OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2016 - The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness will release the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report Thursday at a media conference in Ottawa.
Who: Tim Richter, President of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University
Erin Dej, Canadian Observatory on Homeless, Post-Doctoral Fellow
What: The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and York University’s Canadian Observatory on Homelessness will release the State of Homelessness in Canada: 2016 Report. It features an updated look at the face of homelessness in Canada as well as recommendations for the federal National Housing Strategy.
When: 11am, Oct. 20, 2016
Where: Charles Lynch Room,
Room 130-S of Centre Block
House of Commons
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute that is committed to conducting and mobilizing research so as to contribute to effective solutions to homelessness.
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness leads a national movement of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end homelessness in Canada.
York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 26 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 295,000 alumni York U's fully bilingual Glendon campus is home to Southern Ontario's Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education.
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