June 8– BIRCH housing project continues in holding pattern
June 8– Five years of saving lives at SafePoint
June 1– Affordable housing complex underway in Vancouver
May 26– Over 100 new rental homes coming to Vancouver
May 26– Governments announce $49 million for new Downtown Eastside social housing
April 26– First of two supportive housing facilities opens in Cowichan Valley
April 24– Supportive House Opening in North Cowichan on Monday
April 17– There are still heroes among us
April 15– Message at Delta forum: The stigma must end
April 8 — City of Vancouver eyeing extra social housing density in the Downtown Eastside
April 6– New food pantry set up in Kin Park
February 7– Province, Abbotsford partner to develop new supportive housing
February 7– Abbotsford – Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to deliver new supportive housing
February 3– Drug poisoning and overdose advisory issued for Cowichan Valley
January 27– Burnaby shutting down warming centre that was reopened during cold snap
January 26– Mobile overdose prevention site in Abbotsford seeks to meet drug users where they are
January 25– Mobile overdose prevention service opens in Abbotsford
January 21– Take 2 steps and call me in the morning: Exercise as a prescription for depression
January 21– Former Abbotsford hotel to offer ‘complex care’ spaces for homeless people
January 20– New housing model supports people with complex challenges
December 31– Langley may need new location for emergency shelter
December 26– VIDEO: Extreme weather shelter for homeless opens in Langley City
December 23– Extreme weather beds roll out for homeless at North Vancouver shelter sites
December 23– Emergency warming centre activated by Burnaby as winter storm arrives
December 16– City of Duncan gives green light to homeless cabins on Trunk Road
November 23– Another temporary cabin site for homeless proposed for Trunk Road
November 18– Federal government money salvages affordable housing project in Downtown Eastside
November 15– Federal, Provincial, Municipal Governments Support Rapid Housing Projects in Vancouver
November 5– Wellness and Recovery Centre officially opens in Duncan
November 3– Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) Extends Humanitarian Mission To British Columbia Homeless Community
November 2– New West considers a 50-bed shelter at the former Army & Navy store on Columbia Street
October 29– Heavy equipment tips off trailer, smashes into New Westminster building
October 15– Temporary supervised drug inhalation site to open next month on Pandora Avenue
September 9– Supportive Housing Drinkwater Road in Cowichan delayed
July 26– Bread of Life partners with Vancouver society to buy Beaufort Hotel
June 11– BC government spends $28 million to acquire Fraser Valley affordable housing
June 1– Burnaby homeless count sees 80% increase and skyrocketing needs amid COVID-19
May 13– Wellness and Recovery Centre now to open in the fall
May 7– John Horn leaving Cowichan Housing Association
May 5– West Vancouver youth committees continue meaningful work during pandemic
May 4– Milner hotel transformed into new social housing by province
February 26– Here’s where people who are homeless in New West can enjoy a hot shower and get a comfort kit
February 25– New Westminster family facing homelessness considers moving into a bus
February 9– North Shore’s extreme weather mat program open for homeless during cold snap
January 25– Public consultations on Duncan wellness and recovery centre coming in February
January 10– The Forest of Miracles: A Spiritual Place for Healing and Hope
December 14– Over 100 stunning Christmas trees are lit up in West Vancouver this month
December 9– Duncan tent sites for the homeless to be winterized
December 4– Here are some of the New Westminster groups that need your support this holiday season – and beyond
December 3– Surrey council earmarks $1.8M in grants for community groups
November 24– New West restaurant donates “little critters” to local charities
November 20– Help fill the streets with song at this New West carolling event
October 26– Emergency shelters open in Metro Vancouver as temperatures drop
October 13– Campus furniture finds new homes in local community organizations
August 27 — Nesting birds delay construction of Surrey supportive housing project
August 6– More than 200 remain homeless on Langley streets
July 25– Community action table initiates overdose response card project to save Langley lives
July 25– Residents at North Cowichan’s supportive housing project will be properly vetted, says BC Housing
July 20– Council meetings to continue virtually to maintain physical distancing
July 14– North Shore councils called out on homelessness
June 18– B.C. building roughly 100 supportive housing units in Cowichan Valley
June 17– Overdose prevention site reopens in Victoria after spike in overdose deaths
June 10– Two new supportive housing buildings on way for Surrey, province announces
June 8– Virtual open house set for Vancouver Downtown Eastside social housing development amid pandemic
June 3– Surrey pushing the poor out of Whalley, public hearing speakers say
May 31– New social housing for Powell Street in Downtown Eastside
May 29– 114 units of social housing proposed next to Oppenheimer Park
April 3– COVID-19: Virus could ‘spread like wildfire’ in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
February 27– Harm reduction cutting Langley drug deaths, say social workers, Radio version
February 1– 980 CKNW Radio Back on the Beat
January 21– Vancouver art-therapy program for mental-health recovery finds new operator
January 14 — Adapt Pharma exec seeks public’s help in bringing Nasal Narcan to B.C.’s overdose-epidemic response
January 9– Sock Rock Disco collects 2,000 pairs of socks for Vancouver’s homeless
Dec 19 — City increases warming centre capacity for Oppenheimer Park campers
Dec 19 — Warming centre near Oppenheimer Park now opening more frequently, city says
Dec 18 — 70 new affordable homes now available in Mission
Dec 14 — No one is monitoring deaths inside Vancouver’s supportive-housing projects and the numbers are going up
Dec 7 — Squamish Nation elder blesses Dundarave Festival of Lights nativity scene
Nov 6 — More than 200 books donated to Surrey modular site
Nov 1 — Dine Railtown: Month-long initiative supports Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community
Oct 28 — Organizations team up to tackle homelessness in New West and Vancouver
Aug 15 — Constantly on the move, homeless camps difficult to track in Metro Vancouver
Aug 4 — Festival moves out of Oppenheimer Park to show compassion
July 22 — Surrey council approves modular housing projects for homeless after lengthy hearing
July 17 — Opioid crisis: Feds announce $76M for overdose prevention, treatment
July 16 — Over 200 lives saved in first year at Victoria’s supervised consumption site
July 15 — Unsung Hero: Local man holds inclusive gaming event to others people feel safe
July 9 — ‘FIGHT 4 HOMES’: Surrey homeless call for housing one year after tent city dismantled
July 8 — Campbell River nurse administrator named Health Care Hero
June 29 — Nighttime drop-in location needed for Surrey’s vulnerable women, girls: working group
June 28 — Victoria safe injection site celebrates first anniversary
June 27 — ‘Basic needs are all we ask’: Meet North Vancouver’s hidden homeless
June 24 — Modular housing helped clean up Whalley, say police and neighbours
June 23 — Langley elementary students rushed to hospital after handling discarded vape pen
June 18 — 135A Street: One year later – Surrey RCMP with partners continue to provide outreach services to most vulnerable
June 8 — Councillor says Surrey ‘on track’ for getting permanent supportive housing sites
June 5 — Province proposes permanent site for supportive housing project in Surrey
May 31 — Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association Cleans up City Centre
May 19 — Abbotsford’s 2nd modular housing project expected to start tenanting next month
April 26 — A year and a half in, B.C. more than half way to goal of 2,000 modular housing units
April 9 — Abbotsford modular housing named for shelter patron who died of overdose
April 3 — Modular project will visibly reduce Abbotsford homelessness: advocate
March 23 — From the hospital to the shelter and back again: Homeless B.C. seniors caught in heartbreaking shuffle
March 14 — Argyle Secondary students collect backpacks for charity
February 5 — Toque Tuesday takes over Surrey Civic Plaza
January 29 — ‘Housing is a human right’: Panel talks inequality and gentrification in Vancouver affordability crisis
January 24 — Modular units to start arriving at Riverside site this week
January 16 — Bowen gets a new extreme weather shelter
January 14 — Adapt Pharma exec seeks public’s help in bringing Nasal Narcan to B.C.’s overdose-epidemic response
December 22 — Home for Christmas: Modular housing helps Surrey residents escape cold
December 19 — El Santo restaurant is collecting coats for the homeless this week
December 12 — 20 emergency beds available at Lookout shelter on 2nd St.
December 11 — Burnaby’s first warming centres to open Wednesday
November 3 — Friends reflect on legacy of Surrey’s ‘Guardian Angel’ one year after his death
October 11 — Vancouver Coastal Health buys 2 new drug-checking machines to reduce opioid overdoses
August 27 — Abbotsford modular housing for homeless agreement set for council approval
July 19 — Pandora supervised consumption site has busy first month
July 12 — ‘Homelessness is a housing issue’
July 8 — West Vancouver students dish out good vibes at Lookout Housing and Health Society
July 6 — New container-inspired building with 350 homes opens in Vancouver (PHOTOS)
July 6 — New social housing named after employee who died in hit-and-run
July 5 — Instead of retirement, these two nurses are battling Vancouver’s opioid crisis
June 26 — West Van Christmas tree festival funds affordable housing
June 22 — Tents gone from Surrey’s 135A Street, but not all accepting housing: city
June 19 — New temporary modular housing opens for homeless in Surrey
June 14 — Island Health’s largest supervised consumption service opens next week
June 12 — EDITORIAL: SafePoint injection site is saving lives
June 8 — VIDEO: Fraser Health’s first safe consumption site is one year old today
June 4 — Vets provide care at free pet clinic in Surrey
May 31 — Non-profit offers free used needle recovery service
May 9 — WE Care Vancouver and WE Day Family
May 4– Magnetic pulses shown to successfully treat depression, UBC study finds — so why isn’t the procedure covered?
March 31 — While Richmond mulls 40 homes for the homeless, 83 modular units head for Abbotsford
March 29 — Grade 12 student learns new life skill…how to detect deadly drugs
March 28 — VIDEO: Plecas praises NDP for housing homeless
March 28 — 83 units of temporary modular housing coming to Abbotsford
March 27 — UPDATE: Two modular housing facilities for homeless coming to Abbotsford
March 20 — CFAX1070 Radio: Shayne Williams, Executive Director, Lookout Housing and Health
March 15 — Contract talks for Victoria’s first supervised drug site about to begin
March 14 — Island Health grants contracts for Victoria’s first approved supervised consumption service
March 13 — Long Night of hope raises $17K in North Vancouver
March 5 — Carson Graham Interact Club donates to Lookout Society
February 22 — North Shore homeless shelter rolls out cold weather beds
February 14 — Night of Hope seeks overnight success in North Van
February 1 — Homelessness and transit are priorities for Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner
January 29 — Emergency shelter plan approved by BC Housing
January 26 — Buy a hat to support Toque Tuesday campaign in New West
January 14 — Reflecting on safety, failing as flu fighter and racing as Big Unknown
January 13 — $14M for modular homes
January 12 — Plus d’une centaine de logements temporaires pour les sans-abri des le printemps a Surrey
January 12 — Province bringing housing to Surrey for people in need
January 12 — Surrey mayor says 160 ’emergency’ houses for homeless will change 135A
January 12 — Surrey to get 160 units of modular housing by ‘early spring’
January 12 — BC announces 160 modular housing units are coming to Surrey
January 12 — $13M announced for 3 Surrey transitional housing project
January 12 — 3 new modular housing sites announced for Surrey’s homeless
January 11 — Housing minister mum on rental zoning
January 7 – Vancouver’s homeless need your compassion
February 15 – New Surrey homeless shelter opens
June 8 — A first look inside Surrey’s safe consumption site
July 6 – Homeless advocate in Vancouver says hot weather also presents challenges
July 10—Dying Hero who saved 130 lives on surrey strip has final wish granted
July 13—Government partners integrate injection-drug rooms into supportive-housing sites around Vancouver
July 19—Dignity village for homeless rejected by Abbotsford council
July 27—NDP’s response to drug death crisis in progress
July 27—New Vancouver supervised injection site hopes to combat ‘year of loss’
July 27—Vancouver’s first new supervised injection site since 2003 opens
July 27 – New Minister of Mental Health and Addition opens PSG SIS
September 28 — North Shore homeless numbers much higher than thought: report
October 2– UBC law students open homeless ID clinic
October 14 — Fred Lee’s Social Network: Port gala raises $250,000; opioid crisis tugs at H’Artstrings; Growing Chefs celebrate
October 16– Lookout Emergency Aid Society raises funds to help tackle opioid crisis
October 22 — Supervised Heroin Injection Facilities Are Lifesavers For Those Who Use Them
October 25 — Toured 135A with Dave Brown LookoutSociety
November 10 — Drug testing machine to be piloted in Vancouver as overdose crisis continues
November 16 — New temporary shelter for older homeless people opens in Abbotsford warehouse
November 20 — Housing key to treating addiction Vancouver-area conference hears
December 6 — Surrey Supervised injection site sees 20K visits in first 6 months
December 6 — Surrey launches opioid data project in partnership with statistics Canada
December 6 — Rental supplements could help house Abbotsford’s homeless
December 7 — Month of Giving Back: Lookout Housing and Health Society
December 18 — MacMillan House offers a place for recovery amid Vancouver’s opioid and housing crises
December 22 – ‘When we’re changing in health care, we’re saving lives’
December 26 — ‘From living to existing’: Tent city doubles in size in B.C.’s ‘other’ Downtown Eastside
December 28 — Miracle tax return turns North Vancouver man’s life around
Funding Extended to Keep Winter Shelters Open – CKNW, December 28, 2016
Lookout is one of several service providers which coordinate winter shelters and extreme weather response shelters during severe weather.
11 Year Old Boy Organizes “Sock Rock” Dance & Donation Drive for Lookout Society – Delta Optimist, December 24, 2016
A heartwarming story about how anyone really can make a difference and help people in need. Our Deputy Executive Director, Keir Macdonald, shares his enthusiasm for this gift in the holiday season.
Risk of Fire at Homeless Camps – CBC, December 23, 2016
Shayne Williams, Lookout’s Executive Director, speaks about increased fire risk during especially cold weather as people in makeshift shelters try to stay warm.
Powell Street Getaway Opens Overdose Prevention Site in the Heart of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – Globe and Mail, December 21, 2016
Lookout works with a provincial strategy to combat overdoses at our Powell Street Getaway Drop In. Our Executive Director, Shayne Williams, speaks about employee burnout from responding to overdoses.
Lookout’s Riverside Shelter Acting as Temporary Overdose Prevention Site – Abbotsford News, December 20, 2016
Fraser Health Authority has designated Lookout’s shelter in Abbotsford as an overdose prevention site to reduce the risks to vulnerable people in the area.
Burnaby Still Without Year-Round Homeless Shelter – Burnaby Now, December 16, 2016
Lookout operates an Extreme Weather Response shelter in Burnaby during severe weather, but a long-term solution is needed to address the needs of the homeless in Burnaby.
Lookout Staff Overwhelmed by Overdose Crisis – CKNW, December 7, 2016
Our Executive Director Shayne Williams says Lookout is acting as a first responder in many overdose incidents which reduces our ability to focus on providing housing and health solutions to vulnerable people.
Lookout Society Named as Potential Partner for Supervised Consumption in Surrey to Combat Overdose Crisis – The Now Newspaper, December 6, 2016
Part of a joint effort to explore solutions in the City of Surrey which is facing unique challenges in the overdose crisis.
Surrey Releases Community Outreach Plan to Combat Overdoses – Vancouver Sun, December 6, 2016
Story explores joint efforts between Fraser Health and City of Surrey to refer people in need to expanded shelter services provided by Lookout, with application for supervised consumption site operated by Lookout along 135A street in Surrey.
Lookout Weighs in on Lack of Supports for Teens Aging Out of Foster Care – Global News, December 2, 2016
Video segment features Lookout’s Keir Macdonald as he discusses the service gaps which lead to the tragic death of a young girl who recently aged out of foster care.
Lookout Opens Extreme Weather Response Shelter Due to Freezing Temperatures – Burnaby Now, December 2, 2016
Extreme cold temperatures and snow launch opening of Lookout’s Extreme Weather Response Shelter in Burnaby.
Emergency Shelters Along the North Shore See Rising Demand – North Shore News, November 24, 2016
Lookout’s Bailey Mumford, Manager for North Shore Services, discusses extreme weather response shelters and expected increase this year during the winter season.
Critics Concerned Over Red Tape Which Could Delay Safe Injection Sites – News 1130, November 10, 2016
Discussion from some organizations who see federal legislation slowing BC’s response to the overdose crisis. Lookout’s Drop In at 528 Powell is listed as a proposed site.
Discussing the Toll of the Overdose Crisis on Frontline Workers – CBC Radio “The Current”, November 14, 2016
Listen to the interview with Lookout’s Surrey Programs Manager Linda Fox, as she discusses some of the challenges of dealing with overdoses so frequently.
Supervised Injection Sites Proposed by VCH, Including Lookout’s Drop In at 528 Powell Street – Global News, November 2, 2016
A brief interview with Keir Macdonald, our Deputy Executive Director, as he discusses how Lookout may renovate the Powell Street Getaway to include supervised injection to combat the overdose crisis.
#RoyalCityGems: Lookout Society – Downtown New West Business Improvement Association, October 14, 2016
Background on Lookout’s programs in New Westminster and collection of donations for Sweater Day.
Extreme Weather Response Shelters Open Early to Prepare for Weekend Storm – Burnaby Now, October 13, 2016
Shelter opens in Burnaby, which is without a permanent year-round shelter, to provide emergency shelter from expected storms this weekend.
Emergency Grant Saves Rig Dig Program – for Now – CBC News, October 13, 2016
Shayne Williams speaks about the importance of peer-lead programming and needle cleanup in Surrey.
Surrey Needle Cleanup Program Temporarily Revived – The Now Newspaper, October 12, 2016
Our Executive Director speaks about the proven benefits to the community in needle cleanup as Lookout works to find long-term funding for Rig Dig.
Rig Dig Programs Resumes Temporary Operations in Surrey – Vancouver Sun, October 12, 2016
Discussion about an emergency grant to resume minimal levels of operations for Rig Dig program while Lookout continues to search for a more permanent funding solution.
Food Security and H’Arts for the Homeless – Pulse FM: The Kash Heed Show, September 29, 2016
Our Executive Director speaks about our annual benefit H’Arts for the Homeless on October 6, this year raising funds towards providing nutritious food to vulnerable people across the Lower Mainland.
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VCH Applies for Supervised Injection Sites, Including a Lookout Location – Metro News Vancouver, September 22, 2016
Vancouver Coastal Health announces Lookout Society’s DTES Drop In Resource Centre as a proposed safe injection site to combat the fentanyl crisis.
Scenes from the Fentanyl Crisis in BC, Lookout’s Response: Administering Naloxone – CBC News: Investigates, September 13, 2016
As part of CBC Investigates 8 part series “Preventable Deaths: Inside B.C.’s Fentanyl Crisis,” Lookout’s Shayne Williams speaks about front line staff administering naloxone to save lives.
Fraser Health Responds to End of Rig Dig Program in Surrey – Surrey Now Newspaper, September 12, 2016
Lookout’s Deputy Executive Director, Keir Macdonald, speaks about the termination of the Rig Dig needle clean up program.
Concern for Public Safety After Lookout’s Rig Dig Program Ends – Surrey Now Newspaper, September 9, 2016
Keir Macdonald, our Deputy Executive Director, discusses the benefits of the Rig Dig needle clean up program as it is scheduled to end.
Vital Needle Clean Up Service in Surrey Ending Due to Lack of Funding – CBC News, September 6, 2016
Our Executive Director, Shayne Williams, comments about how the Rig Dig program serves the community and has provided opportunities for marginalized people in Surrey.
Surrey Needle and Garbage Clean Up Program Ending – The Simi Sara Show, CKNW, September 6, 2016
Shayne Williams speaks with CKNW to talk about the Rig Dig program as it enters its final week of operation due to funding cuts.
Surrey Rig Dig Program Scheduled to Close This Week – Vancouver Sun, September 6, 2016
Keir Macdonald, our Deputy Executive Director, expresses concern that no further funding has been secured to keep Surrey’s peer-lead needle clean up program operational.
Responding to the Opioid Overdose Crisis – CBC News, July 28, 2016
Our Executive Director, Shayne Williams, interviewed about the Province’s response to the crisis and what more needs to be done to protect people and make lasting improvements.
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More Overdoses Expected in Surrey – What is Being Done to Prepare?, Vancouver Sun, July 24, 2016
Lookout’s staff raises concerns that on the upcoming “welfare Wednesday” there is likely to be another surge of tainted drugs and overdoses – which begs the question, what is being done to prepare and offset this?
Rig Dig Program Looses Funding Even as Need for Needle Cleanup Increases, Surrey Now Newspaper, July 21, 2016
With an annual cost of $50,000 to operate, Lookout is struggling to keep the program operation until September with reduced funding from Fraser Health Authority of only $8,400 per year.
Supervised Drug Injection Sites: Aid in the Overdose Crisis, CBC News, July 21, 2016
Lookout staff in Surrey administer naloxone and save lives – but at the expense of focusing on what we are supposed to do: provide people with housing and fill service gaps.
Fraser Health Warning: Fentanyl Found in Crack Cocaine, iNews 880 AM, July 18, 2016
Lookout’s Executive Director, Shayne Williams, discusses the increased potency and demand for Naloxone in light of 43 drug overdoses in Surrey over the weekend.
Drug Overdose Spike in Surrey and Lookout’s Naloxone Response, CBC News, July 17, 2016
Lookout staff are often first responders to drug overdose incidents in Surrey, notably over this weekend when fentanyl was found in crack cocaine.
Lookout Surrey’s Rig Dig Needle Cleanup Program Scheduled to End Due to Funding Cuts, Global News, July 17, 2016
Shayne Williams, our Executive Director, discusses reduced operations on this peer-lead program that is scheduled to end after funding reductions from Fraser Health Authority.
Lookout Society Responds to 17 Out of 36 Overdoses in Surrey, Vancouver Sun & Calgary Herald, July 18, 2016
Fentanyl now appearing in crack cocaine, leading to increased risk to all street drug users – not just heroin users.
Surrey Rig Dig Program Ending in September Unless New Funding Secured, Winnipeg AM News 680, July 15, 2016
With increased need for safe needle cleanup and disposal, Lookout Society’s funding for Rig Dig program reduced – leading to imminent closure.
Thousands of Used Needles Collected by Lookout’s Rig Dig Program, CTV News, July 14, 2016
Lookout’s peer-lead initiative cleans up discarded needles and garbage in the Whalley neighbourhood of Surrey, helping to clean and improve safety for the community.
New Surrey Homeless Shelter Proposal Sparks Resistance, The Province, July 13, 2016
Our Executive Director, Shayne Williams, is among several experts who discuss the need for more emergency housing available in Surrey as part of a long-term strategy.
Lookout’s Abbotsford Shelter Has Found Homes for 41 People, Abbotsford News, June 25, 2016
6 months after opening our Riverside shelter in Abbotsford Lookout Society celebrates finding housing for 41 people so far.
Lookout Celebrates COA Accreditation and Welcomes New Deputy ED, New West Record, June 15, 2016
A belated welcome article for Keir MacDonald, new deputy executive director at Lookout; and celebration of COA accreditation.
Interview with Shayne Williams, “The Kash Heed Show” on Pulse FM Radio, June 14, 2016
Our Executive Director speaks on a number of issues affecting our operations and involvement in Surrey.
BC Response to Opioid Overdoses: Naloxone, Times Colonist, May 31, 2016
Interview with Surrey local Douglas Nickerson who, along with staff at Lookout Society, respond to overdoses by administering naloxone.
Lookout`s Perspective on Proposed Revitalization of Pigeon Park, Vancity Buzz, May 16, 2016
Shayne Williams comments on the proposal saying that it needs to stay welcoming and useable to the people living in SROs nearby who access the space.
Province Commits to Funding to Keep Lookout`s Winter Shelter Open Year-Round, Surrey Now, May 5, 2016
Funding extended until May 2017 for our new 24 hour shelter in Surrey.
Homeless Face Heat and Dehydration During Summer Months, Vancouver 24 Hours, April 7, 2016
Lookout comments on health issues such as heat stroke and sunburn, which are common to homeless people who do not have regular access to shelter or cool places; and our efforts to combat this by handing out water and sunscreen.
Deaths of Homeless Up 70%, Vancouver 24 Hours, March 29, 2016
Shayne Williams speaks about the tragedy and loss of life affecting homeless persons, and believes the reports are undercounted.
Guide to Giving: How you can help others helping those in need in New West, New West Record, Dec. 9, 2015
New Westminster is known for being a generous community where residents and businesses help those in need – at Christmas and beyond.
Vancouver officials issue warning after port fire blankets part of the city in thick, chemical-laden smoke, The National Post, March 4, 2015
Symptoms of exposure to the chemical-laden smoke that blanketed portions of east Vancouver and carried into Burnaby could be delayed by as much as 24 hours, health officials warned after a massive container fire at the port Wednesday afternoon.
Tim Hortons apologizes after employee dumps water on homeless man, News 1130, Feb. 8, 2015
There’s an online push to boycott a Tim Hortons location in Downtown Vancouver after a store manager dumped a bucket of water on a homeless man and his dog.
January 5 –Lookout Housing and Health Society Sakura So
May 29 – Health Canada Authorizes Two New Lookout Society Supervised Consumption Sites
June 2 – Lookout Foundation Matching Donations from Dundarave Festival of Lights
June 11 – Lookout to Merge with Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia
December 19 – Lookout Society Launches Overdose Prevention Site at Powell Street Getaway
October 12 -Rig Dig Needle Cleanup Program in Surrey Temporarily Restored
October 7 -Lookout’s Downtown Drop In Envisions Bold Future Including Supervised Injection Site and Inclusive Community Hub
September 27 -Lookout’s 8th Annual H’Arts for the Homeless Benefit Raises Funds Towards Food Security
July 28 – Surrey’s Health Challenges Not Limited to Overdoses: Lookout Society Pushes Forward with World Hepatitis Day
July 15 – Lookout Surrey’s Rig Dig Needle Cleanup Program Scheduled to End in September Due to Funding Cuts
May 18 – Lookout Society Now COA Accredited & Hire of New Deputy Executive Director Keir MacDonald
Dec. 1 – Lookout Society-Keys merger brings together two leading service providers
Nov. 12 – Disturbing video exploits Lookout Society client
April 18 – Homeless and at-risk individuals affected by reduction to Lookout’s outreach team
April 14 – Rotary grants allows Cliff Block to build dream kitchen
Jan. 31 – Toque Tuesday: Look good, feel good, do good
Oct. 15 – Share the Warmth: Vancouver’s homeless need essential items to survive the winter
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