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Campbell River thrift store opens doors to homeless

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

Tired of break-ins, a Campbell River thrift store is opening its door to people experiencing homelessness to shop for free two days a month. 

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Affordable Housing: Vancouver Church preparing to redevelop

By Jen St. Denis, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A church that has provided services to homeless and precariously housed people in the Downtown Eastside for over a century is preparing  to redevelop the property it owns at 320 E. Hastings Street. First United Community  Ministry plans to partner with Lu’ma Native Housing Society to build an  11-storey building with seven floors of housing and four floors for  First United’s social programs.

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