Resolution on Homelessness passed at 2021 Diocese of New Westminster Synod

Synod is the Annual General Meeting (convened every two years) of the Diocese of New Westminster. The Bishop is the Chair of Synod. Chaired by Bishop John Stephens, Synod 2021, the 121st, took place on May 15, 2021.

The Westside Anglicans Neighbourhood Ministry Board of Management proposed a resolution on housing affordability and homelessness in the Lower Mainland, which was passed by Synod delegates with a vote count of 224 in favour, 16 opposed, 10 abstentions (out of a total count of 250 voting delegates).

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Neighbourhood Ministry receives City of Vancouver grant

By Joan Stewart          

On February 26, 2020, the City of Vancouver approved a grant in the amount of $26,600 for the Westside Anglicans Neighbourhood Ministry’s (WNAM) project “Equipping Volunteers for Service to Homeless and Vulnerable People.”

The City of Vancouver received funding requests from 23 organizations and approved 15 of them, providing grant amounts ranging from $14,000 to $116,000.

For a full list of the organizations and their requests, click here.

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