Homelessness

November 21, 2003
"Feds, provinces, territories fail to meet commitments as nation-wide affordable housing crisis grows worse" say the National Housing and Homelessness Network's recent report card. Three key demands...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
August 30, 2003
A Salvation Army homeless shelter in Whitehorse managed to avoid having to close down for the summer. It looked like the shelter wasn't going to have enough money to provide services to the city's...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Yukon
August 27, 2003
The Report of Preliminary Recommendations for the Aboriginal Homelessness Plan (Link removed - No longer exists) was recently released. Among others: "A priority that was identified by committee...
Keywords: Article , Aboriginal and First Nations, Homelessness, News, British Columbia
July 21, 2003
While all levels of government talk about a national housing strategy and curbing homelessness and poverty, tens of thousands of Canadians including thousands of children are paying the price for our...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, All of Canada
January 17, 2003
The City of Toronto is one of the few cities that has an "extreme weather alert" program. Weather is monitored over the winter months and when extreme weather is predicted members of the designated...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
January 17, 2003
The findings of A Street Needs Assessment: An Investigation of the Characteristics and Service Needs of Persons who are Homeless and not Currently using Emergency Shelters in Ottawa (in PDF),...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
August 1, 2002
For Immediate Release July 8, 2002 SHERBROOKE, Québec, July 8 /CNW/ - Twelve Sherbrooke organizations are receiving over $1.2 million in federal funding to support projects designed to combat...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Québec
June 9, 2002
On Her Own: Young Women and Homelessness in Canada is a new report released by Status of Women Canada. It explores the causes, demographics and patterns of homelessness among young women (aged 12 to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Women, All of Canada
April 10, 2002
"At the edge of the Arctic Circle, Inuit line up at a soup kitchen for their next meal. It's a striking scene, one that has received scant national attention: hunters who can expertly navigate pack...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Nunavut
February 15, 2002
Root cause of housing crisis is government funding cuts and faulty legislation Media advisory For immediate release February 13, 2002 Housing advocates across Ontario denounce Flaherty's plan to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Ontario
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