homelessness

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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.
Podcast
Sep 20, 2015

DTES residents dying at eight times the national average

Redeye
A UBC study following residents of single-room occupancy hotels over four years found that the risk of dying from chronic health conditions was surprisingly high, especially for mental health issues.
Blog
Jul 7, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Kurt Bauschardt

Why Housing First won't end homelessness

Tracy Heffernan
Mary Todorow
Helen Luu
Housing First as it is currently construed will not end homelessness. Canada needs to find a way to prevent and address both the "visible" homeless and the "hidden" homeless.

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