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Legal society pushes new B.C. Human Rights Commission to address discrimination of homeless

Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 9:02 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Community pushback on social housing is an issue Vancouver’s Pivot Legal Society has been monitoring for some time, but in the last few months it’s seen a surge in resistance and has decided the B.C. Human Rights Commission should get involved.

Darcie Bennett, Pivot Legal Society“Homelessness and extreme poverty are one of the greatest challenges that we’re facing as a province,” said Darcie Bennett, director of strategy for the legal society.

Bennett explained that the legal society has raised its concerns with parliamentary secretary for sport...