What: Release of ‘Dying on the Streets,’ report on homeless deaths in B.C.
Where: 480 Smithe St., Vancouver, B.C. (Google Map)
When: Thursday, November 6, 10:00AM
On Thursday, November 6, Megaphone will release the first ever report on homeless deaths in British Columbia.
The report, called ‘Dying on the Streets,’ compiles exclusive data collected by the BC Corners Service and includes total number of deaths, cause of death, age of death, and city where deceased. The report also provides key recommendations for addressing the causes of death among homeless populations.
Speakers in include:
- Sean Condon, Executive Director, Megaphone
- Judy Graves, former City of Vancouver homeless advocate
Megaphone is an award-winning magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria by homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy each issue for 75 cents and sell them on the street for $2, keeping all profits. The magazine is published every month. Visit www.megaphonemagazine.com.