Cathy Crowe

Cathy Crowe is a street nurse, author and filmmaker who works nationally and locally on health and social justice issues. Her work has included taking the pulse of health issues affecting homeless people including shelter conditions and inadequate housing, the return of tuberculosis and bedbugs, discrimination and a high mortality rate. She has fostered numerous coalitions and advocacy initiatives that have achieved significant public policy victories.

Cathy is the recipient of numerous awards including honourary Doctorates in Law, Science and Nursing, an international Human Rights and Nursing Award and the prestigious Atkinson Economic Justice Award. Cathy is the author of Dying for a Home: Homeless Activists Speak Out and was the Executive Producer and researcher for the national documentary film and community development project Home Safe with filmmaker Laura Sky.

Cathy's website is www.cathycrowe.ca

Cathy Crowe
Blog
Nov 27, 2016

Let's walk the talk and actually build some housing

Cathy Crowe
The federal government's report "Let's Talk Housing," released on National Housing Day, regurgitates what is already known about the housing and homelessness crisis in Canada.
Blog
Jun 28, 2016

This is what NIMBY sounds like

Cathy Crowe
The NIMBY homeless variety is pure and simple discrimination. If we hear it, we should stop it.
Blog
Apr 30, 2016

Spotlight on homeless deaths

Cathy Crowe
Naheed Dosani
Investigative journalism makes a difference in the court of public opinion and social policy.

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