homeless

Podcast
Jan 16, 2016

Need for homeless state of emergency in B.C.

Redeye
Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles all declared states of emergency last year, allowing them better access to funding to tackle the homeless crisis. Vancouver and Victoria should do the same.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2013

Canada's voter ID law challenged in court

Redeye
A few years ago, changes to the Election Act made it harder for homeless people to vote. Earlier this year, the BC Civil Liberties Association were part of a case that is challenging the law.
Podcast
Jun 14, 2012

Inquest into death of Michael Vann Hubbard

Redeye
In 2009, Vancouver police shot and killed a man staying at a homeless shelter. The inquest into his death heard the police officer involved did not have adequate training in mental health issues.
Podcast
May 11, 2011

Vancouver homeless shelters close

Pivot Legal Society
Sean Spear from Raincity Housing talks about the need for permanent year-round shelters as a first point of contact for hard to house people.
Event

National Housing Day in Toronto: The People's Assembly on the Right to Housing

Nov 20, 2015
Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity Square Superior Court of Justice (outside), 361 University Ave.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.5572" N, 79° 22' 53.292" W
Ontario CA
Join the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario and the Right to Housing Coalition in Toronto for a march and People's Assembly on Friday November 20 to mark National Housing Day!‎
Event

Federal town hall forum and homeless memorial

Feb 9, 2010
Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity Square (just west of the Eaton Centre between Dundas and Queen Street)
M5G 1B1 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 14.6988" N, 79° 22' 53.13" W
Ontario CA
Homeless memorial, community lunch, & federal party & community panel regarding ongoing recession and the harsh impact on many vulnerable people and communities.
Event

The Community Dialogue Sessions: housing the homeless

Nov 24, 2009 to Nov 26, 2009
Firehall Arts Centre
280 E Cordova St.
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 56.0784" N, 123° 5' 52.7244" W
British Columbia CA
The Community Dialogue Sessions: housing the homeless will get at the nuts and bolts of creating safe, affordable and supportive housing.
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