canadian homelessness

Mar 20, 2018
Street in Calgary. Photo: Brian Burke/flickr

Homelessness and employment: The case of Calgary

Nick Falvo
Too few jobs, inadequate income assistance programs, major health challenges and a lack of subsidized child care all pose barriers to employment for persons experiencing homelessness.
Dec 21, 2017
Photo courtesy of Gaetan Heroux

The shame of Toronto's homelessness crisis

Gaetan Heroux
Hidden behind the doors of All Saints Church is the long history of the abandonment of Toronto’s poor by all three levels of government
Jan 24, 2017

What's a homeless life worth?

Cathy Crowe
Citizen advocacy for emergency shelter exposes shocking and negligent inaction of politicians.
Nov 27, 2016

Let's walk the talk and actually build some housing

Cathy Crowe
The federal government's report "Let's Talk Housing," released on National Housing Day, regurgitates what is already known about the housing and homelessness crisis in Canada.
Apr 30, 2016

Spotlight on homeless deaths

Cathy Crowe
Naheed Dosani
Investigative journalism makes a difference in the court of public opinion and social policy.
Sep 30, 2015
Photo: Skil Fibber/flickr

Ten things to know about homelessness in Canada

Nick Falvo
Efforts to enumerate persons experiencing homeless have generally been spotty, but it is reasonable to assert that homelessness in Canada saw substantial growth in the 1980s and 1990s.
Sep 27, 2015
Image: Flickr/Caelie_Frampton

The homeless right to vote and home

Cathy Crowe
The Fair Elections Act has made it harder for homeless people to vote. This election is not proving it will be any easier for them to get affordable housing.


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