CLAS is co-sponsoring a talk by Ted Clugston, the mayor of Medicine Hat. He adopted the Housing First model to assist his city's homeless population and has become a significant proponent of that approach after initially being skeptical of it. Mayor Clugston will be presenting in Vancouver, Abbotsford, and through...

CLAS is hiring an articling student for 2016/17. Please see the job posting for details. 

Today, in Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users v. Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association and the City of Vancouver, the BC Supreme Court found that the Downtown Ambassadors program has engaged in discriminatory conduct against homeless people. West Coast LEAF and the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) say the decision...

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