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Feb 23, 2017, 05:00 ET Canadian Definition of 'Ending Homelessness' Released Today

National organizations ask: "What does 'ending homelessness' mean and how do we know when we've reached that goal?" TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - In Canada, there has been no single, agreed-upon...


Nov 17, 2016, 05:00 ET Results of the first ever National Youth Homelessness Survey released today

The Home Depot Canada Foundation doubles investment; adds an additional $10 Million over two years to help end youth homelessness, brings total commitment to $20 Million by 2018 OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2016 ...


Oct 20, 2016, 11:00 ET State of Homelessness in Canada report: Additional $1 a week per Canadian could end homelessness

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - 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...


Jun 09, 2016, 05:00 ET New guide shows how to include human rights into plans for homeless youth

TORONTO, June 9, 2016 /CNW/ - A new guide released today shows how to include human rights into plans and strategies for homeless youth after the United Nations asked countries around the globe to...


Jun 02, 2016, 05:00 ET New report calls on Ontario to step up and lead youth homeless strategy

TORONTO, June 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario has the opportunity to be a leader in eliminating youth homelessness through a targeted strategy that would not only manage the crisis but prevent it, says a new ...


May 16, 2016, 05:00 ET National framework for defining an 'end to homelessness', released today

Definition needed to set clear goals to end homelessness across the country; consultations are next TORONTO, May 16, 2016 /CNW/ - What does 'ending homelessness' mean and how do communities know if...


Apr 11, 2016, 05:00 ET Time is right for federal government to invest in youth homelessness, says new brief

TORONTO, April 11, 2016 /CNW/ - In a policy brief released today, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University, in partnership with A Way Home, is calling on the new federal government ...


Oct 29, 2015, 05:00 ET A Way Home: New National Coalition Works Together to End Youth Homelessness

Coalition sets a 10-year mandate to end youth homelessness in Canada OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - In an unprecedented example of collaboration, six national organizations have come together to...


Mar 03, 2015, 06:00 ET Poll suggests Ontarians reject "Safe Streets Act"; find it unsuitable for dealing with homelessness.

TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The results of a recent poll suggest Ontarians broadly reject the use of the "Safe Streets Act" and policing as an effective way of dealing with homelessness. Instead,...