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Johanna Suttor-Doerksen


Non-profit explains controversial supportive housing plan in Vancouver

By | Co:Here, Grandview Calvary Baptist, Salsbury Community Society | No Comments

By Cheryl Rossi, Vancouver Courier Salsbury Community Society doesnt want low-income residents of a housing project slated for East First Avenue and Victoria Drive to be mere clients in need of help. Johanna Suttor-Doerksen, community housing director for the non-profit society and registered charity, said the model of a service provider with knowledge, skills and expertise and a client in need can create barriers. Read the complete article here: Non-profit explains controversial supportive housing plan…

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Unanimous Approval by City Council for the Co:Here Housing Community

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On April 18th, 2012 Vancouver City Council unanimously approved the Re-zoning Application for the parking lot on 1st Ave E/Victoria. This is a milestone in moving the project from Dream to Reality.  A Public Hearing was held on Monday April 16, which was well attended by the public, 46 people spoke, 31 in support of the project. Thank you to all who came out and showed your support by wearing buttons, signing up to speak,…

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