Archive: ‘News’ Category

A Campaign to End Homelessness in Canada Wants to House 20,000 People by 2020
June 17, 2015 / News

One walk around CanadaÔÇÖs urban centres is enough to understand that homelessness is a national emergency. On any given night, up to 30,000 people in our country are homeless. Shelters, … More

Thunder Bay volunteers needed for massive housing project
June 17, 2015 / News

Thunder Bay volunteers will be led by the non-profit group Shelter House The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness says its goal of housing 20,000 Canadians in the next three years … More

Nation-Wide Campaign Launched Today to House 20,000 Homeless Canadians
June 16, 2015 / News

20,000 Homes Campaign unites communities to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people within the next three years TORONTO, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ – Today,┬á21 communities from across … More

Finding homes for 20,000 Canadians by 2020
June 16, 2015 / News

Calgary is among 21 cities in six provinces pledging to find homes for 20 thousand homeless Canadians by 2020. The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is looking for volunteers to … More

Communities pledge to find 20,000 homeless people permanent shelter by 2020
June 16, 2015 / News

OTTAWA – Twenty-one Canadian communities are banding together to try and find homes for 20,000 homeless people by 2020. Cities in six provinces are recruiting volunteers to conduct local surveys … More

‘Trying to break the inertia’: Campaign aims to house 20,000 Canadians by 2020
June 16, 2015 / News

A new fundraising and awareness campaign aims to house thousands of Canada’s most vulnerable citizens in three years. The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) launched the “20,000 Homes” campaign … More

HamiltonÔÇÖs homeless priority list to target 109 people
April 30, 2015 / News

The city is putting┬á109 people identified as┬áthe most vulnerable of┬áHamilton’s homeless population at the top of the list for new housing and support. by┬áKelly Bennett, CBC News The city announced … More

The Grim Reality of Homelessness in Hamilton
April 30, 2015 / News

For the first time, Hamilton has established a concrete baseline for tackling homelessness ÔÇö one that sheds light on alarming barriers facing our transient neighbours. by Molly Hayes, Hamilton Spectator … More

Combatting homelessness with Housing First approach
April 27, 2015 / News

by Matt Skube, CTV News – April 27, 2015 Luke Brunet is a professional engineer, but he’s been homeless since September. “You often get intoxicated people that will come up … More

Volunteers hit the streets to collect data and stories of HamiltonÔÇÖs homeless
April 27, 2015 / News

More than 200 volunteers descended across Hamilton to kick off Registry Week, a grassroots data-collecting campaign to put names and faces to homelessness. by Molly Hayes, Hamilton Spectator – Apr.27, … More

Survey of HamiltonÔÇÖs homeless aims to help cityÔÇÖs most vulnerable
April 27, 2015 / News

The last year and a half, especially the last few months, have streamlined Bruce Paton’s daily goals: Survive. by Kelly Bennett, CBC News – Apr.27, 2015 Paton is 74 and … More

Survey offers glimpse of face of homelessness in Ottawa
April 24, 2015 / News

The average homeless person in Ottawa has spent nearly┬áfour years living on the streets and in shelters across the city, a new survey reveals. (by Tanya Kirnishni, Ottawa Citizen -┬áApr.24, … More

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