Cathy Crowe

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May 11, 2015
Two nurses with a baby in the nursery at Toronto East General and Orthopaedic Ho

Where have all the nurses gone?

Cathy Crowe
While RN jobs continue to disappear, nursing as a whole needs to wake up from its obsession with professionalization to equip young nurses with skills like political literacy for the real world.
Blog
Jan 9, 2015

Death on the streets of Canada

Cathy Crowe
The death of two homeless men within a day of each other in the City of Toronto, in the middle of a bitter Arctic cold spell, was a stark reminder of decades of social policy neglect.
Photos
Dec 17, 2014

Social justice lies upstream from charity

Cathy Crowe
The Upstream Downstream parable guided Cathy Crowe in her work as a street nurse. She shares a simple formula for how to act on social justice issues such as homelessness that goes beyond charity.
Photos
Sep 24, 2014
Photo: flickr/Olivia Chow

Support Olivia Chow, I do

Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe supports Olivia Chow in the upcoming Toronto mayoral election. Here's why you should too!
News
Sep 24, 2014
Photo: flickr/Olivia Chow

Why I will vote for Olivia Chow

Cathy Crowe
Olivia Chow is an important community-builder in Toronto and we need her strengths more than ever says Cathy Crowe.
Blog
Jan 27, 2014
Photo: flickr/Rob Chandler

A tale of two Toronto warming centres

Cathy Crowe
With the extreme weather in Eastern Canada, warming shelters were erected for the ice storm and for the continued cold. The ice storm centres were impressive, the others, seriously lacking.
Book Review
Aug 15, 2007
 Dying for a Home: Homeless Activists Speak Out

Street smart

Cathy Crowe
I used to call homelessness our dirty little secret, but itâe(TM)s not so secret anymore, is it? This is the Canadian experience that tourist books donâe(TM)t mention, but tourists still se

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