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Jim’s Story: Struggling to Stay Housed in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Jim’s Story: Struggling to Stay Housed in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

While hundreds of homeless people in Vancouver are housed every year, there’s a constant group of about 300 whose homelessness is further complicated by mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, and run-ins with the law. 

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In Downtown Eastside, Jim’s Story Shows Holes in Vast Net of Systems and Services

In Downtown Eastside, Jim’s Story Shows Holes in Vast Net of Systems and Services

Facing complex challenges, his struggle is emblematic of hundreds others. First of two parts.

Katie Hyslop / 1 Sep 2016


Jim’s Story: What Can Be Done to House Our Most Vulnerable Residents?

Jim’s Story: What Can Be Done to House Our Most Vulnerable Residents?

It isn’t lack of knowledge or politics that holds us back, but logistics, experts say. Last of two.

Katie Hyslop / 2 Sep 2016