Please watch this excellent short video (on YouTube) reminding us in Canada that we have some significant issues to address when it comes to youth poverty. Some notable faces give us startling reminders to talk about: One of out five children in Canada lives in poverty One of the highest teen suicide rates Access to to […]
Promising Practices: 12 Case Studies in Supportive Housing for People with Mental Health and Addiction Issues Zahir Din; Lynette Katsivo; Joshua Murray; Jessica Petrillo; Greg Suttor ACCESS THIS RESOURCE To showcase the expertise in the sector, and to help support implementation of new supportive housing, Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO), Canadian Mental Health Association, […]
The government of New Zealand wants to end homelessness in that country’s capital city through a pilot that aims to get more than 400 people off the streets of Auckland. It has teamed up with Auckland Council and community social housing providers on a two-year pilot that has the lofty goal of ending homelessness in […]
Finally a National Housing Strategy Increasingly, those involved in improving the future of our society are identifying housing as a key issue. Solving problems in each local area is perhaps less efficient and less effective than addressing the problem with a strategy and some solutions that can be applied across the country. The Social Planning […]
International Women’s Day event at the CanadianMuseum for Human Rights. Jane Meagher of MHRI speaks on her experiences.
March 8, 2018 Join us on March 8th, 2018, at 7pm not only to celebrate International Women’s Day but to be part of the positive change here in Manitoba to support Indigenous women and the homeless. The theme of this evening is to connect homelessness and addiction to the MMIWG; case in point, Tina Fontaine. […]
December 10, 2017 Manitobans for human rights Youth Advisory Committee 2nd annual luncheon, in commemoration of International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2017 Our second annual luncheon’s will be centered around homelessness featuring a film and local speakers who are working the front lines in downtown Winnipeg. There will be short introductions, and a panel […]
Jesse Thistle. Photo: CBC Finally, the fact that homelessness means more than providing a physical dwelling is getting attention. At the recent CAEH (Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness) annual convention in Winnipeg, speaker Jesse Thistle talked about indigenous homelessness, and the need for Indigenous people to come home as a community. The federal government spent […]