Homelessness

January 23, 2005
The city of Red Deer has made a pledge to eliminate homelessness within ten years. The city has expanded their homeless shelter and churches are providing extra beds to contribute to the effort....
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Homelessness, News
December 3, 2004
Edmonton's mayor and city council recognize homelessness as a growing concern for the city. In order to address the issue of homelessness city officials attended a conference on the subject. Plans...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Homelessness, News
December 3, 2004
"Four out of five homeless Canadians don't live on the street. They live in cars. They find temporary beds in church basements or abandoned buildings. They sleep on somebody's couch. They are...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
September 4, 2004
Substance use and homelessness are factors associated with death among street youth in Montreal, according to a study in the August 4 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, News, Violence, Québec
July 6, 2004
A forum which occured in Saskatchewan discussed the issue of homelessness. ALthough not everyone in the province is aware, many people in Saskatchewan find themselves homeless every year. The...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Saskatchewan
July 6, 2004
A collaborative effort among friends, The Homeless Memorial is "dedicated to the memory of homeless people who have died homeless. Inadequate housing is not just a political problem, it is a human...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Ontario
May 4, 2004
A homeless count in Winnipeg illustrated that the majority of the city's homeless were aboriginal. Anti-poverty activists and first nations leaders say that the federal government is largely...
Keywords: Article , Aboriginal and First Nations, Homelessness, News, Manitoba
May 1, 2004
A new National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) report (in PDF)(Link removed - No longer exists) on women who are homeless is based on interviews with 46 women who self-identified as homeless in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
May 1, 2004
Homeless women in Toronto are dying at 10 times the rate of other women between 18 and 44, according to a study in Canadian Medical Association Journal. "Homeless people are at high risk for illness...
Keywords: Article , Health, Homelessness, News, Ontario
May 1, 2004
A new National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) report (in PDF)(Link removed - No longer exists) on women who are homeless is based on interviews with 46 women who self-identified as homeless in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
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