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‘It means a lot to me’: 1 year later, tiny homes in this B.C. community are making a big difference

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Since moving into his first home, Lance Alexander has gotten a job at a nearby mine and is living what he calls “the clean life.” (Andrew Kurjata/CBC)

Tiny homes pilot project combats homelessness in north-central B.C.

By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News, Oct 29, 2017

A small house has made a big difference for Lance Alexander.

“Got a stove and a fridge, little table and futon,” Alexander said, pointing around the 320-square-foot space. Read the rest of this entry

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Video: Activists Build Tiny Houses To Defend Against Oil Pipeline

Secwepemc tiny houses video clipLiving Big In A Tiny House, Published on Sep 11, 2017

Ten tiny houses are about to go head-to-head with a giant proposed oil pipeline. In what some area already dubbing the next ‘Standing Rock’, Kanahus Manuel, an activist of the Secwepemc Nation is spearheading a team of builders and volunteers from all over North America to construct tiny homes with the aim of halting the expansion of the Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline which would run through 518 kilometres of Secwepemc Territory. Read the rest of this entry