Housing

November 29, 2002
Not everyone may realize that governments in Canada are obligated to ensure that everyone has adequate housing. However, Canada is a signatory to international human rights treaties that oblige...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
November 29, 2002
National Housing Day is November 22, 2002 and the National Housing and Homelessness Network (NHHN) is encouraging people to get involved. The NHHN's website and the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Organizing, All of Canada
August 14, 2002
Elders in Inuvik have organized and are demanding town council to move ahead with plans to develop a popular tourist campground into a multi-unit housing complex. Read a CBC story about the elder's...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Indigenous, News, Seniors and Elders, Northwest Territories
June 8, 2002
Affordable housing was the topic of a debate following Libby Davies' Private Members Bill C-416, an act to provide for adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians, be read the second...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
June 8, 2002
The National Housing and Homelessness Network (NHHN) has issued a statement on which provinces are living up to the agreement signed in November 2001. In that agreement all ten provinces agreed to...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
May 17, 2002
Today, widespread homelessness in Canada is recognized as a national disaster that is both urban and rural and which most dramatically effects women. Despite this, programs and responses to...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Women, All of Canada
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
January 18, 2002
On December 18, 2001 the Governments of Canada and British Columbia announced the signing of an Affordable Housing Agreement which will provide $177.4 million over the next five years to help...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
January 18, 2002
According to the National Housing and Homelessness Network Canada has moved another big step towards a fully-funded national housing program, thanks to effective political pressure at the federal-...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, All of Canada
December 6, 2001
The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) reports, in Challenging Homelessness and Poverty (in RTF), income criteria found to constitute discrimination based on race and age to be...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, Tenants' Rights, Ontario
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