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Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and Mable Elmore, Parliamentary Secretary for Poverty Reduction, have issued the following statement in recognition of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on Oct. 17, 2019:
People experiencing homelessness on Salt Spring Island will have year-round access to shelter and services, following funding from the Province to extend operations.
A former motel site will soon make way for 47 new affordable homes for seniors, adults with disabilities and those experiencing homelessness in Nelson.
Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, have issued the following statement in recognition of Homelessness Action Week, Oct. 13 to Oct. 19:
The Province is delivering new homes for people in Grand Forks with 52 new, affordable rental homes opening in the community.
More than 40 new rental homes will give Oliver families, seniors and people with disabilities an affordable place to call home and help them stay in their community.
Twenty-six new homes are now available for seniors to live independently, affordably and connected to their community in Okanagan Falls.
People experiencing homelessness in Penticton are moving into their new homes, as a 62-unit permanent modular project opens with around-the-clock care and supports.
For many years, people have raised concerns that the decades-old development approval process is inefficient and adds too much complexity, cost and uncertainty for homebuilders.
More families and seniors in Maple Ridge will have an affordable place to call home as construction starts on a building that is a partnership between the Province and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Community Services.
Carole James, Minister of Finance, is in Vancouver today to meet with mayors from municipalities where the speculation and vacancy tax (SVT) is applied.
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