seniors to live independently while benefiting from meal services, ...

The Gastown in Vancouver - Official Re-Opening on February 27, 2015

VANCOUVER – After 17 months of renovation, the governments of Canada and B.C., along with community partners, announced the official re-opening of the Gastown Hotel today. This heritage-designated building is the first to be completed under a public-private partnership to restore 13 provincially owned Single Room Occupancy (SRO) hotels in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Located at 110 Water St., the newly restored Gastown Hotel provides 95 ...

Sequel 138 in Vancouver - Celebration of Construction on February 20, 2015

VANCOUVER – Construction has started at Sequel 138, a 97-unit development offering both affordable home ownership and 18 rental units to individuals and families with low to moderate incomes. Located at 138 East Hastings St. close to the historic Gastown, Chinatown and Oppenheimer neighbourhoods, the development will consist of two six-storey buildings connected by suspended walkways, a second floor private courtyard and an urban agricultural garden. Residents will enjoy easy access to public ...

Uplands Walk in Nanaimo - Official Opening on February 6, 2015

NANAIMO – Uplands Walk officially opened its doors to the community today, creating 33 units of supportive housing for those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in Nanaimo. Located at 6025 Uplands Drive, the four-storey building is situated within walking distance of commercial and retail services, a library, hospital and a shopping centre. Constructed to meet LEED Gold standards, the development features 33 self-contained studio apartments and one respite unit for additional care. ...
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