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Abbotsford homeless village still on the table, two women sue the province over legal aid and more

1. B.C. first responders see record number of overdose calls on ‘Welfare Wednesday’

BC Emergency Health Services report a spike of 130 suspected overdoses occurred earlier this week. See more >

2. Days away from homelessness, family unable to find new home

A Surrey family’s situation is ‘the very real human costs of lack of housing affordability.’ See more >

3. Abbotsford homeless village concept still on the table for organizers

Proposal to build 40 small cabins for homeless men and women still proposed for city. See more >

4. Two women take on province over domestic abuse legal aid

Women’s advocates want to see better legal aid for women in violent relationships. See more >

5. Langley City best place to build a house in Lower Mainland

A new report says moving to Langley City, Pitt Meadows or Richmond is the best bet to get a home built quickly in the Lower Mainland. See more >


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