Island Voices: Affordable housing is a human right

Island Voices: Affordable housing is a human right

Last week, the story of Camp Namegans residents and their recent eviction and arrest at Woodwynn Farms was not front-page news. Instead, municipal-election results captured the front page. It was good to see that the majority of councillors elected in the City of...

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VIMHS NEWS

Read our VIMHS Currents newsletter for November 2018!

Campbell River’s Sobering and Assessment Centre marks one year of service...United Way, Giving Tuesday...VIMHS board of directors considers communications, key messages...Our new website is now up at vimhs.org...Seniors Connect Nanaimo celebrates, educates and...

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Palliative care could alleviate harms of homelessness

A three-year University of Victoria study of people living homeless or barely housed while struggling with life-threatening medical conditions confirms that when palliative care can be found, it improves the difficult life circumstances and worsening vulnerabilities...

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Island Voices: Affordable housing is a human right

Last week, the story of Camp Namegans residents and their recent eviction and arrest at Woodwynn Farms was not front-page news. Instead, municipal-election results captured the front page. It was good to see that the majority of councillors elected in the City of...

read more

PEOPLE FIRST MEDIA

Canadian students call for help with mental health issues

Students in Canada continue to face numerous challenges to their mental well-being. With increased awareness and rising rates of mental illness, campus counselling and other mental health services are often overwhelmed. In fact, the percentage of students prescribed...

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