Tag Archives: homelessness

Website will provide homelessness workers best practices from across Canada

TORONTO, July 5, 2019 – A new Homelessness Learning Hub will give frontline community workers who serve people experiencing homelessness a central website that brings together best practices in the sector and offers training through online self-directed courses. The Honourable Judy Sgro, Member of Parliament for Humber River– Black Creek, on behalf of the Honourable […]

Government strategy on youth homelessness must focus on mental health needs, report says

TORONTO, April 6, 2017 – Governments must focus on the mental health challenges faced by young people in Canada in order to effectively address youth homelessness, says a policy brief released today by researchers and community groups. The report by the  Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, based at York University, and A Way Home Canada, calls […]

State of Homelessness in Canada report: Additional $1 a week per Canadian could end homelessness

OTTAWA, October 20, 2016 – Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 released today in Ottawa by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness. The report presents recommendations […]

Media Advisory: Report on state of homelessness in Canada to be released Oct. 20

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 […]