PRESS – The Society to End Homelessness in Burnaby

2021

June 21, 2021Burnaby NOW: Burnaby’s emergency homeless shelter to stay open as new homes are built https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnabys-emergency-homeless-shelter-to-stay-open-as-new-homes-are-built-3894009

June 1, 2021Burnaby NOW: Burnaby homeless count sees 80% increase and skyrocketing needs amid COVID-19 https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnaby-homeless-count-sees-80-increase-and-skyrocketing-needs-amid-covid-19-3827128

May 26, 2021Burnaby Beacon: The pandemic’s effects on local unhoused folks – Data released from the task force to end homelessness in Burnaby shows many issues only got worse in the last year https://bit.ly/3hVdfl6

February 25, 2021Burnaby NOW: Burnaby walk to end homelessness ‘blew COVID goal out of the water’ https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnaby-walk-to-end-homelessness-blew-covid-goal-out-of-the-water-3458210?fbclid=IwAR14Ln8ypw1UV_j0Tw0TBpLupexNUCvpyOZmMK-_Pt2aOqdR57Qi6z4Y9qA

February 13, 2021Burnaby NOW: Walkers needed for Burnaby’s Coldest Night of the Year to help homeless people https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/walkers-needed-for-burnabys-coldest-night-of-the-year-to-help-homeless-people-3426426?fbclid=IwAR0X4YA88-WZ61wBJKfnZv_dr6z34AGKBoavm2evSO-toGnCi7KFcAL_bJU

February 2, 2021Burnaby NOW: Burnaby homeless shelter opens 6 months after initial target https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnaby-homeless-shelter-opens-6-months-after-initial-target-3315896

2020

October 30, 2020United Way of Lower Mainland: Community Builders – Food Hubs https://fb.watch/67C2klHYUV/

September 20, 2020Burnaby NOW: Emergency shelter in Burnaby now expected to open in October http://Emergency shelter in Burnaby now expected to open in October

August 13, 2020Burnaby NOW: COVID spurred greater cooperation between orgs in Burnaby: advocate https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/covid-spurred-greater-cooperation-between-orgs-in-burnaby-advocate-3126316

August 10, 2020Burnaby NOW: Burnaby outreach centre sees increase in families seeking services https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnaby-outreach-centre-sees-increase-in-families-seeking-services-3126142

August 7, 2020Burnaby NOW: Count finds 124 homeless in Burnaby, an 80% increase since 2017 https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/count-finds-124-homeless-in-burnaby-an-80-increase-since-2017-3126016

July 20, 2020Burnaby NOW: Burnaby to look at training warming centre staff in overdose response https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnaby-to-look-at-training-warming-centre-staff-in-overdose-response-3124892

2019

June 11, 2019Daily Hive: Burnaby’s first year-round homeless shelter to open in Brentwood https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/burnaby-year-round-homeless-shelter-brentwood

2018

November 29, 2018Burnaby NOW: Homeless advocates ‘overjoyed’ as Burnaby finally plans shelters https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/homeless-advocates-overjoyed-as-burnaby-finally-plans-shelters-3088929

May 14, 2018 Burnaby NOW: Burnaby playing ‘catch-up’ with homeless housing: advocate https://www.burnabynow.com/local-news/burnaby-playing-catch-up-with-homeless-housing-advocate-3074968