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Blog
Jun 17, 2018
Front page of the 1996 Inquest Update. Heading says "Presiding coroner angrily demands: Don't use the H**** word any more!"

Faulkner Inquest proceedings avoid the 'H' word

Cathy Crowe
Recent inquest into the death of Grant Faulkner, who died in January 2015, excluded evidence on affordable housing, shelter availability, or the effectiveness of the cold weather alert system.
Blog
Apr 12, 2018
Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr

Trading cars for shelter is a win-win

Yves Engler
By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
Blog
Mar 20, 2018
Street in Calgary. Photo: Brian Burke/flickr

Homelessness and employment: The case of Calgary

Nick Falvo
Too few jobs, inadequate income assistance programs, major health challenges and a lack of subsidized child care all pose barriers to employment for persons experiencing homelessness.
News
Dec 23, 2017
Stitch-by-Stitch's Unsettling Canada Day Sewing Circle was held in solidarity with Unsettling Canada 150 National Day of Action by Idle No More and Defenders of the Land. Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn

Plenty to do in a year of challenges: 2017 in rabble news

Cathryn Atkinson
From Indigenous demands for respect and recognition, to Donald Trump's dog whistles to racists, to the Canadian housing crisis, to changes in the NDP, 2017 was a busy news year for rabble writers.
Blog
Dec 1, 2017

Trudeau unveils National Housing Strategy

Krystalline Kraus
This week, the Trudeau government released its much anticipated National Housing Strategy. But talk is cheap. Let's see when, and if, the government will fill in the details.

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