Tackling the homelessness issue

Tackling the homelessness issue

Posted Apr 30, 2015 at 9:00 AM Jin Lin can truly see every day just how important it is to have clean shelter, a warm bed and a place to call ‘home.’ Lin, along with her husband Dali, are known most commonly throughout the Comox Valley as owners and managers of Maple...
Winter clothing drive the brainchild of a child

Winter clothing drive the brainchild of a child

By  Erin Haluschak – Comox Valley Record; posted Nov 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM – Record Staff Four years ago,  following a trip to Vancouver with her family, Jade Hansen knew she had to do something to help those less fortunate. “I was walking down the street...
Province comes through for Dawn to Dawn

Province comes through for Dawn to Dawn

By  Terry Farrell – Comox Valley Record – posted Oct 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM Dawn to Dawn is getting a funding infusion, thanks to a new program launched by the provincial government, and the timing is spot on. Dawn to Dawn Action on Homelessness Society has...
Who pays for the social housing operating costs?

Who pays for the social housing operating costs?

Posted Oct 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM  – Roger Albert – Guest columnist In previous columns I’ve addressed the issues of homelessness and affordable housing over and over again. It’s been my main focus. I’d like to get on to other topics soon, but in the time...
First step to change is accepting its necessity

First step to change is accepting its necessity

posted Jul 7, 2014 at 12:00 PM; Roger Albert – Guest columnist So, the CVRD board has decided to give you an opportunity on Nov. 15 to express your support for, or opposition to, creating a service in support of affordable housing and helping the homeless. It...