Category Archives: Poverty-Homelessness

Canada – We Need To Talk

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 […]

Homeless Hub – 12 case studies

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, […]

NZ efforts on homelessness

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 […]

National Housing strategy

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 […]

Luncheon: Youth Advisory Committee

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 […]

Homelessness

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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 […]