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A man walks past a person huddled on a curb in Barrie, Ont., in 2023. Canadians are growing increasingly pessimistic about the economy and finances. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Drost

Canadians are feeling increasingly powerless amid economic struggles and rising inequality

The perception of a worsening cost of living, combined with seeing Canada as significantly more unequal, is creating a perfect storm for a deteriorating sense of control in everyday life.
By living a simple life that is fully contained in a vehicle, van dwellers are able to head out on a new adventure whenever they choose. (Shutterstock)

Why some people choose to live the nomadic van lifestyle

For some people, the decision to live in a vehicle is a choice with the goal of being free and self-sufficient to live how and where they want.

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