Homeless Resources
housinghomeless.ca
Street Sleeper uses innovation to tackle challenges facing homeless people. We upcycle advertising billboards, destined for landfill, into survival sleeping bags for homeless. is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver and Victoria by homeless and low-income vendors.

Indicators of Well-being

in Canada

Cherry picking the statistics. NO Statistics since 2012? Here is the web site and its claims.

Policy Resolution 162!

162. Affordable National Housing Strategy WHEREAS Canada does not have a long-term national plan for housing; WHEREAS the LPC at its 2012 convention adopted a priority resolution calling for development of a comprehensive national housing strategy. National Housing Strategy – Resolution 162 There were days when Canada had an affordable housing program. However they didn’t survive the Liberal government. The cuts started in 1996 when then Finance Minister Paul Martin downloaded responsibility for housing programs to the provinces, and it`s been all downhill from there. Old news? 2014 02 23 Liberal hypocrisy in Liberal resolutions
What’s getting done? Victoria, B.C. Community Resources Vancouver Island Resources BC Provincial Canadian Federal

Victoria considers micro-housing

solution to homeless camping

by Keith Vasson: May 12, 2015
CHEK News Victoria, BC
Victoria's $30M homeless housing plan stumbles through another hurdle Oct 14, 2015
Another Plan. Homeless people given $20 to attend meeting on housing in Victoria, BC
Touching Viral Video  about homelessness might change your perspective on the issue
Denver Police Arrest 10  activists for building free housing for the homeless in public park

We know exactly how to end

homelessness in Canada

Housing First strategies are known to work — and they save us money
Research Report What will it take to end Homelessness?
Canada does not collect monthly or annual data on the number of homeless persons in Canada.
Benefit cap on social housing will leave thousands homeless, landlords warn. Up to 82,000 specialist homes for most vulnerable residents, including domestic violence victims, at threat of closure

NEWS elsewhere

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NEWS

In Portland, Once Unwelcome Tent City

Becomes 'Dignity Village'

By Marcus Harrison Green, Yesterday, YES! Magazine
 Photo by Seattle City Council. Creative Commons licensed.  Photo by Seattle City Council. Creative Commons licensed. Gregory Kloehn Builds Tiny Homes for Homeless - NationSwell by Thomas Shomaker on May 5, 2015; A Big-Hearted Man and His Calling to Build Tiny Houses for Oakland's Homeless Read More Read More