Vancouver Street Soccer League – More than JUST soccer

Post by Emel Tetiker, SFU CSCD Practicum Student The Vancouver Street Soccer League (VSSL) is more than just a soccer program, it is a way to engage with and provide a safe and fun environment for people who are homeless, at risk of being homeless or facing adversity. In a recent conversation with Charles MacGregor,Continue reading “Vancouver Street Soccer League – More than JUST soccer”

Support the 2014 Canadian Street Soccer Games Coming to North Vancouver this May!

For the past six years, through international tournaments and city leagues Street Soccer Canada has been working on including those, who may otherwise be excluded, through physical activity and sport. Their yearly national soccer tournament aims to develop soccer skills while at the same time looking to more broadly develop inclusive strategies to empower andContinue reading “Support the 2014 Canadian Street Soccer Games Coming to North Vancouver this May!”

Homelessness Action Week Schedule: North Vancouver

Homelessness Action Week is a Canada wide event, and it provides an important opportunity for the Task Force to reach out to the community and raise awareness about homelessness and support for initiatives to address it. As with any awareness raising event, the intention is not to think we can solve a problem in aContinue reading “Homelessness Action Week Schedule: North Vancouver”