Homelessness

October 9, 2006
The Save Low Income Housing Coalition (SLIHC) is a coalition working to save low-income housing units in the Greater Vancouver Area and to raise the rates of shelter allowance for income assistance...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, Organizing, British Columbia
September 5, 2006
From September 26-29, a National Youth Homelessness Conference (Link removed - No longer exists) will be taking place in St. John's. The title of the conference is Beyond the Street: Youth and...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, News, All of Canada
September 5, 2006
The Wellesley Institute has launched the Blueprint to End Homelessness in Toronto. It is focused on outcomes: more affordable housing, less homelessness, and stronger and healthier communities. The...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
July 7, 2006
During Montreal's summer festival businesses are pressuring the government to remove the city's homeless from the streets. As a result, the local police are handing out more tickets to homeless...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Prisoners' Rights, Québec
July 7, 2006
The Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC) has a number of links about 2006 annual Street Count including the full report, a backgrounder, policy papers.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
July 5, 2006
"Street Health is an innovative, community-based health care organization providing services to address a wide range of physical, mental and emotional needs in those who are homeless, poor and...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Homelessness, News, Ontario
June 13, 2006
(Editor's note, June 2010: Link removed due to changes in organization. This organization is no longer active.) The National Coalition on Housing and Homelessness believes it is time for the federal...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, All of Canada
June 11, 2006
Abbotsford's Compassion Park, which had served as a camp site for some of the city's homeless, was evicted of its residents. The city, who had allowed the homeless camp to exist for a while, ordered...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
May 6, 2006
"A particularly visible indicator of increasing economic inequality in Canada is the growth in homelessness, with its implied social message that Canadian society clearly does not care what happens...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
May 6, 2006
A new research report, Home is Where the Heart is and Right now that is Nowhere (in PDF) by the Institute of Urban Studies at the University of Winnipeg examines hidden homelessness among Aboriginal...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Indigenous, News, All of Canada
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