Globe and Mail: Lower mainland mayors say homelessness is in a ‘state of crisis’

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Feb 27, 2017 | Sunny Dhillon

Quoted from the article:

David Eby, the Opposition BC NDP’s housing critic, said his party has tabled private member’s legislation calling for a poverty reduction plan six times, including Monday morning.

“I think you’re going to see this election contested on who has the best housing plan as one of the key issues for Metro Vancouver. The NDP will be tabling a platform that includes a significant build of affordable housing, not just for the people in this report, but also work force housing for people who live, work and pay taxes in Metro Vancouver and can’t find an affordable place to live,” he said in an interview.

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