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Wed Nov 15 21:25:10 UTC 2017

New housing for homeless people in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Vernon

VICTORIA – People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Prince Rupert, Terrace and Vernon will soon have access to supportive housing as part of the Province’s new modular-housing program, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson announced today.

Wed Nov 15 21:05:10 UTC 2017

New modular housing for homeless people in Terrace

TERRACE – People struggling with homelessness in Terrace will soon have access to new supportive housing thanks to a partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Terrace to develop a new modular housing-project in the community.

Wed Nov 15 21:00:10 UTC 2017

New modular housing for homeless people in Vernon

VERNON – People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Vernon will soon have access to supportive housing thanks to a partnership between the Province of B.C. and the City of Vernon to develop two new modular-housing projects in the community.

Fri Nov 03 20:40:10 UTC 2017

Winter and extreme weather response shelters open around B.C.

VICTORIA – Vulnerable people experiencing homelessness will now have access to additional safe shelter spaces during the cold winter months and times of extreme weather in communities around British Columbia.

Wed Oct 25 18:00:10 UTC 2017

Extra shelter spaces opening for homeless people in Vancouver

VANCOUVER – People in need of a safe, warm place to go during the cold and wet winter months ahead will soon have access to additional shelter spaces in Vancouver.

Fri Sep 29 20:15:05 UTC 2017

Province steps up with modular housing for the homeless

People will soon have access to safe, affordable housing thanks to a province-wide program to help municipalities tackle homelessness.

Wed Sep 06 18:34:44 UTC 2017

Joint partnership expands needed emergency shelter spaces in Richmond

Homeless residents (individuals who are homeless) will benefit from a new emergency shelter, providing a relocation and expansion of current services that have been offered in Richmond for the past 20 years.

Fri Sep 01 18:30:44 UTC 2017

New affordable housing coming to Kelowna

The Province is providing additional housing and support for individuals who have been homeless or are at risk of homelessness with the purchase and renovation of the Kelowna Good Night Inn, located at 2639 Highway 97 North.

Tue Aug 08 16:39:44 UTC 2017

Province to invest $4.5 million for new supportive housing in Penticton

The Province is providing $4.5 million to purchase the Super 8 motel, located at 1706 Main St., for supportive housing.

Fri Apr 07 20:15:36 UTC 2017

Province invests $1.5 million for new housing project in 100 Mile House

Low-income adults and people with special needs will soon have access to 18 new units of affordable rental housing in 100 Mile House.