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Comox Valley housing for women fleeing violence

Comox Valley posted Jan 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM By Spencer Anderson Comox Valley Echo Staff The Comox Valley Transition Society and the province have announced a new fourplex in Courtenay will serve as affordable housing for women and children who have fled domestic...

Four-plex a gift to community

by  Scott Stanfield - Comox Valley Record posted Jan 19, 2017 at 11:00 AM   The Comox Valley Transition Society has opened a four-unit residence in Courtenay that is housing a number of women and children who have come from abusive situations. Three of them came...

MP Johns Calls for Urgent Resources to Combat Homelessness

November 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MP Johns Calls for Urgent Resources to Combat Homelessness OTTAWA - Today, NDP MP for Courtenay-Alberni, Gord Johns, made a statement in the House of Commons on the critical housing situation in Courtenay-Alberni. “In my...

Comox Valley 2016 Point in Time Count Results

For Immediate Release Comox Valley Point-in-Time Homeless Count Comox Valley, BC – The Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness (the Coalition), in partnership with United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island, participated in a Point in Time (PiT) count on...

Historical investment in affordable housing

Historical investment in affordable housing February 12th, 2016 VANCOUVER – Over the next five years, the Province is committing a total of $355 million to create upwards of 2,000 new affordable housing units across British Columbia. “This is the largest single social...

CVRD approves homelessness support bylaw

CVRD approves homelessness support bylaw Scott Stanfield Record staff It’s not often a bylaw adoption is greeted with a round of applause, but that’s what happened at Tuesday’s inaugural meeting of the 2015-2016 term when Comox Valley Regional District directors...

Comox Valley voters approve tax to fund homelessness projects

READ IT ON CBC.CA Voters in the Comox Valley have just agreed to a new tax to fund housing solutions for homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless. The Comox Valley Regional District held a referendum on establishing a tax to fund housing and support...