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Homeless Report Card 2010


Squatters in one of Vancouver's downtown eastside SROs. Image by M-J Milloy, shared under a Creative Commons license.

Marking Homeless Action week in B.C., The Tyee published a series of several in-depth reports on homelessness in our province. Find them all here.

In This Series


Homeless shelter on beach

A Homeless Report Card for British Columbia

The Tyee asked experts to assess progress on the issue, and assign some grades.

By Monte Paulsen, 12 Oct 2009



A Beacon for Ending Homelessness

How the province transformed a Hastings Street hotel from hell to haven. Second in our Homeless Report Card 2010 series.

By Monte Paulsen, 29 Oct 2009


Surrey Homeless Outreach Team, Options

Welcome to the 'Burbs, Meet the New Homeless

Their ranks are growing in cities like Surrey, as the working poor slip their grip.

By Monte Paulsen, 19 Nov 2009


Tracey Bergman

The Trouble with Tracey

One year ago she burned to death in her shopping cart. What's been done to save the next Tracey from a similar fate?

By Monte Paulsen, 18 Dec 2009

Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung