Submitted by columbiainstitute on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:38
Out of control housing costs for both ownership and rental aren’t just a Greater Vancouver phenomenon. Many B.C. and Canadian communities are experiencing a worsening, wickedly complex housing crisis that has been decades in the making. Shelter insecurity has seeped into the middle and even upper-middle class, and across all age and cultural demographics.
Submitted by columbiainstitute on Mon, 10/03/2016 - 13:18
On Tuesday, October 18, Columbia Institute held a briefing on key findings of a new report, “Our Future: Seniors, Socialization and Health,” at the South Granville Seniors` Centre.
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Submitted by columbiainstitute on Thu, 09/22/2016 - 15:49
Join The Tyee and Columbia Institute for a gala celebration dedicated to hearing stories from BC's leading reporters and story tellers on what's shaping our lives. The evening includes an Ethiopian buffet dinner, a silent auction, and mingling with friends, who care about the communities we live in.
Submitted by columbiainstitute on Tue, 05/03/2016 - 17:31
The past year has brought significant changes: a shift in our federal government and with that a fresh focus on infrastructure and communities, and the signing of the historic climate change agreement in Paris. It's an important time for us to gather to reboot and connect!