Homelessness

February 24, 2012
An article in Rabble talks about how gentrification in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is a form of structural violence and ultimately normalizes power structures.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Poverty Research, British Columbia
February 16, 2012
People forced to live on the streets in Victoria are being targeted by the police and are subject to unnecessary force and frequent arrest without sufficient cause, according to a report by the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Violence, 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
Can I See Your ID?
November 10, 2011
The Homeless Hub has released a new report, "Can I See Your ID? The Policing of Youth Homelessness in Toronto" that shows that despite strong evidence that panhandling and squeegeeing have declined...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, Ontario
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 31, 2011
According to the Wellesley Institute, thanks to their quiet efforts as well as other advocates for the city’s homeless, a clause prohibiting “camping,” “dwelling,” and “lodging” on Toronto’s streets...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Ontario
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
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Online Resource , Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
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