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In the 2008 Homeless Count there were AT LEAST 3,062 people homeless in Metro Vancouver.

Since 2002, there has been a shocking 137% increase in overall homelessness and a 373% increase in the number of people sleeping outside. /.

Free community forum

November 23, 2009
7:00 pm

Urban Poverty, Health and a Sustainable Future: Is Time Running Out?—Free community forum
Monday, November 23, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at St Andrews-Wesley Church in Vancouver
If you’re in the Vancouver area, please consider attending this forum, organized by the Public Health Association of BC and co-sponsored by the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, which I co-chair. The evening will include performances, a keynote address by Dr Trevor Hancock, “Health Futurist,” and a panel discussion with Dr Patty Daly of Vancouver Coastal Health, Dr Evan Adams of the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, housing advocate Judy Graves, and Seth Klein. You can download the poster and register for the forum on the Public Health Association website. The event is free. Hope to see you there!

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