Homelessness

November 5, 2007
The Poverty Reduction Strategy Coalition of Nova Scotia has released a new document: Framework for a Poverty Reduction Strategy for Nova Scotia. It is now available online through the Community...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Poverty Research, Nova Scotia
October 30, 2007
Yesterday, BC Housing Minister Rick Coleman announced the non-profit organizations that will be running the ten single-room occupancy hotels that the province bought last spring (Read the News...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
October 23, 2007
Yesterday, Miloon Kothari, the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing of the United Nations Human Rights Council presented his preliminary findings on adequate housing in Canada. Mr. Kothari visited...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, All of Canada
October 15, 2007
After a number of previous rallies demanding social housing, the Citywide Housing Coalition and members of Victoria's anti-poverty community went on a treasure hunt for the Province's missing $250...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
October 15, 2007
As Miloon Kothari, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Right to adequate Housing, does his fact-finding mission to Canada from October 9 to 22, the Wellesley Institute has released a...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, All of Canada
September 19, 2007
Edmonton, along with the rest of Alberta is facing a serious affordable housing crisis. In the spring, some homeless residents started up a tent city due to the lack of affordable housing. Throughout...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Homelessness, News
September 6, 2007
A new report, Improving the Health of Canadians: Mental Health and Homelessness (in PDF) explores the complex relationship between homelessness and mental illness. The report finds homeless people in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Mental Health, News, All of Canada
August 22, 2007
Fourteen worried interfaith leaders spoke out strongly on Friday in Vancouver against what they called Vancouver city hall's unprecedented attempt to define a religious building as solely a place for...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
August 10, 2007
As the Olympics approaches, the need for the government to tackle homelessness becomes greater and greater. The current housing boom, driven by the market, neglects low income people, who do not...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
August 7, 2007
In July, women in the Downtown Eastside challenged Vancouver City council members to a House Swap. In a (Link removed - No longer exists) letter, the Power to Women group challenged the councillors...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, Women, British Columbia
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