Analysis: People living on the streets are struggling. Their neighbours are too.
A lack of investment in the necessities of life, from health care to housing, has left residents of Nanaimo to ‘pick up the pieces.’
Housing costs are up dramatically and rentals are scarce. The lack of affordable housing has pushed more people into homelessness. Struggles with poverty are more visible than ever. The Discourse is reporting in-depth stories about the crisis’ roots and history and point to solutions to help those struggling.