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Media Advisory – Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness to announce national campaign to house 20,000 homeless people in three years
June 9, 2015 / Event

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) will announce the launch of the 20,000 Homes Campaign in Toronto on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The 20,000 Homes campaign is a national … More

Registry Week Boot Camp & campaign launch
May 13, 2015 / Event

The 20,000 Homes campaign will host a two day Registry Week Boot Camp in Toronto. The Registry Week Boot Camp is an intensive two day training for 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

Ottawa pilot project aims to triage cityÔÇÖs homeless
April 22, 2015 / News

Dedicated volunteers across Ottawa have been out in the rain this week talking with homeless people as part of a pilot housing project. by Tanya Kirnishni, Ottawa Citizen – April … More

Lessons from the 20,000 Homes pilot communities
March 10, 2015 / Event

The 20,000 Homes campaign will be hosting a webcast with representatives from Hamilton and Ottawa to share lessons learned┬áfrom recent pilot Registry Weeks. Date:┬áMay 20, 2015Time: 3 pm ESTLocation: n/a … More

RegionÔÇÖs survey highlights problem of homelessness
December 18, 2014 / News

Imagine being homeless for over 20 years. Imagine being 16 and home is trying to find a place to sleep at night. Though Waterloo Region is a relatively rich area, … More

Homelessness comes into focus
December 9, 2014 / News

Remember the Polaroid instant camera? It was a big novelty when it first came out. You took a picture, pulled out the self-developing film, and in just a few seconds … More

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