affordable housing

Jun 21, 2015

Vote for the cure. Vote for housing.

Cathy Crowe
In her Honourary Doctor Of Law address to UofWindsor nursing and kinetics grads Cathy implored them to care about social welfare hotspots and vote for housing.
May 13, 2015
Photo: marc falardeau/flickr

Winnipeg shows how we can make homelessness history

Jim Silver
Carolyn Young
We don't have to have homelessness in Winnipeg or anywhere else in Canada. We can solve this problem, and the Lord Selkirk Park housing complex in Winnipeg's North End shows how.
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.
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.
Dec 5, 2014
Image: Flickr/Scribbletaylor

Can a Housing First initiative work?

Matt Stock
Evelyn Peters
The evidence in favour of a "Housing First" approach to address homelessness is very strong. However, researchers have raised some caution about challenges in implementation.


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