March 13, 2012
The Revelstoke Community Social Development Committee puts together a Directory of Social Services for Revelstoke and Area (PDF). Check out their website for the most recent version.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Health, Housing, Seniors and Elders, social services, British Columbia, Services
Projected ripple effects of proposed DTES condo developments
March 6, 2012
The Carnegie Community Action Project has created a map that shows the increase of property values and businesses that exclude low income people, and the decrease in the number of low cost housing...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Poverty Research, British Columbia
November 15, 2011
As Occupy encampments around the world are being violently evicted, residents of a six month old tent city in Whitehorse have moved a couple of meters in response to an eviction notice. Since June,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Yukon
The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homelessness Network
November 2, 2011
The Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homelessness Network (NLHHN) is a group of community-based service providers, municipal, provincial and federal departments and agencies, and representatives...
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, homelessness in Newfoundland, Housing, service providers, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education
October 25, 2011
Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre has a new fact sheet available: “Can my landlord turn off my heat?” View all of TRAC's factsheets here.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
October 25, 2011
Smithers Interior News reported recently on an increase in users of the Broadway Place homeless shelter in Smithers. Although Smithers' efforts to provide housing for the homeless were praised by...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
October 20, 2011
From Pivot: "“Whose problem is it?” It seems that is the eternal question in the debate about Canada’s housing crisis. The federal government maintains that housing is the purview of the provinces....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
October 17, 2011
Since 1993, today has been recognized by the United Nations, and its members around the world, as International day for the eradication of poverty 2011. Today, October 17, 2011, the United Nations...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Women, Workers' Rights, International
September 19, 2011
In its fifth year, the large turnout for the annual DTES Women's Housing March shows that the movement pushing for better access to safe and affordable housing for women in the neighbourhood, is not...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Tenants' Rights, Violence, Women, British Columbia
September 8, 2011
Recently, Mark Horvath, the blogger/filmmaker behind invisiblepeople.tv, visited Toronto to document the lives of its homeless residents. Mark usually resides in Los Angeles, but he left California...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, All of Canada, International
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