Vancouver’s Working Poor – The New Homeless


Homelessness and poverty is a major concern in Vancouver and its surrounding communities. Individuals, couples and families often to struggle to get by even with decent jobs. The ever increasing cost of living and the high rent in Vancouver makes in very hard for people to get ahead. Many people live pay cheque to pay cheque and are a job loss or illness away from the streets. Please have a read of this article featured in The Tyee called "Welcome to the ‘Burbs, Meet the New Homeless" by Monte Paulsen to learn more about this issue.


Homelessness and poverty is a major concern in Vancouver and its surrounding communities. Individuals, couples and families often to struggle to get by even with decent jobs. The ever increasing cost of living and the high rent in Vancouver makes in very hard for people to get ahead. Many people live pay cheque to pay cheque and are a job loss or illness away from the streets. Please have a read of this article featured in The Tyee called "Welcome to the ‘Burbs, Meet the New Homeless" by Monte Paulsen to learn more about this issue.