Bill Thomas

Time for a housing plan

One step forward, two steps back. That's what the housing situation feels like in Whitehorse. Members of the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition are pleased about a number of recent announcements:

Looking for solutions

Bill Thomas Special to the News Helen Hollywood started a tent city on the lawns of the legislature. She may have a movie name, but this is not a movie we are watching. This is a real and very serious situation in front of us.

Emergency solutions needed now

Bill Thomas Special to the News Disasters are occurring right now and our thoughts are with the people in Manitoba and Slave Lake, in support and concern. We know their communities will respond courageously and compassionately.

Lessons from Yellowknife

Last week I had the pleasure and the privilege of representing the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition at a No Place For Poverty workshop held in Yellowknife. What a powerful few days it was.