A cut in funding for health services for Indigenous people in the Downtown Eastside couldn’t come at a worse time, given the state of the opioid crisis, say local service providers.
Three linked recovery homes for young people dealing with substance abuse issues are now open in East Vancouver but operators say there is still a huge demand for more treatment beds to prevent further overdose deaths to that generation.
For the third year in a row, the average rent in Vancouver has increased past the allowance set by each province annually, according to a report release this morning.
As part of its mission to help female youth players access and enjoy the sport, Vancouver’s only all-girls ice hockey association sent a team to compete in The Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival last weekend.
The birthplace of Vancouver’s ship repair and fishing industry is at risk of being sold, redeveloped and forgotten because the industrial site from the 1800s hasn’t been granted heritage status, according to local advocates.
After coaching the Langara Falcons women’s soccer team for only one season, Rachael “Rae” Pelat was named PacWest Coach of the Year.
Reported by Becca Clarkson With temporary housing for Vancouver’s growing homeless population planned on a South Vancouver site that will be redeveloped in the next five to 10 years, those depending on that shelter will find themselves…