Housing

April 21, 2008
PIVOT Legal Society, the Carnegie Community Action Project, and the Impact of the Olympics on Community Coalition have launched a complaint to the UN about the living conditions of residents in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, News, British Columbia
February 26, 2008
Activists stood on various street corners in different areas of Vancouver to protest the provincial and federal governments' lack of initiative toward housing and homelessness. Watch a video about...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
January 24, 2008
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has called for a national action plan to end homelessness and deliver affordable housing. Read more in a CBC article, "$3.35B needed each year for housing...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, All of Canada
November 29, 2007
The Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC) and the Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) have launched a Housing Not War campaign to demand that funding the federal government has directed towards war and...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Housing, News, Ontario, All of Canada
November 14, 2007
The City of Toronto released a draft 10-year housing strategy called Housing Opportunities Toronto (HOT) on which outlines a plan is to create 209,000 new and renovated affordable homes over the next...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, Ontario
November 14, 2007
In follow up to his recent visit to Canada, the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Miloon Kothari, has released a press release that calls for Canada to take immediate action to tackle the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, News, All of Canada
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
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