Homelessness

January 17, 2003
The City of Toronto is one of the few cities that has an "extreme weather alert" program. Weather is monitored over the winter months and when extreme weather is predicted members of the designated...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
January 17, 2003
The findings of A Street Needs Assessment: An Investigation of the Characteristics and Service Needs of Persons who are Homeless and not Currently using Emergency Shelters in Ottawa (in PDF),...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
July 31, 2002
For Immediate Release July 8, 2002 SHERBROOKE, Québec, July 8 /CNW/ - Twelve Sherbrooke organizations are receiving over $1.2 million in federal funding to support projects designed to combat...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Québec
June 8, 2002
On Her Own: Young Women and Homelessness in Canada is a new report released by Status of Women Canada. It explores the causes, demographics and patterns of homelessness among young women (aged 12 to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
April 9, 2002
"At the edge of the Arctic Circle, Inuit line up at a soup kitchen for their next meal. It's a striking scene, one that has received scant national attention: hunters who can expertly navigate pack...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Nunavut
February 15, 2002
Root cause of housing crisis is government funding cuts and faulty legislation Media advisory For immediate release February 13, 2002 Housing advocates across Ontario denounce Flaherty's plan to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
February 15, 2002
February 14 and 15, 2002 We held two days of meetings with 40 housing advocates representing coalitions and community-based organizations across the province. We came from Parry Sound, Toronto,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, Ontario
October 5, 2001
August 21, 2001 - by Michael Shapcott, National Housing and Homelessness Network An important breakthrough at the federal-provincial-territorial housing ministers' meeting in London - thanks to the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, All of Canada
April 12, 2001
Provincial government policies focused on building affordable housing have been effective in the slowing the growth of homelessness, says a comprehensive study. The four-volume report, called...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia
December 7, 2000
Elections Canada has eased the address requirement so that homeless people were able to vote in the recent federal election. Registered shelters for the homeless were allowed to take a list of...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
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