GroundWire | Homelessness in Canada special episode

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Episode description

This episode is GroundWire's contribution to the 14th annual Homelessness Marathon, originally aired across the country on February 23/24 (Note that we added the feature from CKDU after the marathon aired).

This episode of GroundWire was produced on traditional Mi'kmaq territory in Halifax, Nova Scotia, hosted by Mat Wilush.

Headlines

OCAP releases a new report "Out in the Cold: The Crisis in Toronto's Shelter System" | GroundWire

Canada's first LGBT youth shelter opens in Toronto | GroundWire  

Yonge Street Mission in Toronto moves to Chinatown but receives an unwelcomed response | Sawyer Bogdan, CJRU

Features

Research on the daughters of homeless fathers | Sarah Rowe, CJSW

Metro Non-Profit Housing Association in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | Emily Rendell-Watson, CKDU

Community Radio Report

Giving Homeless people a voice in the choice: excerpts from the 18th annual homelessness marathon in the U.S. | GroundWire

Music this week was by Ryan Arcand

We thank all our contributors this week, Emily Joveski, Aaron Levy, and Gretchen King

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