At noon on July 27th, three residents of one of the Coast Mental Health-run supportive housing buildings in Maple Ridge were surprised with sheriffs at their doors and a moving truck outside.
Supportive housing residents from throughout Metro Vancouver call a press conference to speak out against the policy of BC Housing-contracted supportive housing operators to ban all guests from their buildings. They say, “Banning guests is killing us quicker than COVID.”
A statement by Maple Ridge's homeless and low-income drug user activists. Last week on June 6, a group of homeless and low-income drug users, activists, and supporters started an [...]
The Maple Ridge government’s displacement and stigma, the Provincial government’s inaction, and the Federal government’s criminalization are organizing the mass killings of drug users. We will not allow one more death in our community.
On June 5th, current and former camp residents, drug users, and activists will challenge Fraser Health to ignore local anti-drug user rhetoric and open a lifesaving OPS to replace the one shut down by Mayor Morden.
On April 14th, the anti-homeless NIMBYs of Maple Ridge plan to hold another rally against housing. Current and former residents of Anita Place tent city are calling a counter rally to fight for homes now!
We are disappointed that Minister Robinson's solution to homelessness in Maple Ridge is not permanent social housing, but temporary, institutionalized modular housing.
A resolution from Anita Place Tent City calling on the Province of British Columbia to bypass Maple Ridge Council and create permanent homes now, emailed to Minister Robinson on [...]
Tuesday March 5th, 4:00pm outside Anita Place tent city on 223rd St and 117 Ave. Support Anita Place Tent City – call for fire safe heating now, and for the Province to buy the apartment building across the street for social housing at 100% welfare/pension rate.