MP Stories

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Home Sweet Home: Diego’s Story

Diego has spent the last 30 years of his life in British Columbia, and the last five living in Vancouver. Having left El Salvador in 1987 due to a civil war, Diego moved a lot, through Mexico, and the United States before landing on the east coast...

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A Legacy of Giving Back: Strand

For nearly half a century, Strand, a Vancouver-based finance and development company, has built a reputation for successful real estate investment...

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Coming Out of His Shell: Terry’s Story

Terry moved back and forth between Alberta and BC when he was growing up, but spent most of his upbringing in Calgary. His childhood is quite foggy,...

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Return-It with Mission Possible!

Mission Possible has a Return-It account now to make donating to our Employment Readiness Program easier! The next time you visit a Return-It Express...

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Finding Safety and Purpose: Shirley’s Story

In 2011, Shirley hopped on a bus from Manitoba to Vancouver after an argument with her sister. Looking back now, she sees that she was young and...

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Standing and Walking Taller: Women's Track Graduates

Congratulations to our first graduating cohort of the Women’s Track in 2022! Helen and Rosa began the Women’s Track Employment Readiness Program last...

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Opening Up: Elsi’s Story

Elsi moved to Vancouver at five years old from El Salvador, and at six years old, she was adopted into a family as the youngest of five. Despite the...

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Uplifting Community: Long Life Windows & Doors

With decades of experience, skilled workmanship, and a long-standing reputation for exceptional service, Long Life Windows & Doors is known for their...

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Ready for a Change: Kirk’s Story

Kirk was living in Kamloops when he and his friends made a bet with each other to stop drinking for a month, just to see who could do it. At the...

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Over 20 Years of Support: DP World

Having operated in Vancouver for nearly a century, DP World is Western Canada’s premier container terminal operator and stevedore. They have also...

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