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News
Jan 5, 2009

Hunger strike for housing

Am Johal
We are beginning a hunger strike in Vancouver in the lead up to the 2010 Olympics. New volunteers will come forward each week to support the need for a new national housing program.
Blog
Oct 29, 2008

Stop Ontario's bill 106!

Ariel Troster
On October 2, 2008, Yasir Naqvi, Liberal MPP for Ottawa Centre introduced Bill 106, the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act, as a private member's bill. This Bill will have serious impacts on the
Book Review
Apr 10, 2008
 In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

Ghostbusting

Lief Eriksen
People from all walks of life struggle with addictions to both behaviours and substances, and few people know this better than Vancouver physician Dr. Gabor Mate.
Event

National Housing Day in Toronto: The People's Assembly on the Right to Housing

Nov 20, 2015
Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity Square Superior Court of Justice (outside), 361 University Ave.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.5572" N, 79° 22' 53.292" W
Ontario CA
Join the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario and the Right to Housing Coalition in Toronto for a march and People's Assembly on Friday November 20 to mark National Housing Day!‎
Event

National Housing Day Rally & Right to Housing Forum

Nov 21, 2014
Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity SquaRE
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.5572" N, 79° 22' 53.292" W
Ontario CA
Communities across Canada will be marking National Housing Day with events to promote and raise awareness on the right to housing.
Event

H'Arts for the Homeless

Oct 3, 2013
Lookout Emergency Aid Society
429 Alexander St.
Vancouver, Unceded Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil Waututh TerritoriesBC , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
In the House Productions is proud to present the Lookout Society’s annual gala fundraiser, H’Arts for the Homeless, an event inspired by those helped and supported by the Lookout Society.
Event

National Housing Day rally and march!

Nov 22, 2011
St. James Park (Occupy Toronto site)
King st. East and Jarvis march to Attorney General of Canada at 130 King st. West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 1.6596" N, 79° 22' 18.9264" W
Ontario CA
On National Housing Day join the Right to Housing Coalition for a rally to demand a national housing strategy and to support the Charter challenge to end homelessness.
Event

Screening of Home Safe Toronto

Feb 4, 2011 to Feb 5, 2011
The Centre of Gravity
1300 Gerrard St. East
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 16.3704" N, 79° 19' 37.794" W
Ontario CA
The film Home Safe Toronto deals with how Canadian families live with the threat and the experience of homelessness.
Event

Film screening: Home Safe Toronto

Aug 26, 2010 to Aug 27, 2010
Camera Bar
1028 Queen St.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 41.202" N, 79° 20' 18.2148" W
Ontario CA
Home Safe Toronto reveals how close homelessness is to many hard-working, hopeful Torontonians.
Event

Red Tent 2010 - Action for a National Housing Strategy

Aug 3, 2010
MP Russ Heibert's constituency office
106A - 2429 152nd Street
Surrey , BC
Canada
49° 2' 44.4912" N, 122° 48' 4.6332" W
British Columbia CA
Gather with the Red Tent campaign as part of weekly demonstrations at the offices of MPs who have voted against Bill C-304 or have otherwise failed to endorse a national housing plan.
Event

Theatre: The Middle Place

Oct 21, 2010 to Nov 14, 2010
Theatre Passe Muraille
16 Ryerson Ave
M5T 2P3 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 54.4668" N, 79° 24' 8.5896" W
Ontario CA
This is the play that makes you spare change.
Event

Home Safe Toronto

Apr 19, 2010 to Apr 20, 2010
North York Central Library, Auditorium
5120 Yonge St.
M2N 5N9 North York
Canada
43° 46' 9.912" N, 79° 24' 52.3584" W
CA
Free screening of Home Safe Toronto, a documentary film by Laura Sky, produced by Cathy Crowe
Event

Red Tent Olympic "Wrap Up"

Feb 27, 2010 to Feb 28, 2010
Canada Pavilion
Dunsmuir and Beatty
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 47.4204" N, 123° 6' 37.9332" W
British Columbia CA
The Olympic Wrap-up party will launch the campaign onto the national stage with a clear message for the Harper Government - Canada needs to end homelessness now!
Event

The right to the city: Rally for a national housing program

Feb 20, 2010
North side of the Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street
V6Z 2H7 Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 59.4804" N, 123° 7' 15.366" W
British Columbia CA
Come join this rally to pressure the federal government to once again re-establish a national housing program in Canada.
Event

No more empty talk, no more empty lots

Feb 15, 2010
Pigeon Park
Carall and Hastings Downtown Eastside
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 53.3064" N, 123° 6' 15.5772" W
British Columbia CA
Rally about homelessness in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Event

After Homelessness: Theatre making policy

Nov 26, 2009 to Dec 7, 2009
Firehall Arts Centre
280 East Cordova St.
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 56.0784" N, 123° 5' 52.7244" W
British Columbia CA
Theatre show concerning homelessness

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