Homelessness

February 4, 2014
As many as 80 homeless people in the Waterloo region may be seeking a place to take refuge after one of the sites in the Out of the Cold program closes later this winter. Ray of Hope is renovating...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Ontario
February 3, 2014
The following blogs have daily news stories on homelessness, social housing, the upcoming Olympics and other poverty-related issues in Vancouver and across BC. Check them out to find out what is...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
January 14, 2014
Needle exchanges, methadone clinics and safe injection sites are now permitted in Abbotsford, B.C., after the city council voted on January 13th to amend a 2005 zoning-bylaw that had forbidden them....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Homelessness, British Columbia
January 10, 2014
On December 20, 2013, a high-profile camp in Abbotsford's Jubilee Park was abandoned after the city went to court for a removal order. Since then, there have been at least four new camps along the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
Create Reel Change Video Contest poster
January 9, 2014
As part of Homelessness Action Week 2014, the City of Vancouver has joined with Reel Causes to hold a short video contest for amateur and professional film makers to raise awareness about, promote...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
August 21, 2013
An article in this week's Georgia Straight says that several advocacy groups have warned that TransLink’s new Compass fare card could make it impossible for social-service providers to continue to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Poorbashing, Welfare, British Columbia
August 7, 2013
Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
Sqwabb Blog
May 10, 2013
A blog written by a former writer, illustrator and graphic designer, now living rough in Vancouver. He blogs about binning, bicycles, computers, anime, his experience as a homeless person,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
 Radical Health Coalition's Unacceptable
March 26, 2013
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness has started a Homelessness is Unacceptable Campaign with a poster series and video that shows images of homeless living environments with the tag...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
Home for Hope Blog
March 1, 2013
Blog for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, coalition, Homelessness, Housing, victoria, British Columbia
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