Homelessness

January 15, 2013
Late last year Pivot brought a lawsuit against the city on behalf of a homeless man named Clarence Taylor, who was ticketed for sleeping outside. Through Clarence’s case, they are challenging a set...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
October 3, 2012
This study on the Homeless Hub builds upon the findings of several recent participatory projects in Canada which women facing homelessness have taken the lead and voiced their knowledge about the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Women, All of Canada
July 19, 2012
Acorn Canada, a community organization made up low and middle income families, is seeking a meeting with Minister Rich Coleman. They have written a letter outlining steps they are asking the Minister...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
July 18, 2012
The topic of Homeless Hub's latest newsletter is the affect social profiling has on the homeless, Social profiling refers to the use of a person's social status (in this case, their homelessness) by...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Human Rights, Poorbashing, All of Canada
At Home
May 23, 2012
Check out the interactive web documentary, "At Home: In search of the real cost of homelessness," on the National Film Board of Canada website that explores the At Home/Chez Soi project across Canada...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, All of Canada
May 1, 2012
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are overrepresented in the homeless youth population. It has been estimated that approximately 25-40% of homeless...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, All of Canada
April 11, 2012
A new national movement to end homelessness was launched last week to end homelessness in ten years. The mission of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is to create a national movement to...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, All of Canada
Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
April 11, 2012
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness has been formed to create a national movement to end homelessness in Canada from the community up.
Keywords: Online Resource , Homelessness, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
March 26, 2012
Women sleep on the streets of our major cities, a virtual guarantee of experiencing sexual assault. Women trade survival sex with men for a place to crash for the night. Teenage girls, fleeing sexual...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Women, All of Canada
March 5, 2012
Last year there were more women, youth, aboriginal people and families who were homeless in Metro Vancouver according to the 2011 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count. The Count found that in almost all...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, British Columbia
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