Homelessness

The former Quality Inn is becoming Creek Stone Place, a supportive housing project. (Langley Advance Times files)
The former Quality Inn is becoming Creek Stone Place, a supportive housing project. (Langley Advance Times files)
Pastor Leith White and Lila Fyfe spoke at Fyfe’s camp under a Langley bridge last summer. Fyfe was being evicted from under the bridge – she recently sued the province of B.C. and the federal government. (Langley Advance Times files)

Homeless woman unsuccessful in lawsuit against government

A Langley homeless woman tried to sue Victoria and Ottawa

Pastor Leith White and Lila Fyfe spoke at Fyfe’s camp under a Langley bridge last summer. Fyfe was being evicted from under the bridge – she recently sued the province of B.C. and the federal government. (Langley Advance Times files)
Fraser Holland has been an outreach worker helping Langley’s homeless since 2006. Langley Advance Times file photo

Housing agencies scrambled to find homes for Langley trailer park residents

Some residents have housing, but others are still waiting.

Fraser Holland has been an outreach worker helping Langley’s homeless since 2006. Langley Advance Times file photo
Harvey Clause, an Abbotsford homeless man and advocate, reflects on a few fatal overdoses over the past few weeks. Clause says grieving while homeless holds distinct challenges with little for privacy and little time to process grief. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Nowhere to grieve: How homeless people deal with loss during the opioid crisis

Abbotsford homeless advocate says grief has distinct challenges for those living on the streets

Harvey Clause, an Abbotsford homeless man and advocate, reflects on a few fatal overdoses over the past few weeks. Clause says grieving while homeless holds distinct challenges with little for privacy and little time to process grief. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
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Number of homeless deaths more than doubled in B.C. as opioid crisis set in

New data shows trend between more overdose deaths and the number of people dying in the street

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Youth homeless count events happening in Lower Mainland communities

Youth homeless count events happening in Lower Mainland communities

Metro Vancouver is doing a count of the number of homeless youth in the region.

Youth homeless count events happening in Lower Mainland communities
Chilliwack homeless camp dismantled on Monday

Chilliwack homeless camp dismantled on Monday

Mostly co-operative group emerged from the woods with possessions and dispersed

Chilliwack homeless camp dismantled on Monday