Vancouver’s 5 mayoral candidates debate safety, homelessness in Chinatown – BC

Vancouver’s five mayoral candidates faced each other in Chinatown on Saturday in a sometimes fiery debate over drug use, public safety and community homelessness, exacerbating ongoing challenges amid the pandemic. The City Hall was moderated by veteran journalist Frances Bula of the Globe and Mail and sponsored by 15 community organizations from the Chinatown, False … Read more

NYC Kids Seek Therapy After Exposure to Vagrants and Addicts

New York City schoolchildren are losing their minds over the sunken drug addicts and raging bums they encounter every day — and flock to therapists to find ways to deal with the stress, The Post has learned. In neighborhoods like Hell’s Kitchen, “many” children are now in therapy, according to mother Katie Hamill, 43, whose … Read more

Project Roomkey Program Ends – NBC Los Angeles

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From a hotel in the city center to affordable housing

Last Sunday night, Jennifer Jewell was up until the wee hours to comfort her neighbors. At the Bond Place Hotel, a 19-story tower near Yonge and Dundas Square that was rented out as a homeless shelter during the pandemic, Jewell’s neighbors were nervous about a future that seemed to be coming faster and faster. Since … Read more

Suspect charged with murder, hate crimes in DC shootings of 3 homeless men

A 31-year-old man stands trial on federal hate crime charges with a series of shootings in Washington, DC, earlier this year, in which two homeless men were injured and a third homeless man was killed, authorities announced on Wednesday. The same suspect is also under investigation in the shooting of two homeless men in New … Read more

Los Angeles City Council member Nithya Raman grants grant to nonprofit that provides mobile medical services to homeless people

THE HAPPY (KABC) — On Monday, Los Angeles City Councilor Nithya Raman went for a ride with Healthcare in Action. It is a non-profit organization that provides mobile medical care to the homeless. Raman’s office gave the nonprofit a $5,000 grant earlier this year. “As a municipal district, I think this is really how we … Read more

Woman camping on West Side Highway says shelter system is ‘full’

She is not a happy camper. A middle-aged Eastern European woman who said she couldn’t find a place in the city’s overcrowded and hideous shelter system, pitched a tent on the median strip of West Side Highway near 12th Avenue and West 41st Street. “Shelter is not good for me and full,” she told The … Read more

Business in downtown Vancouver questions the city’s priorities after a fine for graffiti on dumpsters

crime Posted September 16, 2022 A Vancouver company long ravaged by graffiti vandalism says it’s paying the price for repeated tagging, and as Kristen Robinson reports, the owner is questioning the city’s priorities amid homelessness, a deadly drug crisis and the VPD reports an average of four random attacks per year. day.